• Sep 12th 2007 at 12:58PM
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There was an official release of the all-aluminum Bugatti Pur Sang somewhere in Frankfurt this week, but it wasn't at the official Frankfurt Auto Show. In fact, once it was shown -- presumably, once -- it wasn't seen again. Not much of a loss, really, because you won't be likely to see one either: Bugatti's only making five of them. That's even more exclusive than the edtion-of-twenty Lamborghini Reventon.

The Pur Sang is a standard-issue Bugatti stripped of all of its paint. That means raw aluminum and carbon fiber face the 200+ MPH elements in their naked states. We don't know how it looks in person, but in pics we'd have to say it's the prettiest Bugatti we've seen. Without the two-tone paint job, the car doesn't remind us of a giant Stacy Adams shoe. It's also a couple hundred pounds lighter, not that you were looking to shave weight or tenths off the car.

And heaven only knows how Bugatti will decide who gets the five examples. But of course, if you really wanted one you can always stop by Earl Scheib and have your Bugatti stripped. Since it only costs $99 to put paint on a car, it's probably not much more to take it off. Just an idea. In the mean time, be sure to check out the hi-res gallery of pics.

[Source: World Car Fans]

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      • 8 Years Ago
      Ohhhhhhh wowwwwwwww!
      50 cent is gonna love this!

      • 8 Years Ago
      It looks a bit weird but very cool at the same time.
      • 8 Years Ago
      Spectacular. Simply spectacular.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Saw one of these at Luxautica in Orlando FL........Stunning to say the least.
      • 8 Years Ago
      Every DeLorean in the world just got jealous.
      • 8 Years Ago
      Bugatti's web site has much better pix of the Pur Sang. Arguably the most beautiful car ever.
      • 8 Years Ago
      How long will it be until a blue, white and red stripe are run up the side and 'AA' painted on the rear?

      SMRT, I mean SMART though.
      • 8 Years Ago
      Good start. They just need to shave off another 1000 or so pounds
      • 8 Years Ago
      This is what Bugatti should have done from the start... It looks so much better than the painted ones its almost ridiculous...

      I feel bad for anyone who already bought a Bugatti and now has to look at this beauty...
        • 8 Years Ago
        I couldn't agree more. I'd take one in pink and poop color if that was all it took to own one.
        • 8 Years Ago
        I don't feel bad for anyone with a Veyron.
      • 8 Years Ago
      That's how a $1,000,000 car should look, beautiful.
      • 8 Years Ago
      Absolute hotness
      • 8 Years Ago
      Sunny day in Florida + This car = Death for surrounding drivers...

      I think its gorgeous tho...
        • 8 Years Ago
        consider the poor valet schlub that has to touch the door handle in the Florida or Arizona sun...
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