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More Details on the Bugatti Galibier 16C


Bugatti Galibier C16

The Galibier isn’t expected to hit the market until 2013, but with an 8-liter W16 engine and $1.5 million dollar price tag, people are already waiting inline for it. A few new details were released today; the W16 is going to be tuned down to around 800 horsepower and the top speed will be limited to around 220 MPH.  Even though this is 30+ MPH less than the Bugatti Veyron, it is still light years ahead of any other 4-door car in the world.  There is also speculation that the 16C will share the same platform as the Bentley Mulsanne.  Stay tuned, more details as they become available!

Bugatti Reveals the C16 Galibier


Bugatti Galibier C16

They’ve been teasing us for months now; it all started with dark images of the tail lights and other vehicle accents.  Then an image was leaked out after a private unveiling of the new 4-door saloon. Now Bugatti has released an official video with narration so good, it rivals the Lord of the Rings…

Here’s what we know so far:

  • 8-liter W-16 engine (same as the Bugatti Veyron)
  • The engine is now front-mounted and can be run on Ethanol
  • Insane hood with twin-fin mechanisms to display the engine
  • Estimated top speed of 217 MPH
  • Carbon fiber body work that shines blue when under direct light

We’ll keep our ear the ground, check back later for more details!

Meet the Mansory Bugatti Veyron Vincerò


Mansory Bugatti Veyron - Drivers Side

Yet another edition of the extremely exclusive Bugatti Veyron has been released, and this is perhaps the most exclusive of all.  The first reason is that this edition isn’t made by Bugatti.  In fact, it’s a German coach builder and tuner by the name of Mansory is responsible for this one.  Mansory is known for their passion for British sports and luxury cars, but I guess they are giving some of their love to their German brethren.  But not too much of their love, as only three Veyron’s will be touched by Mansory’s craftsmen.

Not much is know about the Vincerò yet, except that it isn’t any more powerful than the standard Veyron.  Most of the modifications appear to be visual;  carbon fiber paneling adorns most of the body while polished doors, fenders and mirros provide an elegant two-tone finish.  You’ll probably also notice a V emblem at the bottom of the horseshoe grill,  the branded symbol of the Vincerò.

New 10-spoke alloy wheels finish off the exterior nicely while leather mesh combo dresses up the interior.  All in all, this Veyron should be a little lighter and dare I say, a touch more aerodynamic, which might amount to something on the performance meter.  So if 0-60 MPH in 2.5 seconds isn’t fast enough for you, maybe the Mansory will give you the edge until Bugatti releases the Super Veyron in 2010.  Hit the jump to view the gallery!

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Mercedes-Benz Snowflake Generator


Mercedes SnowFlake Generator

If you’re looking to kill some time and like car parts & fractals, then Mercedes has just the thing for you.  Their snowflake generator uses auto parts like a spoiler, tach needle, brake disc, shift knob, wheel and tire to create something beautiful.  When you’re all done, enter a personalized message and click go.  A short but sweet animation will play and then you’ll have the option to send it off to a friend via email.  Check it out at Mercedes-AMG.com.