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A source inside Bugatti cited by our colleagues from Auto Guide say the Veyron successor could be launched next year. 

Let' have a recap of everything we know until now about the Veyron successor. Back in February we heard Dr. Wolfgang Schreiber saying there will be a more powerful second generation Veyron. Two months later, a mysterious prototype was spotted around the Nurburgring and it was surprisingly quiet, hinting that it might end up featuring some form of hybridization.

Now, the guys from Auto Guide are telling us that the Veyron successor will retains the 16 cylinder engine but it will be part of a hybrid system. As a result, the car might deliver 1,500 horsepower. 

Bugatti Veyron successor could be unveiled next year in a hybrid form
It is believed Bugatti is targeting a top speed beyond the 270 mph (435.31 km/h) achieved by the Hennessey Venom GT in order to reclaim the title for the world's fastest car (even though the Venom GT is not a series production car).

According to the same report, the production of the Veyron successor will be limited to 450 units. In our opinion this sounds like a lot because Bugatti still hasn't been able to sell all Veyrons.

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