That "1,500" isn't just for looks, that's the amount of metric horsepower the Bugatti Chiron puts out.

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In imperial figures? That's 1,479 horses.

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To get that power you're going to need some forced induction. Four turbos, to be exact.

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The turbos are arranged in sequence. At low rpm, only two are enabled.

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At higher speeds, a trick exhaust manifold opens up, giving you all four.

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This means the Chiron can roll with turbos that are significantly larger than last year.

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The result is a massive 26.8psi of boost!

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For all that power, you'll need some mega brakes. Thankfully, Chiron has those, too.

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The Chiron exhales through a six-tip exhaust.

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Four tips duct through the rear bumper, the further two go straight to the ground.

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And of course power is nothing without control.

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The result? This stunning beauty.

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