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Bugatti Chiron performance hybrid currently under evaluation

The Bugatti Chiron may adopt a hybrid drivetrain in order to improve its performance even further. Prior to the unveiling of the Chiron, there were plenty of rumours flying around that the new hypercar would feature a W16 engine aided by a hybrid system...

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Bugatti Chiron roadster ruled out
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Bugatti Chiron roadster ruled out

Unlike the Chiron, which was officially unveiled earlier this year. Brungs did not mention why Bugatti isn't pressing ahead with an al fresco variant, but it might have to do with belt tightening in the wake of the Dieselgate affair. The automaker is pivoting away from diesel engines to electric drivetrains, and recently agreed to a US$14...


2016 Goodwood Festival Of Speed report
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2016 Goodwood Festival Of Speed report

When it comes to a concentrated snapshot of mankind's four-wheeled achievements, the Goodwood Festival Of Speed takes some beating. If your blood runs high on octane, it should be at the sharp end of your personal bucket list. If you're not yet the gearhead, the FoS, as it nicknames itself, will almost certainly convert you...


Bugatti willing to consider sedan and electrification, but not an SUV
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Bugatti willing to consider sedan and electrification, but not an SUV

The CEO of Bugatti has said that the brand is open to the idea of a sedan or an electrified vehicle, but that an SUV is strictly off the table. Wolfgang Duerheimer, CEO and chairman of Bugatti, told Bloomberg at the recent Geneva motor show that he "can't get the idea for a [Bugatti] four-door limousine out of my head" and that it's one of the options that the company will look at when planning out future models...


Bugatti Chiron : 2016 Geneva Motor Show
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Bugatti Chiron : 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Read the article here. The Bugatti Chiron is the successor to the 1001hp Veyron, a car that changed the rules for what was thought possible of a ‘mass production’ super sports tourer. Running an evolution of the Veyron’s 8.0-litre quad-turbo W16 engine, matched to four new and larger turbochargers, the Chiron promises a staggering 1500PS (1103kW) of power – as signified by the ‘1500’ stamped on the engine...


2016 Bugatti Chiron revealed ahead of Geneva debut
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2016 Bugatti Chiron revealed ahead of Geneva debut

Images and details of the all-new 2.4 million euro ($3.6mil) 2016 Bugatti Chiron hypercar have been released just hours before the car's official reveal at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. The Bugatti Chiron is the successor to the 1001hp Bugatti Veyron, a car that changed the rules for what was thought possible of a 'mass production' super sports tourer...


Bugatti Chiron spied again, second teaser released
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Bugatti Chiron spied again, second teaser released

The big new Bugatti Chiron hypercar has been spied on the road again, this time accompanied by an entourage of its high-powered and premium peers. Caught by YouTube user Tim Wolke, two camouflaged examples of the Chiron are seen rolling quietly through a suburban street, led by its predecessor the Veyron...


2016 Bugatti Chiron confirmed for Geneva motor show debut
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2016 Bugatti Chiron confirmed for Geneva motor show debut

The 2016 Bugatti Chiron has at last been confirmed, with the French brand today revealing that the Veyron successor’s long-rumoured name is locked in. The announcement, which comes on the heels of multiple leaks and reports over the past few years, was joined by confirmation that the Chiron will make its world premiere at the Geneva motor show in March next year...


Bugatti gives prospective buyers a first glimpse of new model - report
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Bugatti gives prospective buyers a first glimpse of new model - report

Bugatti has reportedly invited customers to a series of special events in recent weeks, offering a first look at a preview of the company’s next new model. This drawing, obtained by IndianAutosBlog, is understood to have been shown to guests during a dinner in Dubai, hinting at what’s to come...


Bugatti "Chiron" spied undisguised by Instagram user
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Bugatti "Chiron" spied undisguised by Instagram user

A user of the popular social media site has photographed the new Bugatti "Chiron" completely undisguised. Instagram user Erico Hessel, a photographer based in New York City, spotted the Chiron while it was undergoing testing on public roads in Italy. It seems as though Hessel only managed to take one good photo of the hypercar, but his shot gives us our clearest view yet of the successor to the Veyron...


