• Bugatti Galibier will go into production as the Royale

A leaked document about Bugatti’s future product planning revealed some very interesting facts about the company’s plans for the year. We already know that the final unit of the Veyron will be produced in December, but what we didn’t know was that the Galibier will be put into production as the Royale. That is, unless Bugatti is looking to unveil a entirely new supercar which we doubt. Look for the new Royale to be debuted in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

Bugatti’s first Royale was launched back in 1927 and was the automotive answer to ultimate luxury. The large luxury car was originally powered by a 12.7-liter straight-eight, but the modern reincarnation will carry the same W16 engine found in the Veyron, linked to an electric motor, and reduced to about 850 HP. This engine will be mated to a dual-clutch gearbox.

Only six units were built of the original Royale during 1927-1933, even though 25 were planned. For the next installment of the luxury vehicle, Bugatti plans on selling 3,000 units in less than six years, each priced at about 1 million Euros ($1.4 million at the current rates).


Source: Autoblog.nl

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  (331) posted on 08.31.2012

This is the most powerful Sedan car that will be released by Bugatti. I’m sure Bugatti fans would be so excited.

  (569) posted on 06.24.2011

I don’t think this one will gonna hit the market if they release it. First of all, its like a Veyron’s little brother but a luxury one.

  (428) posted on 06.24.2011

Well, let’s just see if this one would actually work. I must admit that I am also not that keen with the idea of the Galibier, but it would probably would be a good idea to see how this runs out.

  (594) posted on 06.24.2011

Hey, why all the hate for the Galibier? The car actually looks good, and it really has superb performance. Maybe you don’t like it because you can’t afford it, tee-hee-hee!

  (399) posted on 06.24.2011

hmm. What else to say?But this car is simply perfect for its impressive styling and performance. This car comes in a million price tag so I Was expecting that no one will anticipate it.

  (434) posted on 06.24.2011

Wow! This Bugatti car seems to be powerful and as expected it has an impressive look. And I think this car would be the successor of the Veyron.

  (401) posted on 06.23.2011

For crying out loud, are they really planning on getting this one into production? Come on, this one is just a total waste of effort, just come up with a Veyron successor already.

  (501) posted on 06.23.2011

I am not really all that surprised that they would actually be putting this one into production, they have actually been drumming that possibility up since they have introduced the concept a few months back.

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