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Track-only Bugatti Bolide laughs in the face of Formula 1 cars

Bugatti's latest creation maximizes the potential of its quad-turbo W16 engine.

Daniel Golson
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The Bugatti Bolide is a new track-only hypercar designed to maximize the W16 engine's potential.

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With 1,825 horsepower and a 2,734 pound curb weight, the Bolide has a crazy power-to-weight ratio of 0.67 horsepower per pound.

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Bugatti says the Bolide will lap the Le Mans circuit faster than any car in history, and it's only a few seconds off the all-time Nürburgring record.

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The Bolide was designed to meet all of the FIA's safety regulations.

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The design of the Bolide was inspired by "X-planes" like Chuck Yeager's Bell X-1.

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The roof scoop features morphable skin that gets bumpy as speeds increase. Yes, really.

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That wild rear wing produces nearly 4,000 pounds of downforce at 199 mph.

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In order to keep weight as low as possible the Bolide uses tons of aerospace-grade materials, like 3D-printed titanium.

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While Bugatti hasn't decided whether to produce the Bolide yet, at least one physical prototype has been spied at a race track in France.

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Keep scrolling or swiping to see more photos of the Bugatti Bolide.

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