2009 Bugatti 16 C Galibier Concept review and pictures

Posted on Tuesday, 15 September 2009 , 10:09:00 byAngela

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Bugatti 16 C Galibier Concept

Bugatti Automobiles developed a new concept, the new Bugatti 16 C Galibier concept, the most powerful, the most exclusive and elegant four door automobile in the world. The Galibier is one if several concept studies with which the company is considering for the future of the Bugatti marque. The carmaker concentrated a lot on art, form and technique in order to develop even more powerful engines and even more noble body designs for each new model. All of their creations were without equal in quality, handling, speed and elegance. Bugatti is one of the first manufacturers to use aluminum parts for engine blocks, wheels and for bodies. The specialist managed to combine sportiness with comfort and elegance with this new modern four-door saloon. The model transfers the genes of the Bugatti in the new world with the typical Bugatti radiator grille, big round LED headlights and the clamshell running the length of the vehicle. Under the hood it hides an 8-liter, 16-cylinder engine with two stage supercharging. The engineers developed it as a flex-fuel engine and can optimal be run on ethanol. It also features ceramic brakes, a new suspension design that makes it more agile and four-wheel drive. On the inside it features two centrally located main instruments that keep even the rear passengers constantly informed of the real speed and previous performance. Parmigiani, the Swiss maker of fine watches has developed the removable Reverso Tourbillon clock for the Galibier. This interesting accessory can be worn on the wrist thanks to a cleverly designed leather strap. In the end the carmaker can be proud of their achievement managing to combine elegance and sportiness in only one model, the Bugatti 16 C Calibier concept.