The Volkswagen Group is considering selling Bugatti to EV specialist Rimac as part of a consolidation of volume car operations, and Porsche looks set to play an integral role in the deal.

  • Proposed deal would see Porsche increase shareholding in Rimac to as much as 49 percent
  • VW would remain active in future of Bugatti
  • Other VW luxury brands like Bentley and Lamborghini under scrutiny

How would Rimac go about acquiring Bugatti?

The proposed sale, although not officially confirmed, was the main topic at a recent Volkswagen Group supervisory board member meeting, according to Germany’s Manager Magazin. It said chairman Herbert Diess is hopeful of concluding a signing of contracts by end of 2020.

To enable Rimac to finance the purchase of Bugatti, Volkswagen Group-owned Porsche is expected to boost its current 15.5 percent shareholding in the Croatian company to as…

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