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Bugatti Chiron Replacement Could Be An Ultra-Luxury Sedan 18
Sep
Posted by Michael Gauthier in Bugatti, Bugatti Chiron, Bugatti Galibier, Reports on 09 18th, 2017


Bugatti unveiled the Galibier concept nearly eight years ago and it seems the company hasn't given up on the idea of an ultra-luxury sedan.
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This Is What Happens When Supercar Manufacturers Make Four-Door Sedans 1
Aug
Posted by Carscoops Staff in ASTON MARTIN, aston martin rapide, Bugatti, Bugatti Concepts, Bugatti Galibier, Ferrari, Ferrari Concepts, Lamborghini, Lamborghini Concepts, Maserati, Maserati Quattroporte, porsche, Porsche Panamera, Spotlight on 08 1st, 2016


There was a time – and it wasn't so long ago – that supercar manufacturers made two-door sports cars, and that was all they made. But these days their wealthy clientele demand the best of both worlds: the ability to transport the entire family at breakneck speeds and in the grandest of style.
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Bugatti Mulling Over Four New Models, Galibier Saloon Favored By CEO 30
Jul
Posted by Brad Anderson in Bugatti, Bugatti Chiron, Bugatti Galibier, Reports on 07 30th, 2016


Thought the Galibier was long gone? Well think again as speculation suggests the ultra-luxury sedan may in fact see the light of day as Bugatti tries to secure its future in the aftermath of the diesel emissions scandal that shook the Volkswagen Group to its core.
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Bugatti Galibier On Track to Get Over 1,000 Horsepower and Top Speed of 235mph 17
Aug
Posted by Darryl in Automotive, Bugatti, Bugatti Galibier, Bugatti Galibier Concept on 08 17th, 2012

Bugatti’s super-sedan, introduced as the Galibier concept in 2009, has been spinning on the rumor mill for a few years now. The recent developments in the production of what will be the world’s fastest production sedan ever, have moved forward with CEO Wolfgang Durheimer reassuring the guys at Car and Driver that the super-sedan is being pursued “with high energy”.

The Bugatti Galibier, in its stunning concept form, looks to be the ultimate successor to the Veyron. Now multimillionaires and billionaires can transport a few additional friends to the party faster than anyone else on the road when the Galibier becomes a reality. Car and Driver speculates on the idea of the Galibier having even more power than first imagined, possibly a ridiculous 1,400 horsepower. For a sedan to reach 235 mph, that figure may be reasonable.

The new Galibier is rumored to be introduced under the name “Royale”. The priority of the upcoming super-sedan, as Durheimer puts it, “…is sheer power, not a hybrid.” So don’t expect any heavy batteries or electric motors in this puppy. Purportedly, the design elements from the original Galibier concept have slightly changed. The final version will still need to be given the go-ahead by VW CEO Martin Winterkorn, supervisory board head Ferdinand Piech and the Durheimer.

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Bugatti Veyron Successor Confirmed – Could Be Hybrid 27
Jun
Posted by Malcolm Hogan in Automotive, Bugatti, Bugatti 16C Galibier, Bugatti Galibier, Bugatti Veyron, News, Veyron on 06 27th, 2012

Current Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse

Recent reports have confirmed Bugatti working on a successor to the Veyron, which could end up being a hybrid. Chief engineer Jens Schulenburg, told Auto Express that “We are working on the next super-sports car.”

Of course the Bugatti Galibier, appearing as stunning Luxury-Exotic concept a few years ago, will still be in the new lineup expected to debut in 2014 alongside of the Veyron successor. What tips us off as the Veyron successor potentially being a hybrid, is Schulenburg saying “The big challenge on the next car will be reducing weight – we are looking at some incredible technologies, such as wheels made entirely from carbon fibre. Hybrids are definitely something we’re looking at, too.”

Could you imagine a new Veyron with over 1,000 horsepower sporting a hodgepodge of electric motors and a big petrol engine? I sure could, as long as it makes some cool noise and pushes the current top speed of 268 mph to the next few notches.

 







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