Bugatti Veyron to Take Final Bow at Geneva Motor Show

Craig Cole
by Craig Cole

The clock is ticking. Bugatti will reveal its 450th and final Veyron super-ultra-stupendous-luxury-performance car at next month’s Geneva Motor Show.

This series-ending machine is expected to be a special bespoke version of the Grand Sport Vitesse model. Appropriately given its importance this model will likely feature a unique paint job and additional carbon fiber elements. Likewise, the car’s interior ought to be enhanced as well.

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Naturally this end-of-the-line Veyron will be motivated by an engine for the ages, more specifically the company’s legendary 8.0-liter W16 that delivers an organ-bruising 1,200-hp and more than 1,000 lb-ft of peak torque.

But as amazing as this machine is it’s run its lifespan; remember it was first introduced back in 2005. As it bows out Bugatti will now be able to focus its energy on creating a worthy successor. The follow-up act to the Veyron will supposedly be called the Chiron; it’s rumored to have 1,500 horses and maybe even electrically driven turbochargers.

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[Source: GT Spirit]

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Craig Cole
Craig Cole

Born and raised in metro Detroit, Craig was steeped in mechanics from childhood. He feels as much at home with a wrench or welding gun in his hand as he does behind the wheel or in front of a camera. Putting his Bachelor's Degree in Journalism to good use, he's always pumping out videos, reviews, and features for AutoGuide.com. When the workday is over, he can be found out driving his fully restored 1936 Ford V8 sedan. Craig has covered the automotive industry full time for more than 10 years and is a member of the Automotive Press Association (APA) and Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA).

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