Bugatti Veyron successor will have hybrid variant according to Volkswagen CEO

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Bugatti Veyron successor will have hybrid variant according to Volkswagen CEO

Martin Winterkorn, CEO of the Volkswagen Group, has confirmed that there will be a follow up to the Bugatti Veyron and that it will be offered with a hybrid drivetrain...

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Bugatti Veyron La Finale: Final ever Veyron supercar revealed
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Bugatti Veyron La Finale: Final ever Veyron supercar revealed

The Bugatti Veyron La Finale, the last of 450 Veyrons built, has been unveiled and detailed in full just prior to the start of the Geneva motor show. The La Finale, as with other open-top Grand Sport Vitesse models, features an 8.0-litre W16 engine mounted behind the passenger cell. It sends a mammoth 883kW (1200PS) of power and 1500Nm of torque to all four wheels via a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission...


Final Bugatti Veyron has been sold, will be displayed in Geneva
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Final Bugatti Veyron has been sold, will be displayed in Geneva

The 450th and final Bugatti Veyron, dubbed La Finale, has been sold and built, and will be on display at the upcoming 2015 Geneva motor show. Alongside it on the Geneva stage in the first week of March will be the first Bugatti Veyron. As you'd expect, Bugatti isn't revealing the identity of the purchaser of the last ever Veyron, except to say that it is a "customer from the Middle East"...


Bugatti Chiron production set back by awkward doors - report
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Bugatti Chiron production set back by awkward doors - report

Oddly shaped doors that make getting in and out difficult have reportedly set back the launch of the successor to the mighty Bugatti Veyron, dubbed the Bugatti Chiron. Automobile magazine claims the introduction of the new hypercar has been pushed out from 2015 to 2016 after Volkswagen Group heavyweights Ferdinand Piech and Martin Winterkorn both complained about the Chiron’s prohibitively narrow opening angle and overly wide sills...


Bugatti Veyron lake crash driver faces 20 years in prison
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Bugatti Veyron lake crash driver faces 20 years in prison

It may have been the most infamous car crash of its time, but the man who deliberately ploughed his Bugatti Veyron into a lake may soon be facing some serious jail time. Andy House bought the ultra-exotic Bugatti Veyron for US$1 million in 2009, and insured the car at US$2.2 million...


Bugatti readying 1100kW, 460km/h Veyron successor - report
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Bugatti readying 1100kW, 460km/h Veyron successor - report

The successor to the Bugatti Veyron will produce about 1100kW of power and target a 460km/h top speed, according to the latest reports. British publication Autocar claims Bugatti’s new-generation supercar is being put through a conceptual engineering program ahead of its planned unveiling in 2016 and the first customer deliveries the following year...


Next Bugatti will have hybrid drivetrain - report
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Next Bugatti will have hybrid drivetrain - report

The successor to the Bugatti Veyron hypercar will feature a hybrid drivetrain, insiders at the company have revealed. Sources who spoke anonymously with Reuters claim that new Bugatti president, Wolfgang Duerheimer, prefers the idea of hybrid drive for the Veyron's successor. The company won't be going down the path trod by the BMW i8, which features a turbocharged 1...


Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG: Brabus-tuned beast joins Dubai police force
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Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG: Brabus-tuned beast joins Dubai police force

The Dubai police force has a new recruit, a Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG tuned by Brabus. Based on the 400kW/760Nm twin-turbocharged 5.5-litre V8-powered Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG, the Brabus-tuned beast – dubbed the Brabus B63S 700 Widestar – sees power rise another 114kW, creating a genuine 514kW, body-on-frame performance off-roader...


Bugatti Veyron Legend Jean Bugatti: second special edition revealed
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Bugatti Veyron Legend Jean Bugatti: second special edition revealed

The Bugatti Veyron Legend Jean Bugatti has been unveiled at the 2013 Frankfurt motor show. The second car in a six-model ‘Legend’ series, and following the ‘Jean-Pierre Wimille’ edition revealed last August, the Bugatti Veyron Legend Jean Bugatti shares the same specifications as the Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse, meaning a quad-turbocharged 8...


