Author: Julius Kruta

Julius was born in Berlin and studied economics in Frankfurt. In 1994, he started the company EB Club, which specialized in handbuilt Bugatti models. While still at university in 1998, Kruta began working for VW, following its acquisition of the Bugatti brand, as the marque historian and consultant. Having completed a thesis on Bugatti, he began his career as a marketing assistant at Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. and in 2003 became Bugatti’s Head of Tradition. He has been a regular judge at Pebble Beach for the last seven years and is the author or co-author of several books on the marque, including The Bugatti Type 57S, Bugatti eine Renngeschichte von 1920–1939, and Bugatti: From Milan to Molsheim.

1994 Bugatti EB110 Super Sport

Forty years after Ettore Bugatti’s death in 1947, the once-legendary but moribund marque, one of the most renowned in automotive history, was acquired by ambitious Italian businessman Romano Artioli. His aim was nothing less than a resurrection of Bugatti in the form of a state-of-the-art supercar. Artioli chose Modena, home […]

1928 Bugatti Type 35C Grand Prix

Almost 80 years after its introduction, the Bugatti Type 35 remains one of the most iconic and historically significant cars to have ever raced. Without doubt, the Type 35 was responsible for Bugatti’s rise to the heights of 1920s Grand Prix racing and quickly became the most dominant participant of […]

1938 Bugatti Type 57C Special Coupe

With so many spectacular Bugattis, it takes a special car to stand out. It’s safe to say that this one-of-a-kind Type 57C Special coupe is one of the most intriguing Bugattis ever constructed. In June 1938, this car was built at the Bugatti factory in Molsheim. The frame, no. 278, […]