The 56-year-old will begin the dual role on December 1.
The new take is a worthy homage to the original.
Conceived by a firm that works with Mercedes and Bugatti, the Say Carbon 42 is fast, light and loaded with carbon-fibre details that distinguish it from the muscle-boat pack.
Based on the French marque’s Type 35 racer, and with a top speed as high as 42 mph, the electric Baby II will be limited to 500 examples.
The automaker says the unit can cool a space measuring 861 square feet.
The open-top variant is expected to cost significantly more than the standard model.
On April 29, 2005, the Veyron 16.4 reached a top speed of 253.81 mph—but the French marque had more in store.
The 3D 16-cylinder engine includes moving pistons and crankshaft.
Limited to 60 examples, the handling-focused variant is priced about £750,000 higher than the original model.