Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Bugatti Chiron - Week 17

So lets talk about the worlds most powerful, fastest, and most luxurious super sports car, the all new Bugatti Chiron.  This beauty has an 8L 16-cylinder W configuration engine, four turbochargers, 1,500 hp,  a torque ratio of 1180 lbs/ft, can accelerate from 0 - 60 in 2.5 seconds, and has a top speed of 261 mph. The Chiron is mid-engined, and was designed and created by the Volkwagen Group. Its the successor to the Bugatti Veyron. Just like the Veyron, it has a carbon fibre body, independent suspension, and 4WD (four wheel drive).

It was first revealed on March 1st, 2016 at the Geneva Motor Show in the Swiss city of Geneva. This new Bugatti was named after Louis Chiron. Bugatti is saying that it competes with Ferrari LaFerrari, Porsche 918 Spyder, and McLaren P1. It costs about $2.6 million and is coming out in 2017. Bugatti says that this 4400 pound vehical is "the worlds first production of sports car with 1500 hp". 

1 comment:

  1. I had no idea that this car was made with carbon fiber. Now I am interested!