On the surface, the story of 1988 Le Mans winner Andy Wallace testing a new Bugatti, for whom he works as official test driver, doesn’t sound at all unusual.
On hearing that the Bugatti in question is electric, you might wonder what new battery-powered hypercar the company is working on, perhaps in relation to the rumors of it joining Rimac. But then you’re told of the circa-£30,000 ($40,000) starting price and quickly run out of ideas.
The key here is the size of said Bugatti. At 75 percent, this newly-built, officially-sanctioned Type 35 replica is built by The Little Car Company, a British firm setting out to give children and their parents alike the ultimate automotive plaything.
Hand-built at The Little Car Company’s new facility at Bicester Heritage in Oxfordshire, England, the miniature replica is a reimagining of