Bugatti 16C Galibier Spreads Its Doors Open Wide

Bugatti's staying tight-lipped about the Galibier, refusing to confirm if it's even destined for production. What we do know is it's fitted with a supercharged version of the 8.0-liter W16 and looks hot in black.

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Unlike the Veyron, the Bugatti Galibier carries its W16 engine up front and uses two superchargers instead of four turbochargers and a true automatic transmission instead of a manumatic. It weighs around 4200 Lbs and is capable of achieving a top speed of around 217 MPH and won't need a second key like its 2-door brother in order to max out. Word is that, if the Galibier does end up in showrooms, its cost will be staggering, even eclipsing the $1 million plus price of the Veyron.

This is the first time we've seen the Galibier in all black, previously, it was wearing chrome sides to contrast the black paint. We think we prefer it like this, it's more understated and a lot less look-at-me than the bulbous Veyron.