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  Bugatti is a French car manufacturer and was founded in 1909. The company was known for its engineering in automobiles and for the artistic designs with the Type 57SC Atlantic being a fine example. The manufacturer has also has a lot of success on the race track and won the Monaco GP in 1930 for the first time. The manufacturer went into financial trouble after the death of its owner and after the WWII and only after it was bought by Volkswagen did it come back into prominence.

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Bugatti just posted a pretty interesting teaser image on its Facebook page. This image reveals nearly nothing, and Bugatti is being rather tight lipped about it all. The only thing that Bugatti let us know is that we will see it in full next week at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show via a blurb under the image that reads "The next #Bugatti #Legend is about to be revealed at the Frankfurt Motorshow #IAA Who could it be?"

Yes indeed, who could it be? Lets do some math to find out. Just the other day we reported that any thought of producing the 16C Galibier was axed, so unless the Bugatti boss was just trying to throw our scent, we do not expect this to be the Super Sedan .

A second model that circulated around the rumor wire was the SuperVeyron Veyron , which was rumored to deliver up to 1,600 horsepower, but that was given the axe treatment even before the Galibier.

The only option this leave us is the successor to the Veyron, which Bugatti officials have confirmed is already in the works. Now, whether it will carry the "Veyron" name badge or some variant of it remained to be seen. In reference to what will be in Frankfurt, our assumption is that, given the successor isn’t expected for a few years, that this is simply a concept of that model.

Of course we are not 100 percent certain, so we are not ready to hedge our bets just yet, because Bugatti is famous for releasing random special edition Veyrons , and this very well could be one.

Click past the jump to read more about the now-eliminated 1,600 horsepower SuperVeyron.

Bugatti 16 C Galibier

The "on-again, off-again" state of the Bugatti Galibier has changed more times in recent years than Taylor Swift’s relationship status on Facebook.

It’s a pity because the Galibier was actually a pretty tantalizing super sedan that complemented the more performance-oriented Veyron supercar nicely.

But after years of waffling on its future, Bugatti’s current CEO Wolfgang Dürheimer may have finally put the final nail on the Galibier’s coffin.

Speaking to Motor Trend, Dürheimer bared his thoughts on the future of the Galibier and apparently, the super sedan doesn’t have much of a future anymore, at least as far as a production model is concerned. The new Bugatti CEO, who was actually the engineering brains behind the Veyron, expressed concern regarding the company’s capability in supporting two expensive models. The business case to handle two expensive models doesn’t add up given Bugatti’s current setup, and with the Veyron expected to receive a long-overdue replacement, something had to be sacrificed.

And that something appears to be the Galibier.

We don’t like it any more than a lot of people do, but you know what they say, "business is business".

Click past the jump to read about the Bugatti Galibier

Source: Motor Trend
Bugatti SuperVeyron

It was fun while it lasted, but now all the gossip and whispers are about to come to a stop.

The long-rumored, and we can imagine, often-fantasized Bugatti SuperVeyron will not happen. Not now. Not tomorrow. Not in the distant future.

(*Cue the sighs of disappointment)

The official word finally came out of the mouth of Bugatti president Dr. Wolfgang Schreiber, who spoke with Autoblog at Pebble Beach last weekend and unloaded the bombshell on the industry.

The news was disappointing, although something that wasn’t all that surprising considering the nature of the industry and the economy these days. Besides, the Veyron is still alive and kicking, as evidenced by the recent unveiling of the Jean-Pierre Wimille Edition at the same event over the weekend.

it would’ve been nice, though, to see a 1,600-horsepower Veyron out on the road, one that would have little problem establishing itself as the fastest and most powerful production car on the planet. But alas, it won’t happen so all’s left is to wonder what might have been.

Then again, Dr. Schreiber did say that a replacement for the Veyron is already in the works once the beloved Bugatti rides off into the sunset. We’re not sure if that one’s going to pack close to the 1,600 horsepower the SuperVeyron was rumored to have, but it did give us reason to hope.

Click past the jump to read about the since shot-down Bugatti SuperVeyron

Source: Autoblog
Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport

Here’s a dilemma we’d like all of you answer: if you had around $30,000 in your pocket and you have to use it by the end of the day, would you spend it on a 2014 Ford Mustang or would you shell out just over $25,000 - and pocket the rest - for a one-day fling with the Bugatti Veyron .

On one hand, it’s easy to say that you’d rather have the Mustang permanently. On the other hand, the decision becomes a little trickier when you take into account that you’re going to be allowed to spend 24 hours with the mightiest supercar of them all.

Holders Vehicle Contracts will tell you that it’s an easy choice (rent the Veyron!) and for the most part, it makes a compelling case. It’s not everyday that you can get to seat behind the wheel of a car of the Veyron’s stature. You pay the steep rental price of £16,500 ($25,490) for it, enjoy its company for one day, and then check it off of your bucket list.

Sounds like a good deal, right? Well, it is, especially if you don’t mind spending the next cognizant of the reality that you just spent a little over $25,000 for one day with the Veyron.

In the event you want more than just one day of bonding with the Veyron, you can likewise avail of Holders Vehicle Contracts’ weekend option for the supercar, allowing you spend the entire weekend with it for £45,000 ($69,516).

There’s nothing cheap about the Bugatti Veyron and if you want to be in the company of class and exotic appeal, you might find value in what Holden Vehicle Contracts is offering.

