Bugatti's Veyron was one of a kind, and since it was retired, the all-new Chiron, just unveiled in Geneva, takes its unique place as an ultrapowerful and rare work of automotive art.
Bugatti gets the all-new Chiron, one of the most anticipated unveilings at the Geneva auto show, ready for the public.
The historic Bugatti brand has been revived by Volkswagen, and makes the most exclusive cars in the world.
The Chiron is the successor to the Veyron, Bugatti's first modern supercar.
While similar in basic format to the Veyron, Bugatti evolved the style for the Chiron and fitted it with a more powerful engine.
The Chiron is a two-seater with a mid-mounted engine.
An adaptive suspension contributes to handling and ride comfort.
Designer Achim Anscheidt says that with the Chiron, "form follows performance."
The adaptive suspension can lower, in Top Speed mode, or raise up for clearing driveways.
Designer Anscheidt refers to the front as an "eight-eye face."
The wing on the rear works as an air brake.
Exposed carbon fiber abounds on the Chiron.
The turbocharged W-16 engine sits under a rear shell.
Brakes uses eight titanium pistons up front, and six on the rear wheels.
The 8-liter engine produces 1,500 horsepower.
The horseshoe grille remains, but is pushed forward.
LED headlights sit in bodywork that also includes an air intake.
The fenders make the front and rear of the Chiron wider than the middle.
Bugatti emphasizes this curve both outside and inside the Chiron.
The interior befits a $2.6 million car.
The design team had a "no-plastic philosophy" for the cabin.
On the instrument cluster, an analog speedometer is bracketed by two LCD panels.
Bespoke luggage sits in the front of the Chiron.
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