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2018 Bugatti Chiron

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  • Bugatti Chiron
  • Year:
    2018
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Engine:
    W16
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    1479
  • Torque @ RPM:
    1180
  • Displacement:
    8.0 L
  • 0-60 time:
    2.5 sec.
  • Top Speed:
    261 mph (Est.)
  • Price:
    € 2400000
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Bugatti’s new hypercar is ready to make you forget about the Veyron

The 21st century has brought us many fantastic supercars, but when it comes to performance, there’s one to rule them all. I’m talking about the Bugatti Veyron. It was discontinued in 2015 after 450 units were built over 10 years, during which time, it reigned as the fastest street-legal production car in the world. The Veyron Super Sport achieved 257.87 mph in 2010, a Guinness World Record that has survived to this day. This will change soon, however, as Bugatti has just unveiled a brand-new hypecar to replace the Veyron.

Meet the Chiron, the vehicle Bugatti claims as "the world’s most powerful, fastest, most luxurious, and most exclusive super sports car."

Improving an already incredible supercar that has a 1,184-horsepower W-16 engine and can hit close to 260 mph without a speed limiter is a daunting mission, but Bugatti somehow managed to best the Veyron. Not surprisingly, the car has been named after Louis Chiron, Bugatti’s factory driver in the European Championship in the early 1930s. He was one of the fastest drivers in the pre-Formula One racing era and previously inspired Bugatti to name the 1999 18/3 Chiron Concept after him. It’s been 17 years since that concept, but Chiron’s name now adorns what will become one of the greatest supercars in history.

The Bugatti Chiron made its debut at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show and the Molsheim-based brand claims it will shatter several record. “It is part of human nature to cross boundaries and set new records – to run 100 m faster than ever before, to fly even further into space and to enter new realms. This striving is also our driving force at Bugatti,” said Wolfgang Dürheimer, President of Bugatti Automobiles. “The Chiron is the result of our efforts to make the best even better.”

Keep reading to find out what makes the Bugatti Chiron special and sets it apart from its already spectacular predecessor.

Updated 11/11/2016: Bugatti dropped a new video featuring its latest supercar. The new video features some endurance tests in the scorching heat of Death Valley and other American deserts.

Continue reading to learn more about the Bugatti Chiron.

 

Latest Bugatti Chiron news and reviews:

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Bugatti Chiron Super Sport’s Record-Breaking Run Was This Close to Disaster

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Bugatti Refuses to Move On From the Chiron But That Might Be Okay

Bugatti Refuses to Move On From the Chiron But That Might Be Okay

2020 Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+

2020 Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+

Bugatti’s Chiron Super Sport 300+ is the fastest car on Earth. Or is it?
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After People Called Foul on the "Bugatti Chiron’s" New Record, Bugatti Says It Can Go Faster...in the Right Conditions

Bugatti is the same company that, through the voice of its CEO, said not long ago that it no longer chases speed records
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Supercar Blondie and the Bugatti Chiron Sport 300+ - Too Much Hot In One Video

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The Bugatti Chiron Has Officially Broken 300 MPH, But It's Not a Production Model

The Bugatti Chiron Has Officially Broken 300 MPH, But It’s Not a Production Model

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Bugatti is Going to Milk the Chiron to Death Before an All-New Car Comes to Life

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Unique Bugatti La Voiture Noire Pays Tribute to the iconic Atlantic in Geneva

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Details Of the Full-Scale LEGO Bugatti Chiron Are Incredible

It’s in the deetaaaaaillls!
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2019 Bugatti Chiron Sport ‘110 Ans’ Edition

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Bah, Humbug: Bugatti’s Gone Cold on Doing a Top Speed Run for The Chiron

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This 4x4 Bugatti Chiron Looks Impressively Attractive

This 4x4 Bugatti Chiron Looks Impressively Attractive

Taking A Cool Chiron And Transforming It Into A Desert Roaming Beast
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Is Bugatti Sandbaggin’ The Chiron’s Top Speed? Hennessey Thinks So

The race to 300 mph now includes pot shots and back-handed compliments
Bugatti Hopes To Pad its Lineup With an SUV After All

Bugatti Hopes To Pad its Lineup With an SUV After All

Does this mean we get to see a Koenigsegg, or a McLaren SUV in the future as well?
Bugatti CEO Says the Chiron Can Hit 280 MPH but Won't Prove It

Bugatti CEO Says the Chiron Can Hit 280 MPH but Won’t Prove It

It’s all just numbers on a page until the rubber hits the road…
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Bugatti Looks to a Hybrid Future; Contemplates More Power From its W16

Ok, The W16 will be around a little bit more
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LEGO Technic Seriously Created a Life-Sized, Functional Bugatti Chiron

Shut up and take my money!
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Oh; they are definitely related
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Video: The Bugatti Divo Has Freaky Looking Taillights

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Bugatti Reinvents the T-Top Roof, Makes the Glass Permanent, Calls it Sky View

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Bugatti Teases New Limited Edition Model of the Chiron Named “Divo”

Trimming the fat on a four-wheeled heavyweight
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Video of the Day: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Bugatti Chiron

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The Lego Technic Bugatti Chiron Box Leaks Just Hours After Its June 1st Debut was Announced

That didn’t take long...

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The Lego Technic Bugatti Chiron Will Debut at a Special Event on June 1st!

Molsheim’s bad boy, in brick form
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Eagle Eye: Bugatti Knows Everything About Every Chiron It Builds and Sells

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Wallpaper of the Day: 2018 Bugatti Chiron

Wallpaper of the Day: 2018 Bugatti Chiron

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Video of the Day: The Koenigsegg One:1 Lays The Smack Down On The Bugatti Chiron in Forza 7

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2018 Bugatti Chiron Sport

2018 Bugatti Chiron Sport

Improved handling turns the Chiron into a slightly better track car

Latest Videos:

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The wait is over, folks. The new Chiron is upon us
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Step Up Your Lego Game With This Upcoming Bugatti Chiron Kit

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