The Bugatti Chiron is a mid-engined two-seater sports car developed and manufactured in Molsheim, France by French automaker Bugatti Automenses SAS. This model was launched to replace the predecessor model Bugatti Veyron earlier. With its modern design, the Bugatti Chiron has attracted car enthusiasts from the very first days of its launch. Chiron was officially introduced to the public at the 2016 Geneva Motorshow show with a limited number of only 500 units.
If on the Veyron model, we can choose between many different versions such as the Veyron 16.4, Veyron Gran Sport or even the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, the Chiron also gives car players more choices. This is an inevitable trend when the car collectors’ trend in the world is gradually changed towards selectivity, personalization with unique cars.
To meet the different needs of customers, Bugatti has developed a large number of different variants, some of which are commemorative of the company’s history, some are created to conquer the achievements of speed. Some, even one that is made to order by the owner.
And now, CarPassion will together with readers review the variations developed based on the Bugatti Chiron prototype that has been causing a hit in recent times:
1. Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo
Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo is a one-seat concept car developed by Bugatti and produced in Molsheim, Alsace, France. The car was unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. The car is built on top of the Bugatti Chiron prototype’s chassis # 6.
Vision Gran Turismo is powered by a heavily modified 8.0 L turbocharged W16 engine. The top speed was never calculated in real-world tests but the results displayed using a virtual Circuit de la Sarthe emulator for the car’s approximate top speed of 447 km / h.
However, only 1 Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo was produced and was also sold to Prince Badr bin Saud of Saudi Arabia.
2. Bugatti Chiron Sport
Launched in 2018, the Chiron Sport is a car built by Bugatti towards the ability to operate on the track. Compared to the original Chiron, the Chiron Sport has a starting price of about $ 400,000 more.
The Bugatti Chiron Sport is one of those cars that attracts attention because it’s lighter and faster than the new base Chiron, which helps the Chiron Sport increase performance on real racetracks. The Bugatti Chiron Sport is equipped with a few upgrades such as a stiffer suspension, revised steering, a tweaked rear differential and Dynamic Torque Vectoring. Similar to the standard Chiron, it is powered by an 8.0-liter W16 quad-turbo engine that produces 1479 hp and 1,500 Nm of torque.
In terms of exterior design, the Chiron Sport is no different from the commercial version of the Bugatti Chiron. However, on some Chiron Sport cars will be equipped with a digital logo in the front grille of the horseshoe.
3. Bugatti Divo
Officially launched in August 2018, the Bugatti Divo is a variant of the Chiron line. The car possesses a aggressive appearance with many aerodynamic details in gray-blue paint, giving the Divo a unique beauty.
It can be seen that the efforts of Bugatti engineers to help the car have a better cornering ability is partly demonstrated with the car’s appearance. The front, Bugatti’s signature grille is retained, however, the design is somewhat stronger and more angular. The front diffuser and the front spoiler are made larger. Bugatti also optimizes the wind drag coefficient when designing a more comfortable front end. LED headlights, extending above the wheel arches.
Vehicles still use W16 engine with a capacity of 1,500 horsepower. The car’s acceleration time hasn’t been announced yet but will certainly be faster than the Chiron’s 2.5 seconds. Top speed is limited to 380 km / h instead of the limit car like the Chiron.
With Divo, Bugatti only produced 40 units worldwide at an unbelievable price of 5.8 million USD per unit. Many people think it is difficult for Bugatti to sell out all Divo when Lykan Hypersport has so far sold 7 units for 3.4 million USD. However, all 40 Divo units have found their owners before their official launch.
4. Bugatti La Voiture Noire
This is a cult model, causing a lot of buzz when it was launched at the Geneva Motorshow 2019 exhibition with a “huge” price with the title of a new production car sold at the most expensive price ever. This car is “dubbed” as a descendant of the legendary Type 57 SC Atlantic – Jean Bugatti’s car was lost in World War II.
La Voiture Noire has a handcrafted carbon fiber bodywork, similar to current Bugatti’s cars such as the Divo, but La Voiture Noire has been “taken to new heights”. The car is powered by an 8.0-liter W16 engine with 4 cylinders similar to the Chiron, Chiron Sport and Divo.
