Tag Archives: Bugatti

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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You can now pick between a Chiron or Ram Power Wagon in Forza Motorsport 7

Let's get one thing straight: you're (probably) never going to drive a Bugatti Chiron. At least not in real life. Now, however, you can pilot one in the Forza Motorsport 7 video game. The French multi-million-dollar road missile is part of a new downloadable pack of cars that's just made its way into your virtual world. It's not the only vehicle jumping to...

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Bugatti Loyalty Maintenance program provides up to 15 years of care

Maintenance and replacement parts for supercars aren't exactly affordable, but Bugatti's Loyalty Maintenance program for the Veyron should help alleviate some financial burden. Not that servicing a Bugatti should be much of an issue if the owner can afford one in the first place. Nevertheless, the new program is an extension of Bugatti's Extended...

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Oldest driveable Bugatti stops by Jay Leno’s Garage

The oldest driveable Bugatti in the world is the star of the latest episode of “Jay Leno's Garage,” and this time the car isn't a member of the Leno fleet. It belongs to Alan Travis, a lover of pre-war—we're talking pre-WW1 here—cars, who Leno met during a recent Cars and Coffee meet. The car is a 1913 Bugatti Type 22, one of the...

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Remaining 15 Bugatti EB 110 chassis receive new lease on life as SP-110 Edonis

It's a blast from the past with a modern twist. The creation above began life as a Bugatti EB110 supercar, but it will soon come to life as the SP-110 Edonis Fenice. Underneath the rather intriguing bodywork is an original Bugatti EB110 carbon fiber monocoque, and there are plans for a small run of the cars, 15 to be exact. A company by the name of Casil...

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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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New boss at Audi Sport as Winkelmann focuses on Bugatti

After leading Audi Sport since early 2016, Stephan Winkelmann will now relinquish his role as chief of the performance division in order to focus on Bugatti, whose leadership he was assigned after former boss Wolfgang Dürheimer stepped down in October. To replace Winkelmann, Audi has selected Michael-Julius Renz, who currently oversees sales of the...

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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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