Bugatti Galibier 'On Ice,' Could Still Be Built
The Bugatti Galibier isn’t entirely dead.
With Wolfgang Dürheimer now at the helm of Bugatti, the CEO admits that though the Bugatti Galibier project is “on ice,” but periodically revisits the ultra-luxury sedan which originally debuted in concept form at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show. Earlier this year, former Bugatti boss Dr. Wolfgang Schreiber confirmed that the Galibier was officially off the table and would not be the vehicle to follow up on the company’s Veyron.
Next year, the French automaker is expected to unveil a replacement for its Veyron 16.4 supercar as it ends its limited production run. If the Galibier was to become a reality, it was believed to be powered by a W16 engine with 1,340 hp and a top speed of 235 mph.
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Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.
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