This is the Bugatti 16C Galibier, not a super car sent back from the future

09/05/2018

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The car brand had plans to roll out the 4-door Bugatti 16C Galibier by the end of 2018.

Have you gone too far to reach the glamorous photos below? If yes, don’t wonder if it’s a car of future sent back to our time. In fact, it is an exotic car that has been unveiled nearly 9 years ago and is set to come back later this year.

It is the Bugatti 16C Galibier, a 5-door concept which will be built based on the Bugatti Veyron and because of it, you can call it a supercar for sure.

Bugatti 16C Galibier at a Motor Show

The car brand had plans to roll out the 4-door Bugatti 16C Galibier by the end of 2018

The first time the 16C Galibier showed its face was back on September 12, 2009, at an event which was only for the invited figures.

The Bugatti 16C Galibier is capable of an output of 986HP thanks to the modified engine of the Veyron, an 8L W-16 unit which provides a top speed of more than 235 mph.

Video: New 2018 Bugatti Galibier 16C Price, Specs, Review,

While the Veyron is equipped with 4 motors to enhance the torque characteristics, the Galibier comes with 2 turbos only.

As of its name, the 16C Galibier’s derived from the Bugatti Type 57 Galibier, the model manufactured between 1934 and 1940.

16C means it uses 16-cylinder engine while the Galibier is pertinent to the most difficult pass in the Tour de France race, Col du Galibier.

angular front of the Bugatti 16C Galibier

The Bugatti 16C Galibier is capable of an output of 986HP thanks to the modified engine of the Veyron

Bugatti 16C Galibier viewed from above

The Galibier comes with 2 turbos

angular rear of the Bugatti 16C Galibier

As of its name, the 16C Galibier’s derived from the Bugatti Type 57 Galibier, the model manufactured between 1934 and 1940

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A luxury model has to go with luxury features and one of the most pronounced featured on the Bugatti 16C Galibier is an analog timepiece. The owner can use it as a wristwatch or mount it on the dashboard as a clock.

Initially, the car brand hoped to produce 3000 production units of the Bugatti 16C Galibier concept with the name Royale but it was afraid to bewilder its customers. Since then, the concept’s been carrying questions car enthusiasts desperately want to find out.

the interior of the Bugatti 16C Galibier

The exotic car will soon have its debut

The clock in the Bugatti 16C Galibier

The owner can use it as a wristwatch or mount it on the dashboard as a clock

After the Galibier started to be erased from people’s mind, last year, the then-president of Bugatti revealed the car brand had plans to roll out the 4-door model by the end of 2018 and it ignited a wave of excitement from the Bugatti fans. So let’s see if Bugatti may bring it to the 2018 Paris Motor Show this October.

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