The car is unique, possessing a design unlike any other Bugatti. This hypercar is equipped with a large LED brake light strip that makes the car look “wider” than the actual size. Under the LED strip is the prominent illuminated Bugatti inscription. At the front of the car, the grille still features a characteristic horseshoe, above it is the LED headlamp stretched over the wheel arch.
Even though it was launched in 2019, according to Tim Bravo, Bugatti’s director of public relations, this unique Bugatti will take two more years to complete.
5. Bugatti Centodieci
About a year after the Divo was launched, at The Quail event of the Monterey Car Week 2019, Bugatti launched a Centodieci supercar to celebrate the 110th birthday of the car manufacturer as well as send gratitude. The sports car model revived the brand in 1991 – EB 110. The car was developed on the basis of the Chiron but brought the typical design of EB 110, EB 110 SS and new strength.
Although built on the Chiron, the car has been designed with a completely different appearance and is heavily influenced by the Bugatti EB 110 model. Details similar to the EB 110 can be easily seen on the Centodieci like The horseshoe-shaped front grille is small, and the air vents on the body are also stylized with holes similar to the EB 110.
Bugatti Centodieci is still equipped with a typical 8.0-liter W16 engine with 4 Bugatti’s turbochargers, however, this engine block has been upgraded to produce greater capacity. On this commemorative car, the W16 engine block produces 1,574 horsepower, 99 horsepower higher than the Chiron, Chiron Sport and Divo. This power will still be sent to the wheels via a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. With a power of 1,574 horsepower, Bugatti Centodieci is capable of accelerating to 100 km / h in 2.4 seconds, 0 – 200 km / h in 6.1 seconds and reaching 300 km / h in just 13.1 seconds. The maximum speed of the car is electronically limited at 380 km / h.
Bugatti will only produce a limited number of 10 units worldwide. The price of each Centodieci will start from 8 million euros (about 9 million dollars, 208 -) and all 10 Bugatti Centodieci have been found.
6. Bugatti Chiron 300+
Bugatti Chiron 300+ was launched at its headquarters in Molsheim, France just over a week after the car set a speed record when it reached nearly 500km / h. The car is capable of reaching a top speed of up to 493 km / h (304 mph). However, only one Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+ can achieve that speed, all commercial cars will be limited to a maximum speed of 440 km / h to ensure safety.
To help the Chiron achieve such high speeds, Bugatti has changed the exterior design with an elongated tail section and some upgraded aerodynamics at the front, rear diffuser as well as two. flanks. The car is also equipped with magnesium wheels, the interior is stripped of only the driver’s seat and necessary buttons. The exterior of this Bugatti is made entirely of carbon fiber and is only polished. Combined with the black and gray exterior colors are the port-inspired orange lines inspired by the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport WRC that has set a previous record. According to Bugatti, car buyers can still choose other color schemes besides this characteristic color scheme.
Bugatti Chiron 300+ will be limited to 30 units, including a prototype and sold for $ 3.95 million each. Compared to the prototype version, the commercial version will be adjusted to ensure the safety of the driver while operating this vehicle.
7. Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport
This is the most recent variant of the Chiron. Although the car was only launched online due to the influence of the 19 Covid pandemic, but not so that the Chiron Pur Sport lost the inherent attraction of the Bugatti.
The Chiron Pur Sport also gets some exterior modifications, such as an aerodynamically optimized wheel section with a larger aperture, a larger horseshoe-shaped grille, and a new splitter and a new splitter. large spoiler – all made from carbon fiber.
The car is still equipped with an 8.0-liter W16 engine, capable of producing a capacity of up to 1,479 horsepower. However, the rev limit has moved 200 rpm more than on the regular Chiron, reaching 6,900 rpm. This change was made by the engine mated to a recalibrated automatic transmission.
Bugatti will launch and sell only 16 Chiron Pur Sport units and will begin production by the end of 2020 and each will cost € 3.2 million excluding taxes.
Some pictures of the Chiron variants:
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