Imagine if Bugatti built a ground-breaking 1,500-hp luxury sedan.
Following the success of the crazy Chiron hypercar, Bugatti has been hinting at branching out into other segments for some time now. Last year, CEO Wolfgang Durheimer outlined plans to introduce a second car to Bugatti’s line-up to compliment the Chiron, fueling speculation that the four-door Bugatti Galibier Concept introduced at the 2009 Frankfurt Auto Show will finally enter production. Should this be the case, a luxury four-door Bugatti sedan is still likely to be a few years away as the automaker prioritizes the Chiron’s production.
INDAV Design has imagined how a production Bugatti super sedan could look. Using the Galibier Concept as a base, INDAV Design has incorporated elements from the Chiron to create a striking design, from the menacing front grille and slender headlights, to aero elements adorning the side profile. Chances are the production Galibier will retain the Chiron’s brutal 8.0-liter quad-turbo W16 engine. Being a sedan, it will also be front-mounted in contrast to the Chiron’s mid-engined setup. As much as we love to fantasize about Bugatti building a ground-breaking 1,500-hp four-door luxury sedan, it will most likely be detuned.
Later down the line, Bugatti is likely to expand its range with an SUV to rival the Rolls-Royce Cullinan, a luxury EV, and small entry-level car positioned below the Chiron. We know, the idea of a Bugatti SUV and EV sounds blasphemous, but it makes sense from a business perspective to improve the automaker's future financial stability.