Bugatti Veyron: $8.3m, 1100kW Super Sport-based hypercar rumoured
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Bugatti Veyron: $8.3m, 1100kW Super Sport-based hypercar rumoured

An even more extreme version of the 895kW, 431km/h Bugatti Veyron Super Sport has been rumoured for a 2014 release, as a final version of the hyper bug. Believed to be 200kg lighter than the Super Sport, produce up to 1103kW of power (1500bhp) and be capable of hitting 450km/h, inside sources told Autocar the French company is eager to produce a version of the Bugatti that is “a fantasy in terms of its performance”...


Bugatti Veyron gold wrapped for US rapper Flo Rida
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Bugatti Veyron gold wrapped for US rapper Flo Rida

Some people are never satisfied. And this gold-wrapped $2.7 million Bugatti Veyron is one of the best examples of this. Wrapped in gold-chrome vinyl by Metro Wrapz in Hollywood for US rapper Flo Rida, this 736kW/1250Nm Bugatti Veyron can not only reach 100km/h in less than 2.5 seconds, it can do it while looking this ridiculous...


Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse world record run: video
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Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse world record run: video

French supercar manufacturer Bugatti has released a video of the world record run by its new Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse – the world's fastest roadster. The Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse clocked a top speed of 408.84km/h at Volkswagen's Ehra-Lessien proving ground several weeks ago to claim the record. Bugatti will build eight units of the 883kW/1500Nm quad-turbocharged 8...


Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse World Record Car Edition revealed
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Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse World Record Car Edition revealed

  The Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse World Record Car Edition has debuted at the Shanghai auto show, hot on the heels of the roadster's record-breaking speed run earlier this month. Bugatti will build just eight of the special edition Veyrons to celebrate the car’s 408.84km/h top speed, achieved with 29-year-old Chinese entrepreneur and race driver Anthony Liu behind the wheel...


Bugatti Veyron: Guinness reinstates world's fastest production car record
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Bugatti Veyron: Guinness reinstates world's fastest production car record

  The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport has been reinstated as the fastest production car in the world after Guinness World Records overturned its controversial decision to strip the car of its title. Earlier this month, Guinness World Records announced the Veyron's record was invalid after an investigation uncovered that the speed limiter of the car that set the new top speed had been deactivated...


Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse: world's fastest roadster at 408.84km/h
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Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse: world's fastest roadster at 408.84km/h

After being stripped of its title as the world's fastest production car by Guinness World Records, Bugatti has fired back with yet another landmark record – and this time, it's official. The Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse has been officially crowned as the world's fastest roadster, recording a speed of 408.84km/h...


Ferrari F70 caught on video
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Ferrari F70 caught on video

Believed to be the official successor to the legendary Ferrari Enzo, the codenamed Ferrari F70 supercar (pictured top), has been caught on video while conducting a series of test runs around its hometown of Maranello, in Italy. Details on the Ferrari F70 are scarce, but the car is said to feature a 6...


Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse specifications revealed
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Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse specifications revealed

Bugatti has released the technical data of its all-new Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse, confirming the French hypercar is the quickest and most powerful – and least fuel efficient – convertible in the world. Unveiled at the 2012 Geneva motor show, the 4.5m Veyron Vitesse inherits the enhanced quad-turbocharged W16 engine from the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport...


Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse confirmed for Geneva
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Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse confirmed for Geneva

Bugatti will unleash the most powerful roadster in the world at next month’s Geneva motor show when the French supercar manufacturer launches the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse. The Grand Sport Vitesse (which means ‘speed’ in French) combines the ultimate performance enhancements of the Super Sport coupe with the open-top appeal of the conventional Grand Sport convertible...


Transmission deal could pave way for Bugatti Veyron 'Super Grand Sport'
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Transmission deal could pave way for Bugatti Veyron 'Super Grand Sport'

The Bugatti Veyron appears set to live on for two more years, with the hypercar’s transmission supplier confirming a contract extension with the French manufacturer. The two-year deal almost certainly means Bugatti is working a new variant of the Veyron, which first hit the market in conventional coupe form seven years ago...


Insurance company sues owner following Bugatti Veyron crash
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Insurance company sues owner following Bugatti Veyron crash

You may recall the video below that went viral in 2009. It showed the owner of a Bugatti Veyron unbelievably driving his car straight into a lake. It was followed by a video that showed the car being extracted from the river by a tow truck driver. At the time, everybody assumed it was a devastating accident...