Bugatti Chiron Caught Testing In Italy
Auto News
Looks as though the rumors of the Bugatti Chiron are true as an eagle eyed car fan spotted the the hypercar testing in Italy. The Chiron will replace the Veyron when the latter finally ceases its 10 year production run. The Chiron seems to have taken styling cues directly from Bugatti’s Vision Gran Turismo concept which was shown at the Frankfurt Motorshow in September. So how do you better the Veyron’s 8.0-litre W16 quad-turbo engine. Just how do you surpass over 1,000bhp and 1,250 Nm of torque and a top speed of 253mph. Bugatti-Chiron And that’s just the ‘standard’ Veyron. The Grand Sport Vitesse Roadster is faster by 200bhp. Just how do you beat that? The Chiron will be the answer, it will retain the same engine architecture, with upgrades and the possible introduction of a Hybrid power unit the W16 is reputedly going to generate 1,500bhp and reach a top speed of 285mph. 0-62mph under 3.0 seconds. The Veyron was limited to 450 in a production that spanned a 10 year period, the last units will be completed by the end of the year. The Chiron will have a similar production target and will cost nearly £2 million. The Bugatti Chiron is expected to be officially launched in 2016.  Bugatti-Chiron-Testing
Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap