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100th Bugatti Chiron rolls off the factory floor

100th Bugatti Chiron rolls off the factory floor image

Marcus De Guzman / Bugatti | May 25, 2018 10:32

Bugatti celebrates completion of 100th Chiron for a customer in the Middle East

Looking to get a Bugatti Chiron soon? Well you better hurry as there will only be 400 left to be produced. Yes you read that right, Bugatti has officially produced the 100th Chiron.

Destined for a customer in the Middle East, the special Chiron serves as a production milestone for the French-based supercar maker. Draped in a dark matte blue paint with red contrasting stripes, the unique hue is a first for the all-new Chiron. Complemeting eye-catching paint are large alloy wheels that are finished in Mink Black. Meanwhile, the interior of the 100th Chiron is covered in red leather.

What's the price tag on this particular Chiron? EUR 2.85 million (about Php 175 million).

“I find the 100th Chiron especially pleasing. It is dynamic and elegant in equal measure. This car shows that Bugatti produces highly individualized masterpieces of automobile craftsmanship that are simply unparalleled,” said Stephan Winkelmann, president of Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S.

100th Bugatti Chiron rolls off the factory floor

Production of the Chiron at the company's headquarters in Molsheim, Alsace in France is in full swing, with the factory capable of producing 70 cars a year. Only 500 examples of the Bugatti Chiron will be made.

In review, the all-new Bugatti Chiron was first revealed during the 2016 Geneva International Motor Show. The Veyron successor builds upon the success of its predecessor and comes with a more aggressive design, along with an upgraded 8.0-liter quad-turbo W16 engine.

Said to generate 25-percent more power than the Veyron, the Chiron cranks out 1521 PS and 1600 Nm of torque between 2000 – 6000 rpm. Mated to a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission, the Chiron is capable of sprinting from 0 – 100 km/h in less than 2.5 seconds. Top speed is rated at 420 km/h.