The emperor of sports supercars has returned. Bugatti wanted to step it up a notch after selling every Veyron model they released, so they created the 2018 Chiron. Bugatti has accomplished what many thought was impossible: producing a better car than the Veyron. The Veyron did have a few flaws, such as an off-set driving position and a heavy curb weight. These things should no longer be an issue with the Chiron. Furthermore, the design is as stunning as it has always been, and the 2018 Bugatti Chiron promises to be a true supercar in every way imaginable.
In terms of appearance, the Chiron is clearly the Veyron’s younger sibling. The overall curvy shape is similar, as is the remarkably small Bugatti grille. The windshield almost horizontally ascends before flowing into the roof. The Chiron will be extremely slow, and driving over a speed bump will be a real challenge, despite the fact that this car is clearly not designed for speed limits.
The Chiron’s design is more aerodynamic than the Veyron’s, resulting in a top speed increase of 18 mph (28 kph).
The large air vents on both sides of the car doors are eye-catching. These aren’t there for aesthetic reasons, but because they’re absolutely necessary. The Chiron’s engine is so massive that it requires all the air it can get in order to turn without blowing up.
The front wheels will have 20-inch rims, while the rear wheels will have 21-inch rims. The rear tires will be 425 mm wide in order to carry the top-heavy engine, making them the widest tires ever put on a street-legal vehicle!
Front brake discs are 400 mm wide, while rear brake discs are 420 mm wide. As fast as this car can go, it may need to come to a complete stop, which is what these are for.
The Chiron will have four LED-lights on each side on the front, and one long red LED-lighted line on the back for illumination.
As previously stated, Bugatti intends to address the issue of the Veyron’s off-set driving position. In addition, the gauges will be redesigned to include an analog speedometer in the center. The speedometer can reach 312 mph (500 kph).
The larger windshield increases the driver’s outward vision by meters. The transmission stick will be repositioned for improved ergonomics and reachability.
The cabin of the 2018 Bugatti Chiron will most likely be updated in terms of luxury. The Veyron was already very luxurious and comfortable, but releasing a supercar that costs more than $2,000,000 demands that it be better in every way than the previous model.
The engine is the most important component of this vehicle. What can we expect from Chiron? Hennessey’s 270 mph (435 kph) Venom GT is the fastest person vehicle at the moment. The 2018 Bugatti Chiron will almost certainly outperform it.
The 8.0-liter W-16 engine from the Veyron will be directly fuel-injected in the 2018 Bugatti Chiron, and turbo boost pressure will be increased. Furthermore, two of its four turbos will be replaced with electronic turbos, which will be triggered by electric motors rather than exhaust gas, resulting in instant boost on command. All of these changes must be made in order for the 1200 horsepower engine to be upgraded to 1500 horsepower.
The car has fifteen watercooling elements to keep the engine healthy and prevent it from blowing up due to overheating.
60 miles (100 kilometers) will be covered in 2.2 seconds, with a top speed of around 286 mph (460 kph). The 2018 Bugatti Chiron will undoubtedly be AWD.
There is no doubt that the new Bugatti Chiron will be 300 horsepower faster than its predecessor!
Pricing, unveiling and sale date
The official debut took place March 2016 at the European Geneva Motor Show. The price is around $3,000,000.
Only 500 of these models will be made, with 120 already pre-ordered at time of writing.