2016 started off with a lot of exciting news about new arrivals and launches, and luxury and entertainment have been the most benefited sectors. The newest to the trend is the Bugatti Chiron that was first revealed at the Geneva Motor Show in 2016.
Although there were speculations about this car since a year or two, Bugatti confirmed the rumours and subsequently released its specs before the Geneva event.
From looks to features, there isn’t any division in which the Bugatti Chiron lacks on the luxury front. This beast on wheels is worth a ride to be explored!
We have summed up 10 must know facts about this ultimate humanly-created masterpiece.
1. It is priced at a whopping sum of $2.6 million
Rear View of Bugatti Chiron | via motorlife.it
First revealed on 1st March, 2016 at the Geneva Motor Show, the new Bugatti Chiron has been tagged at an unbelievable price of $2.6 million. This has instantly earned it the fame of being one of the most expensive luxury cars produced till date. Owing to its extensive looks and over-the-edge appeal, is $2.6 million too much to be asked for this luxurious extravaganza?
2. Named after the legendary Louis Alexandre Chiron
Bugatti Chiron’s Branding | via autocar.co.uk
The Bugatti Chiron isn’t just any other car but is a complete package of unknown facts and surprises. This to-be-launched Hypercar has been named after the sports car maestro, Louis Alexandre Chiron. A famous Bugatti test driver, he is best known for being the oldest contender of a Grand Prix event.
3. It is basically a sports car
Interiors of the Bugatti Chiron | via motortrend.com
No matter how much debate may be raised on this topic, the two-seated Bugatti Chiron is basically the perfect example of a luxury sports car. Equipped with heavily reformed technologies and reinforced exteriors, there is no way to call this car a mere personal opulence.
4. Powered by Quad –turbocharged engine
Bugatti Chiron’s Quad –turbocharged engine | via Autospin.com
Like other Bugatti models, this piece of extreme speed and luxury is powered by an upgraded quad-turbocharged engine. It has been recorded to produce torque upto 6000 rpm and bhp upto 1.5k. To aid the engines, four turbo and direct injection have also been included.
5. Has a fuel tank capacity of 100 litres
Front View of Bugatti Chiron | via topgear.com
A fuel tank capacity of 100 litres is no joke for a sports car but being a hyper car, the Bugatti Chiron consumes all of its juice within a few minutes of reaching its top speed. Fascinating! Isn’t it?
6. Boasts a 7-speed drive
Bugatti Chiron’s Speedometer | via carmagazine.co.uk
Equipped with a lag-less 7-speed automatic transmission, the luxury sports car comes with a direct shift dual-clutch gearbox that enables the four wheel drive. If this isn’t enough for $2.6 million ride, I don’t know what is.
7. Has been known to draw inspiration from Bugatti Vision
Upgraded look of Bugatti Chiron | via topgear.com
While the car’s concept is somewhat uber cool and unique from all perspectives, it has been known to draw inspirations in styling from the Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo which is also a concept car like the Bugatti Chiron itself.
8. It is the successor to the famous Bugatti Veyron
Bugatti Chiron in motion – Rear view| via jalopnik.com
If you believe in the fame of predecessors and legacy they leave to be followed, then rest assured as our new sports favourite is set to follow the same tracks as that of its predecessor, Bugatti Veyron, the world’s former fastest car.
9. Presently the world’s fastest car
Bugatti Chiron in motion – Front view | via driving.co.uk
The Bugatti Chiron can reach a top speed of 288 mph which surpasses the previously set record of Bugatti Veyron of 253 mph, making it the title holder of the world’s fastest car.
10. To be available in market by the dawn of 2017
Bugatti Chiron’s backlight | via topgear.com
It is already clear from the Geneva Motor Show that productions of Chiron have already started and this limited edition sports car is expected to be available in the market by the end of 2016 or more probably, by the dawn of 2017. So, aren’t you excited?