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by Matt Brogan

As the Bugatti Veyron nears the end of its lifecycle, original images of the supercar’s design have surfaced in Quattroruote Magazine showing what could have been if the 1999 design was adhered to.

Following Volkswagen’s purchase of the Bugatti nameplate in 1998, VW boss Ferdinand Piëch decided the first VW-made Bugatti needed to be a peerless supercar, asking SEAT design head Walter de’Silva and VW design chief Hartmut Warkuss to design two concepts.

Being too reserved in some aspects, and too over-the-top in others, Piëch ultimately chose Warkuss’ design over de’Silva’s.

With Quattroruote Magazine & Leftlane News




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