The hypercar has been named after Louis Chiron the legendary race car driver of the 1920s and 1930s.
Bugatti has just announced the name of its latest supercar. The upcoming car will be called the Bugatti Chiron. Bugatti also released a teaser image of the curvaceous hypercar. The Bugatti Chiron has been named after the legendary Louis Chiron.
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Luis Chiron was a racing driver who literally won all the Grand prix for Bugatti in the 1920s and 1930s. The sports car will have its world premiere at the 86th Geneva Motor Show in 2016.
According to Bugatti, the Chiron will be the world’s most powerful car. It will also be the fastest, most luxurious and most exclusive super sports car. Only a handful of selected customers are currently viewing the Bugatti Chiron.
Bugatti has shared the feedback on the Chiron has been outstanding. Reportedly more than a 100 orders of the Bugatti Chiron have already been received by the automaker.
Wolfgang Dürheimer is the President of Bugatti Automobiles. According to Dürheimer the Bugatti Chiron was made with a simple ideal. The ideal was to make the best significantly better in Bugatti. Dürheimer also claimed Bugatti will continue to make the world’s most powerful and fastest cars in the future.
“The development brief for the Chiron can be summarized in one sentence and is probably the shortest in the history of the automobile: we want to make the best significantly better,” says Wolfgang Dürheimer, President of Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S.
“The Chiron will set new standards in every respect. We will continue to produce the world’s most powerful, fastest, most luxurious and most exclusive production super sports car. This is the claim of Bugatti and our customers.”
“In Louis Chiron, we found a worthy patron for a new model in the history of our brand,” Dürheimer continues. “The name of the best racing driver and the most successful Bugatti driver of his time for the best super sports car of the present day – that is the ideal combination.”
Bugatti has officially stated in Louis Chiron they found a worthy patron for a new model. The model will go down in the history of Bugatti. Louis Chiron was the most successful Bugatti driver of his time.
Therefore his name is the best choice for the best super sports car of the present day. The Bugatti Chiron is currently in the final stages of testing. Prototypes of the Bugatti Chiron have already been released on the road. The prototypes can be found in several continents.
The prototypes have given positive data regarding the use of the Chiron in a variety of road and climate conditions. Bugatti claims no other supercar was ever subjected to such a comprehensive test programme.
“The feedback from our customers concerning the Chiron is outstanding,” says the Bugatti President. “Our order book is steadily filling up. More than 100 customers have already ordered the Chiron despite the fact that they have had no opportunity so far to experience the fantastic driving properties of the Chiron.“
Bugatti stated they will completely unveil all the details of the Chiron at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. The show will take place in March 2016 and will be the official debut of Bugatti Chiron. However even the spy shot offers a fantastic look at the upcoming hypercar.
I was lucky to spot this marvel of engineering being tested on the roads of Italy. Schedule to be released in 2017 the Bugatti Chiron is a beast with 1500hp and a price tag of $2.5 million. It looks and sounds like it is from a different planet. #bugatti #chiron #chironroadtest #chironinitaly #supercars #spaceship
The Chiron looks like the best possible combination of the Vision Gran Turismo concept and the Veyron's shape. The aesthetics of the Chiron are undeniably very innovative for its time. The grilles on the Chiron are probably the only Bugatti staple not changed. The narrow headlights on the other hand have been squinted to make it look more aggressive.
The Bugatti Chiron will come with 1,500 horsepower input. The Bugatti Chiron is a clever four-wheel drive with a paddleshift gearbox. The Chiron will feature an engine with 8.0-liter W16 with electric turbochargers.
Carbon fibres have been added to the body of the Chiron giving it a lightweight feel. The lightweight quality of the Chiron will allow it to reach 60 miles per hour in just 2.5 seconds. The Bugatti Chiron is currently boasting a top speed of 288 mph.
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Some reports suggest a hybrid version of engine may also be involved in the Chiron. The hybrid could be a good way to increase the power simply and efficiently. Bugatti further stated if Louis Chiron was live today he would be proud of the car Chiron.