What good is an automaker without an automobile? Bugatti is getting darn close to finding out, now that its solitary product – the all-conquering Veyron – is nearing the end of its production cycle. So what will the Alsatian marque do next?

Rumors have been circulating of a production four-door luxury super-sedan ever since Bugatti pulled the suede-lined tarp off the Galibier concept nearly two years ago. But company execs have remained pretty tight-lipped about it since then, leaving us all to speculate.

Now, however, the German car-mag of record Auto Motor und Sport claims to have Bugatti/Bentley chief Wolfgang Dürheimer on record confirming the Galibier's production for sometime late next year.

The super-sedan is expected to use a version of the Veyron's W16 engine, though it could be detuned to "only" 800 horsepower for more civilized motoring. Don't expect the price to drop from the Veyron's perch, however, with the tag still expected to top the million-euro mark. Even at those prices, however, Dürheimer reportedly expects to sell 1,000 to 1,500 examples of the Galibier (or whatever it might be called) – significantly more than the 300 Veyrons the company has built.


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      Jamie Stark
      • 3 Years Ago
      I'm asuming thats 1000-1500 for the enitre lifecycle, not 1000 a year, right? That would be about how many Phantoms are sold each year. I doubt Bugatti would find that many customers when the car costs €1m.
      Harry
      • 3 Years Ago
      Stunning!
      Syke
      • 3 Years Ago
      Only 300 Veyrons ever sold? Total? Boy, it seems like there had to be at least four magazine/internet/television tests for every Veyron sold. The press car must really be worn out. And yeah, I'm guessing 1000 means over the lifespan of the design.
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Syke
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      fares
      • 3 Years Ago
      The outside is beyond ugly especially the back... more exhausts???
      HaterSlayer
      • 3 Years Ago
      Come on powerball
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      kcroc10077
      • 3 Years Ago
      Looks like a front stretched Chrysler 300.
      Hellcamino59
      • 3 Years Ago
      The future car of over-payed rappers. Wurd to yo mutha.
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Hellcamino59
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      Adrián Cr
      • 3 Years Ago
      Here comes the Ultimate Panamera with uncountable special editions that are nearly the same only paint and a badge...
      SloopJohnB
      • 3 Years Ago
      Build too many of them and who wants to pay Bugatti prices? Exclusivity is their hallmark. #Fail
      • 3 Years Ago
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