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Bugatti is owned by WHO? These are the most powerful players in the supercar world

by | Last updated on Oct 21, 2022 at 12:10PM | Published on Oct 21, 2022 | Quiz

Did you know that Volkswagen owns both Bentley and Lamborghini?

You might know the Volkswagen Group is powerful, but do you know just how powerful it is?

And do you know which supercar brand recently took over Bugatti?

Take the quiz to find out how much you really know about the complex world of supercars and the brands behind them.

Some of the answers might surprise you.

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#1. Which famous motorcycle manufacturer does VW own?

The Volkswagen Group famously owns a variety of high-profile brands including Bentley, Lamborghini, Audi and Ducati.

#2. Which iconic sports car brand is currently owned by Chinese group Geely?

Geely completed the acquisition of Lotus in 2017.

The Chinese automotive group also owns Polestar, Volvo, Proton and 7.6 percent of Aston Martin.

#3. Which car manufacturer is NOT listed on the stock market?

Porsche, which is currently part of the Volkswagen family, is not listed in the stock market.

However, that’s going to change soon as the long-awaited Porsche IPO is due next year.

 

#4. Which supercar manufacturer is the majority shareholder of Bugatti?

Rimac, a Croatian hypercar manufacturer, owns 55 percent of Bugatti.

Porsche owns the remaining 45 percent.

#5. Ferrari actually started out as...

Enzo Ferrari founded Auto Avio Costruzioni in 1939.

It was initially created as Alfa Romeo‘s racing division but Ferrari had a fallout with the then CEO of Alfa Romeo and decided to go solo.

In 1957, the company changed its name to Auto Costruzioni Ferrari.

The rest is history.

 

#6. How many brands does the Stellantis group own?

Stellantis owns 16 brands: Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Citroën, Dodge, DS, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Jeep, Lancia, Maserati, Mopar, Opel, Peugeot, Ram and Vauxhall.

#7. Which of these supercar manufacturers is NOT privately owned?

Ownership of Aston Martin is split between several firms – both public and private.

Lawrence Stroll, father of F1 driver Lance Stroll, owns a 20 percent stake through one of his investment companies.

#8. Which of these is true?

Rolls-Royce acquired Bentley in the 1930s and sold it to VW nearly 70 years later, in 1998.

 

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