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Bugatti Chiron hits 400km/h in just 32.6 seconds

Bugatti Chiron hits 400km/h in just 32.6 seconds image

Jose Altoveros / Bugatti | September 11, 2017 11:30

Bugatti releases videos showing Chrion's performance credentials

At the 2016 Geneva Auto Show, Bugatti unveiled their successor to their Veyron hypercar, the Chiron. The Chiron was more powerful than the Veyron with an 8.0-liter quad-turbo W16 engine which puts out 1,500 PS and can easily reach its limited top speed of 420 km/h. At the moment, it is still limited to that speed due to current tire technology not being capable of handling speeds beyond 483 km/h, which the Chiron is capable of doing so.

While waiting for tire technology to catch up before unleashing the Chiron's full potential, Bugatti recently released a series of videos showing the hypercar's performance times. Often, manufacturers only release a 0-100 km/h time, a 0-300 km/h, if capable, and its aclaimed top speed on paper. Bugatti however has released a 0-400 km/h on video, which also makes you wonder what vehicle was used in filming the video.

Much like its predecessor, the Bugatti Chiron is all about the massive numbers it has and is capable of. The 1,500 PS engine is powerful enough to propel the 2000 kg hypercar from 0-100 km/h in 2.4 seconds, 0-200 km/h in 6.1 seconds and 0 to 300 km/h in 13.1 seconds. It's most oustanding figure is the 0-400 km/h time, which the Chiron can hit in just 32.6 seconds, given there is a long-enough open road.

Despite having crazy fast performance figures, the Chiron allows owners to experience it all in luxury and comfort. Owners would be able to do a 0-400 km/h run all while sitting comfortably inside the upscale interior of their own Chiron, customized to their own liking.