Click past the jump to read about the Bugatti Veyron

Source: Holdovers VC
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In every company in the world, there are people that have helped elevate it to supremacy and some companies see it fit to celebrate its heroes. Bugatti is doing just that by preparing a series of six individual Veyron models, specially developed to pay tribute to the people that "have played a crucial role in its history and which have helped creating its mystique."

The first from this special series is called Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse "Jean-Pierre Wimille" Edition and, as its name suggests, it pays tribute to Jean-Pierre Wimille — a racecar driver that brought two Le Mans victories to Bugatti.

This special edition was inspired by the Bugatti 57G Tank that won the Le Mans in 1937. It comes with a two-tone paint job that features blue clear-coated carbon fiber and a light Wimille Bleu. Under the hood, this Bugatti Veyron stays bone stock, leaving it at the amazing 8-liter W-16 engine that delivers 1,200 horsepower and 1,100 pound-feet of torque.

The model will be making its world debut at the US The Quail/Pebble Beach set to take place from 16 to 18 August.

Click past the jump to read more about Jean-Pierre Wimille.

Bugatti SuperVeyron

By now, everybody that follows the auto industry knows that Bugatti is preparing the wickedest version of its Veyron supercar to date.

It’s been dubbed the SuperVeyron and insiders have described it as "a fantasy in terms of its performance". That being said, Autocar is reporting that the SuperVeyron will be priced at a staggering £5 million, which is about $7.7 million based on current exchange rates.

In any language, that price tag is beyond ridiculous.

However, for those with the financial wherewithal to make such a purchase, they can take comfort knowing that they spent their money on a car that will put just about every other supercar in this world to absolute shame.

It’s not every day that Bugatti can wax hyperbole, given that the Veyron is already considered one of the fastest and most powerful supercars in the world. But anytime you can outdo even that with a supremely limited edition that’s fixing to shatter records left and right, then there’s really no such thing as exaggerated claims.

Click past the jump to read about the Bugatti SuperVeyron

Source: Autocar UK
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When you hear the word "supercar" we bet that one of the first models to come to mind is the Bugatti Veyron . It is definitely not the prettiest car out there - in fact quite the opposite with its jelly-bean-like shape - but it is definitely the fastest one out there.

After all it can sprint from 0 to 60 mph in just 2.5 seconds and goes up to an amazing top speed of 257 mph. The SuperSport version entered the Guinness World Book with a top speed of 267 mph, but for the customers the speed is limited to "just" 257 mph.

This infographic shows you what a $2.2 million car offers you. It must offer some pretty cool features if you consider the fact that you can buy 92 Kia C’eeds equipped with a 1.6-liter engine, or a diamond ring or, even better eight new houses with the money it costs.

Click past the jump to see the entire infographic and to read more about the Bugatti Veyron.

Source: Stedas

Now here’s a treat you don’t get to see everyday

Sure, not everybody was invited to this event, but it was by no means less enjoyable.

Recently, Bugatti held an exclusive track day event at the Paul Ricard Circuit where it invited its "dearest friends" to get an opportunity to get behind the wheel of a Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vittese .

That’s pretty awesome if only for that small detail about the whole event being limited to an exclusive few, or in this case, people who probably owned Veyrons of their own.

But for those guys who went to the event, congratulations to all of you. Not everybody gets a chance to drive one of the fastest cars in the world, even if it’s being done under the observation of Bugatti test driver Pierre-Henri Raphanel.

Oh, Bugatti also brought along a slew of Veyron Grand Sports, making the event that much more fantastic. At least for those who attended the event.

Click past the jump to read about the Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse

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In the past few weeks, the Dubai Police expanded its fleet with the craziest supercars out there, ranging from a Camaro SS up to some of the most exclusive models in the world, like the Aston Martin One-77 and Bugatti Veyron .

Before you get too impressed though, it looks like the Veyron is not actually part of the crazy Dubai fleet.

This comes from an email we received from our friends at Kahn Design who realized that the image of the Veyron police car looked an awful lot like one of their cars. From what we can see, this is, in fact, a bad Photoshop applied to one of Kahn’s images. We thought something looked a little strange about that image.

So, what about the rest of the lineup? Are the police officers really driving an Aston Martin One-77, or is it another fake?

We’re not too sure what the Dubai Police force was thinking when it released this image, but we think it is time for an admission if this is truly a fake. And if so, shame on them!

Click past the jump to read more about the Bugatti Veyron and see the two images put face to face.

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Imagine the Lamborghini Aventador , Ferrari FF , Aston Martin One-77 and Chevrolet Camaro SS all in one place. No, we are not talking about the cars that would occupy our dream garage; we are just talking about the cars from the insane Dubai Police fleet. To make it even crazier, another supercar has just joined the lineup: the Bugatti Veyron .

So, let’s figure out how many horsepower the fleet now has at its disposal to catch bad guys. there’s 700 from the Aventador; 660 from the FF; 750 from the One-77; 426 from the Camaro SS; and 1,001 from the Veyron. That gives the Dubai police force a total of more than 3,500 horsepower! Hopefully it has a very large stable and a stacked bank account to go along with it.

The problem with the Veyron is that the police officers could be forced to end a chase early, considering the huge gasoline appetite the Veyron has.

We’re just wondering what’s next on the force’s list; can you guess?

Click past the jump to read more about the Bugatti Veyron.

Source: ibtimes

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