Simon Cowell sells his Bugatti Veyron at Barrett-Jackson Auction for 1.3 million.
Barrett-Jackson announced a last minute but much anticipated consignment that will be a part of the 1400 cars to be auctioned during the company’s Scottsdale auction. Simon Cowell’s pristine 2008 Bugatti Veyron 16.4, purchased new at Bugatti Beverly Hills, will be offered at the 43rd Annual Scottsdale Auction, Jan. 12-19, 2014.
Mr. Cowell’s Veyron is the first certified, pre-owned vehicle in the new program being offered by Bugatti. The vehicle includes a full one-year, extended factory warranty offered directly through Bugatti. Four brand new tires and a complete service make Mr. Cowell’s Veyron the perfect certified, pre-owned vehicle. The Veyron has 1300 miles, all of which were personally driven by Simon Cowell. The custom black paint with black interior is one of only a handful of black on black Veyrons in America. With over 1000 horsepower at 6000 RPM, the 8.0 L W16-Cylinder, ALL wheel drive, 7-speed automated dual clutch transmission made this car in 2008 the fastest street legal car in America with a top speed of 253.81 mph.
“This is an impressive vehicle, the first certified, pre-owned Bugatti Veyron,” said Craig Jackson, Chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “We appreciate Mr. Cowell’s late entry and are excited to see the strong interest there will be in the chance to bid on such an exceptional vehicle. Celebrities have trusted Barrett-Jackson to handle the sales of their cars for decades and Mr. Cowell has followed suit.”