Top 5 concept cars of the 2015 Frankfurt motor show
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Top 5 concept cars of the 2015 Frankfurt motor show

Concept cars are a window into the future of a brand's model line. And, while they almost always look nothing like their eventual production descendants, they're always great fun. The unique unveilings at this year's Frankfurt motor show were no exception, with a wild array of interesting concept cars on show...


Top Five supercars of the 2015 Frankfurt motor show
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Top Five supercars of the 2015 Frankfurt motor show

Motor shows are all about supercars, right? We think so. With the hype of new launches settling down and our record number of CarAdvice journalists attending this year's Frankfurt motor show all back home, we have come up with a list of the Top Five supercars from this year's show. Let us know what you think of our choices. 5...


Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo Concept Walkaround : 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show
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Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo Concept Walkaround : 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show

Read the article here. CarAdvice was the first Australian media to drive the Bugatti Veyron back in 2008. Fast forward to 2015 and Bugatti have presented us with this – the Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo. Bugatti say the design is based on the original Type57 that won the LeMans 24-hour back in 1937 and 1939...


Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo unveiled ahead of Frankfurt debut
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Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo unveiled ahead of Frankfurt debut

The supercar maker has revealed images and preliminary details about the Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo, which will debut at the 2015 Frankfurt motor show. Like some concept vehicles developed especially for the Gran Turismo 6 game, the Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo will not only be free to download and play, but it will also spawn a real-life counterpart...


Bugatti "Chiron" will have $3.5 million price tag - report
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Bugatti "Chiron" will have $3.5 million price tag - report

The Volkswagen Group's next-generation hypercar, widely tipped to be named the Bugatti Chiron, is rumoured to have an asking price of 2.2 million euros ($3.5 million). Sources have told Car that the new Bugatti will priced from 2.2 million euros ($3.5 million) when it goes on sale some time in 2016. When the Veyron was initially launched, it had a base price of around 1...


Bugatti Chiron teased after alleged sighting in Los Angeles
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Bugatti Chiron teased after alleged sighting in Los Angeles

Overnight Bugatti released its first teaser for its new hypercar, which its widely tipped will be named Chiron. The timing of the teaser video, right after a mysterious Bugatti prototype (below) was spotted at Los Angeles International Airport, has fuelled speculation that the car will be revealed at a private event during the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, which takes place this weekend in California...


Bugatti Veyron successor will have hybrid variant according to Volkswagen CEO
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Bugatti Veyron successor will have hybrid variant according to Volkswagen CEO

Martin Winterkorn, CEO of the Volkswagen Group, has confirmed that there will be a follow up to the Bugatti Veyron and that it will be offered with a hybrid drivetrain. Regarding the Veyron's successor, Winterkorn told Bild am Sonntag that "there will be, for the first time, next to the petrol model, a hybrid version with improved performance"...


Volkswagen Group restructure to create four holding companies - report
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Volkswagen Group restructure to create four holding companies - report

Reports out of Europe claim the 12 brands belonging to the Volkswagen Group will be restructured into four distinct holding companies in a major reorganisation of one of the world’s largest automotive groups. The restructure will reportedly see three brands grouped together under each of the four holding companies in an arrangement designed to improve efficiency and speed up decision making within the business...


Bugatti Chiron prototype spotted in Europe
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Bugatti Chiron prototype spotted in Europe

The first prototypes of the Bugatti Chiron, successor to the iconic Veyron, have been spotted testing in Europe. Filmed by a reader of German magazine, Auto Bild, a pair of heavily disguised Chiron prototypes were seen in convoy with a Bugatti Veyron Supersport, BMW i8 and Lamborghini Huracan...


Bugatti Veyron successor rumoured to pack more than 1100kW and 1500Nm, with 500km/h speedo
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Bugatti Veyron successor rumoured to pack more than 1100kW and 1500Nm, with 500km/h speedo

The sequel to the greatest hypercar of our time, the Bugatti Veyron, is set to blow minds based on pure statistics alone. In a report from Car Magazine in the UK, an insider has all but confirmed that the Bugatti Chiron (named after 1930s Bugatti race driver Louis Chiron) will stick with the W-shape 16-cylinder quad-turbo engine, which will output more than a staggering 1100kW of power and 1500Nm of torque, and capable of propelling the French-made hypercar from 0-100km/h in 2-seconds flat...