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Bugatti Chiron can do 0-100 kmph in 2.3 seconds; more details emerge

Bugatti Chiron details emerge

No less than 15 radiators are used to keep the Chiron’s powertrain cool.

It’s being reported that Bugatti held a private preview of its Veyron successor at St Regis Hotel in Dubai recently. Autogespot reports that, according to its sources who were present at the preview, the Bugatti Chiron can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in a scant 2.3 seconds.

More details of the upcoming hypercar have emerged from the event. The Chiron is expected to have a 0-186 mph (300 kmph) acceleration time of around 15 seconds and the speedometer is graduated till 500 kmph. The advance tyre technology from Michelin is expected to push the top speed to around 450 kmph which would make it the world’s fastest production car.

Bugatti Vision GT at 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show

The design will be based on the Bugatti Vision GT concept which was showcased at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

As expected, the new piece of marvelous engineering from Bugatti will continue to use the Veyron’s 8.0-litre W16 quad turbo engine which is mated a 7-speed automatic transmission. With a help of a hybrid system, the car is estimated to produce as astonishing peak power output of 1,500 PS and 1,500 Nm of torque. To keep the engine from cooking itself, Chiron will reportedly use no less than 15 radiators!

Keeping the immense potential of the French monster in check will be 420 mm front and 400 mm rear ventilated disc brakes. The 20-inch front and 21-inch rear wheels will be shod with specially designed super high performance Michelin Pilot Sport PAX tyres.

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Only 500 units of Bugatti Chiron are expected to be built. It’s reported that around 120 elite customers have already shown interesting it purchasing the hypercar.

Bugatti Vision GT Concept – Photos

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