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Julius Kruta

Julius KrutaJulius Kruta caught the Bugatti bug at Prescott in England in the early 1980s and in 1994 he started a company specialising in hand-built Bugatti models. After graduating in 2000 with a thesis on Bugatti, he embarked on a career in marketing with Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S and in 2003 became ‘Head of Tradition’, a position he held until summer 2018. Julius now works as a freelance historian and automotive adviser. He has written several books on the Bugatti marque and has been a regular Concours d’Elegance judge in Europe and America. He lives with his wife and two children in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Julius is co-author of one of our ‘Great Cars’ books that tells the story of the Bugatti Type 50 and of one chassis in particular – chassis 50177.