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The Bugatti Chiron is a cerulean stunner

Bugatti's $2.6 million, 261 mph hypercar isn't just a monster, it's a beautiful charmer.

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This is the Bugatti Chiron.

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It's a $2.6 million hypercar that is set to obliterate every speed record out there.

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How does 261 miles per hour sound? And that's out of the showroom. With better tires, this car should be able to go even faster.

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But even when sitting still beneath a street light, it looks remarkably good.

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The EB is for Ettore Bugatti, the automaker's founder, and the sliding chrome line along the side of the car is meant to evoke his signature.

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Beneath here is the heart of the beast, a 1,479-horsepower W16 engine.

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Its details are absolutely stunning. You could spend hours looking at this car and not get bored.

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Even the taillights are a remarkable engineering accomplishment, a single bar of aluminum with 64 LEDs embedded across.

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Four exhaust pipes vent out the rear, a further two duct directly down into the road.

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The Chiron is a remarkable accomplishment, and a very, very rare bird. Click or swipe through for plenty more photos.

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