After weeks of testing on the roads and races across Europe, Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport recently entered the final test stage, which is conquering the famous Nurburgring. This track is a perfect test of the suspension, steering and stability functions fitted on Bugatti’s first racetrack hypercar.
The Chiron Pur Sport is specially cared for by Bugatti engineers to ensure all systems run smoothly together under the most extreme conditions. “It is extremely important to us with the ability of the Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport’s diverse range of driving experiences to give customers that they can feel. With its unusual terrain and many curves and high speed zones, especially from Döttinger Höhe onwards, the Nordschleife is a race that requires a lot of skills from the driver and the car, which also makes it the ideal place to develop our new car,… ”, said Stefan Ellrott, Head of Development at Bugatti.
“And that is also why we chose this site in the Eifel Mountains as a final test site to refine the suspension and safety systems. In addition to the track, we also bring the Pur Sport to the roads around the track, where there are many curves and hills. We are really satisfied with the results that the car brings here “.
In this test, in addition to testing to perfectly adjust the car on the track, Bugatti’s engineers have also tweaked to help the car be used comfortably every day. “The customer impression of a car’s everyday usability is no less compared to its performance on the track, in this way we ensure that versatility has been proven. of this car in the Chiron lineup. The car has to be extremely accurate and predictable, but also easy to drive in the usual Bugatti’s – whether on the track or on the street, ”said Jachin Schwalbe, Head of chassis development.
Chiron Pur Sport is still equipped with the familiar 8.0-liter W16 engine with a maximum capacity of 1,500 horsepower and 1,600 Nm of torque. According to Bugatti, the car owns a gearbox with shortened ratios, which contributes to the car’s acceleration. Along with that, this racing supercar also owns many exterior upgrades, improved suspension, reduced weight for better performance on the track.
Bugatti Chiron will be produced limited to 60 units worldwide, the starting price of each car will be at 3 million euros.
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