This fake Bugatti Veyron has only one original part

It also has the twin-turbo V8 engine from the Audi RS6.

A replica of the Bugatti Veyron

Bugatti made 450 Veyrons, but this is not one of them. Replicas are typically created by removing the original body panels from existing cars and replacing them with custom ones that mimic the real deal. This process often results in some strange proportions that betray the car's true identity. However, this replica of the supercar takes a different approach, featuring a custom body.

To the untrained eye, without really getting close to the car, that is (somewhat) Looks like Veyron. It also features a 3D printed bonnet that accurately replicates the W16, based on a 3D scan of an actual 8.0-litre four-turbo engine. However, underneath, it has the 4.2-liter twin-turbo V8 from the first generation Audi RS6 (C5). It delivers 444 hp and 428 lb-ft (580 Nm), which is less than half what the original Veyron had.

One element borrowed directly from the Veyron is the slightly cracked windshield, which was sourced from one of the vehicles built in Molsheim, France. While the exterior makes a decent effort to mimic Bugatti's EB110 successor, the same can't be said for the cabin. The Veyron's interior is trimmed with the finest leather the Volkswagen Group can offer, but this model features its fair share of hard plastics.

The oversized EB logo on the steering wheel is tacky, while the gear selector and some switchgear come from a generic Audi. The climate controls also have roots in a 2000s car with the four rings, and the aftermarket JVC radio isn't up to snuff. Trying to imitate the look of the Veyron also brought some downsides to the driving experience, as there are some troubling blind spots, and outward visibility through the original Veyron's windshield is less than ideal.

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However, overall this is a good build considering it was a solo effort over seven years, during which £350,000 was spent. It is now said to be worth £150,000. With this amount of money, one can buy an original supercar.

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