Dirk Van Braeckel: Both Bentley and Bugatti
Mr. Braeckel is a great designer from Belgium who went to school at Ford Europe and now is director of design, has both Bentley and Bugatti.
In 1984, he joined the giant Volkswagen debutant on the side of the Audi brand in 1993 and spent at Skoda. Finally, he takes the helm of design at Bentley in 1999.
The man for the job
At Bentley, we owe him the highly successful Bentley Continental GT and Mulsanne design.
Appoints all recently head of design at Bugatti while retaining its responsibilities in Bentley, M Braeckel will put all its energies to design the definitive style of the future Bugatti sedan, which will be developed based on the concept "Galibier".
In summary, we must have Braeckel:
Audi 80 Avant
Audi 80 Cabriolet
Bentley Continental GT
Bentley Continental GTC
Bentley Flying Spur
Bugatti sedan developing
In 2008, he receives the prize "European Automotive Design Award by Designers." A tribute to the place in the Pantheon of great designers in the automotive odds Giovanni Bertone, Marcello Gandini, Giorghetto Giugiaro, Sergio Pininfarina and many others.
Which is saying something ...
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