Watch This Bugatti Driver Leave His Veyron 'Engine On' In London

This brave Bug driver popped into a shop with the keys still in the ignition...

By Alex Hamilton, 30 June 2013

Bugatti abandoned in london while still running

Picture the scene: it's a hot day, you're parched, and so you make a quick pit stop to refuel. In your haste to quench your thirst, you leave the keys in the ignition with the engine running. That's usually safe enough to do with an average car, but it takes a very brave stupid soul to do this with a £1m Bugatti Veyron in Central London.

The key's in the ignition but the driver's not in his seat The key's in the ignition, but the driver's not in his seat

Amazingly, that's what the Arab owner of this W16-engined monster did. Fortunately for him though, the car wasn't 'lifted' during the three minute period it was left alone for. We assume potential thieves were deterred by onlookers. Either that, or the supercar's 'Essex tan' interior colour scheme...

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