Tag Archives: Bugatti Chiron

Bugatti owners can rest easy as technicians monitor cars in real time

Tesla has popularized remote monitoring and updating of cars with its “over the air” system, but it wasn't the first automaker to do so. Bugatti had a similar system in place when it launched the Veyron last decade and with the car's successor, the 1,480-horsepower Chiron, the French brand has taken its remote services to the next level. Since...

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Bugatti boss isn’t interested in Chiron’s top speed

They say a submarine captain never truly knows how deep his vessel can go. Similarly, Bugatti CEO Stephan Winkelmann doesn't know how fast his Chiron can go. According to a report published by CNBC last Thursday, he doesn't care to find out. When Bugatti launched the Chiron back in 2016, the automotive world was quite curious to learn the top speed of this...

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Bugatti Chiron Sport is lighter, sharper, but not Super

Can a new Bugatti be disappointing? No, that's ridiculous. But we'll admit to feeling a little surprised by the arrival of the new Bugatti Chiron Sport, which debuted Tuesday at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. That's not because of what it adds—a sharper, more aggressive suspension and a new torque-vectoring system—but because of what...

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Bugatti reaches production target with 70 Chirons built this year

That's 70 down, 430 to go. Bugatti announced on Thursday that the brand reached its 2017 production goal with 70 Chirons built in total. Deliveries of the Veyron's successor began in this past March and Bugatti delivered the 70 units built this year to customers around the world. Bugatti's statistics show 43 percent of orders came from Europe, 26 percent...

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Bugatti’s $2.61M Chiron recalled over faulty seat recliners

Even the most opulent vehicles sometimes can't avoid a recall. Case in point: the Bugatti Chiron. The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration announced a recall for 2017 and 2018 model year Chirons in late November due to faulty seat recliners. In total, the NHTSA said the faulty seat recliners potentially affect 47 Chirons in total. The seat...

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Bugatti might replace Chiron with a sedan

Bugatti's Chiron has only just arrived but a decision on a successor will have to be made soon as development will have to start in 2019. Why the rush? Because the rate at which Bugatti is building the Chiron, approximately 70 cars per year, means all 500 planned examples will have been completed around 2024. While one might assume the successor will...

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Bugatti Chiron makes 0-248-0 MPH dash in record 41.96 seconds

We always knew the Bugatti Chiron was going to be faster than the Veyron, though we're only just coming to realize how much faster it is—and the gap is mindboggling. With racing driver Juan Pablo Montoya behind the wheel, a Chiron went from standstill to 248.548 mph (400 kmh) and back to standstill in 41.96 seconds. According to Bugatti...

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