Bugatti Veyron concept

The Bugatti Veyron based Renaissance hypercar: a love or hate concept rendering

Could you improve on the design of that most modern-day of icons, the Bugatti Veyron? A design student from Canada has given it a go…

These pictures, showing the proposed Bugatti Renaissance, are the brainchild of John Mark Vicente. The project formed part of his coursework prior to graduating in communication design at Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Subscribe to evo magazine

If you're passionate about the world's greatest performance cars, experience the thrill of driving with evo magazine. Try your first 5 issues for £5.

Initial impressions are mixed. The Veyron was never the most intimidating looking car, but we don’t think that’s such a bad thing when the performance is quite so extreme. The simple fact that Bugatti managed such svelte styling and that luxurious interior combined with a 253mph top speed and a 2.5sec sprint to 62mph is an achievement in itself, so we have to question the motives behind this interpretation. There is a very small list of things the Veyron needs to make it absolutely perfect, and a steroid injection isn’t one of them.

Strangely, that railway tunnel-shaped aperture at the front seems to have grown out of all proportion and now occupies the whole front of the car. The twin vents above the cockpit have also grown into something more at home on a sibling of the Eurofighter. Moving toward the back of the car, the red lines taper in to a pronounced centre section that seems to give the car a more elevated stance on the road. Of course, the humungous wheels don’t do the stance any favours either. Perhaps beefier isn’t always better.

Advertisement
Advertisement - Article continues below
Advertisement

Recommended

Visit/hyundai/201854/updated-2020-hyundai-i30-n-spied-before-reveal-early-next-year
Hyundai i30 N

Updated 2020 Hyundai i30 N spied before reveal early next year

16 Oct 2019
Visit/toyota/201837/next-generation-toyota-mirai-revealed-as-hydrogen-flagship
Toyota

Next generation Toyota Mirai revealed as hydrogen flagship

11 Oct 2019
Visit/bmw/201823/bmw-m8-competition-gran-coupe-joins-the-flagship-m-range
BMW 8 Series

BMW M8 Competition Gran Coupe joins the flagship M range

8 Oct 2019
Visit/hyundai/201819/hyundai-i30-fastback-n-versus-the-nurburgring
Hyundai i30 N

Hyundai i30 Fastback N versus the Nurburgring

7 Oct 2019
Advertisement

Most Popular

Visit/porsche/cayman-gt4/201845/porsche-unveils-limited-run-718-cayman-gt4-sports-cup-edition
Porsche Cayman GT4 coupe

Porsche unveils limited-run 718 Cayman GT4 Sports Cup Edition

Special marks the 15th anniversary of ‘Porsche Sports Cup Germany’ race series
14 Oct 2019
Visit/porsche/porsche-taycan/201843/porsche-taycan-4s-revealed-with-up-to-563bhp
Porsche Taycan

Porsche Taycan 4S revealed with up to 563bhp

The mid-range Porsche Taycan 4S expands the brand’s all-electric saloon line-up
14 Oct 2019
Visit/bmw/201850/bmw-design-and-the-sorry-slide-from-quiet-confidence-to-muddled-mediocrity
BMW

'The sorry slide from quiet confidence to muddled mediocrity'

It's contagious. And when you catch it, it's game over. Suddenly you've no idea what's right and good any more
15 Oct 2019
Visit/news/201740/goodyear-eagle-f1-supersport-the-best-by-design
Advertisement Feature

Goodyear Eagle F1 SuperSport: the best by design

That the new Eagle F1 SuperSport range of Ultra Ultra High Performance tyres is taking the trackday market by storm shouldn’t be a surprise – it’s sim…
11 Sep 2019