The French high-performance automobiles manufacturer give up the idea of a luxury sedan with hundreds of horsepower, developed on the Bugatti Galibier concept. In its place, the Volkswagen subsidiary will create a second generation of the Veyron supercar.
After closing accounts with the Veyron, perhaps the most popular supercar of the last decade, Bugatti has set priorities for the coming years. Although for some time now there has been speculation about the Bugatti’s intentions to give rise to a production version of the Galibier concept, a luxury sedan with nearly 1000 horsepower, the VAG Group officials have denied this information.
NO to the Bugatti Galibier – OK to the second generation Bugatti Veyron
Martin Winterkorn himself, the Volkswagen AG CEO, announced that Bugatti Galibier will not turn into a serial product. Instead, Bugatti will continue the success story of the Veyron with a descendant.
“The Galibier is officially dead,” Winterkorn confirmed. “We won’t do it. In its place will be a second-generation Veyron with more power.”
Although he did not disclosed any information about the future Veyron, Martin Winterkorn wanted to deny the information according to which a farewell version of the supercar is in working. Unofficial sources spoke about impressive resource for the last Bugatti Veyron: 1500 horsepower and a top speed over 450 km/h (280 mph). Unfortunately, they will not be materialised.