The Bugatti Chiron is a mid-engined sports car, designed and developed by the Volkswagen Group and the

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Bugatti Chiron (2016)
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Production 2017-

Limited to 500 units

Class Supercar
Body Style 2-door coupé

2-door targa top

Length 4,544 mm (178.9 in)
Width 2,038 mm (80.2 in)
Height 1,212 mm (47.7 in)
Wheelbase 2,711 mm (106.7 in)
Weight 4,400 lb (1,995.8 kg) (est)
Transmission 7-speed DSG automatic transmission
Engine 8.0 L (488 cu in) W16 quad-turbocharged

1,500 PS (1,103 kW; 1,479 bhp) 1,500 N·m (1,106 lb·ft)

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successor to the Bugatti Veyron.

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The main carryover piece will be the 8 litreW16 quad-turbocharged engine, though it will be heavily updated. Direct injection will be added and two of the four turbos will be electronically driven to eliminate turbo lag. Chiron is said to have 1,500 PS(1,103 kW; 1,479 bhp) of power and 1,500 N·m (1,106 lb·ft) of torque. Like its predecessor Veyron, it will have a carbon fibre body structure, independent suspension and 4WD system.

It is rumored that the Chiron will accelerate from 0–100 km/h in 2.3 seconds and accelerate from 0–300 km/h in 15 seconds. Sources vary as to the Chiron's top speed: some saying the top speed will be limited to 288 miles per hour (463 km/h), other saying 290 miles per hour (470 km/h),  and some sources suggesting it could be as fast as 310 miles per hour (500 km/h). Externally, the design will be a toned down version of the Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo. 500 units are said to be produced and 120 orders have already been placed. The Chiron is expected to be available in 2017 with a cost between $2.3 to $2.6 million USD.

The car is named in honor of the Monegasque driver, Louis Chiron.


The main carryover piece will be the 8 litre W16 quad-turbocharged engine, though it is heavily updated. The Chiron has 1,103 kW (1,479 bhp) of power and 1,600 N·m (1,180 lb·ft) of torque starting from 2000 rpm. Like its predecessor, the Veyron, it has a carbon fibre body structure, independent suspension and AWD system.

The Chiron will accelerate from 0–100 km/h (62 mph) in 2.4 seconds according to the manufacturer, 0–200 km/h (124 mph) in under 6.5 seconds and 0–300 km/h (186 mph) in under 13.6 seconds. The Chiron's top speed is electronically limited to 420 km/h (261 mph) for safety reasons. The anticipated full top speed of the Bugatti Chiron is believed to be around 463 km/h (288 mph). Its predecessor (the Bugatti Veyron SS) makes almost 300 less bhp than the new Chiron, and although the Chiron's limiter gets it only to 261 mph the speedometer gets up to 310 mph. Without the limiter the Chiron is a virtual rocket, going at a top speed of 464 km/h (288 mph), making it the fastest production car in the world.

At full speed the 100 liter fuel tank would be empty in 8 minutes, that is 190 l/100 km or 4.5 kg CO2/km.

500 units are to be produced and 200 orders have already been placed. The Chiron will be available towards the end of 2016 with a cost of €2.4 million (circa £1,900,000, or US$2,660,000).


The first 200 Chirons were sold before the first delivery of the car. The base price is €2,400,000 (US$2,700,000 at the August 2016 exchange rate), and buyers were required to place a €200,000 (US$226,000 at the August 2016 exchange rate) deposit.

Bugatti Chiron Sport

Bugatti Chiron Sport at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show

At the 2018 Geneva Motor Show, Bugatti unveiled the track focused iteration of the Chiron dubbed the Chiron Sport. Mechanically, the car is identical to its regular counterpart generating 1,500 PS (1,479 hp; 1,103 kW) from a quad-turbocharged W16 engine but is 18 kg (40 lb) lighter due to the extensive use of carbon fibre and utilises a stiffer suspension in order to increase the cornering ability of the car while maintaining its grand touring characteristics. The steering wheel of the car has also received modifications along with the introduction of a torque vectoring system to control the power sent to each wheel of the car for improved handling in tight corners. Aerodynamic improvements and light weight have been given special consideration in order to keep the car competitive on the race track. The Chiron Sport will be available in late 2018 at an additional cost of US$400,000 over the regular Chiron.


At the 2017 IAA show in Frankfurt, Bugatti announced that the Chiron broke the record of fastest 0–400–0 km/h (0–249–0 mph), completing it in 41.96 seconds in a span of 3.2 kilometres (2 miles) at the Ehra-Lessienhigh-speed oval. The car was driven by Colombian racing driver Juan Pablo Montoya.

Bugatti also added extra livery to the Chiron that they used to confirm that it was the same car that broke 0–400–0 km/h the fastest. During the show, Bugatti also mentioned that during the run, the car went 0–100 km/h (0–62 mph) in 2.4 seconds, 0–200 km/h (0–124 mph) in 6.1 seconds, 0–300 km/h (0–186 mph) in 13.1 seconds, and 0–400 km/h (0–248.5 mph) in 32.6 seconds, which altogether, also makes the Chiron much faster than its predecessor, the Bugatti Veyron.


LEGO Technic Bugatti Chiron

Full size Lego Chiron at Paris Motor Show 2018

The Chiron was recreated in LEGO as 2018’s annual Technic sports car. It was originally going to be released on August 1, 2018, but it was pushed to June 1, 2018. It is a 1:8 scale model with 3,600 individual parts.

The Chiron was recreated in LEGO as 2018’s annual Technic sports car. It was originally going to be released on August 1, 2018, but it was pushed to June 1, 2018. It is a 1:8 scale model with 3,600 individual parts.[25]

On August 30, 2018, LEGO unveiled a working life-size 1:1 scale model of the Chiron. It was constructed almost entirely with LEGO Technic elements (339 unique types, over 1,000,000 pieces in total) with exceptions for the Bugatti badge, the wheels, a steel frame, a steel roll cage, a steel drive chain and the seat belts. The engine was created with the 2,304 of the same LEGO's Power Functions motors found in standard models; it was estimated to produce 5.3 hp and 92 Nm of torque. The car was test driven by Andy Wallace, Bugatti's official test driver, at Volkswagen's Ehra Lessien test track.


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