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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

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

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"...

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

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...

Bugatti Veyron La Finale: Final ever Veyron supercar revealed

The Bugatti Veyron La Finale, the last of 450 Veyrons built, has been unveiled and detailed in full just prior to the start of the Geneva motor show. The La Finale, as with other open-top Grand Sport Vitesse models, features an 8.0-litre W16 engine mounted behind the passenger cell. It sends a mammoth 883kW (1200PS) of power and 1500Nm of torque to all four wheels via a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission...

Final Bugatti Veyron has been sold, will be displayed in Geneva

The 450th and final Bugatti Veyron, dubbed La Finale, has been sold and built, and will be on display at the upcoming 2015 Geneva motor show. Alongside it on the Geneva stage in the first week of March will be the first Bugatti Veyron. As you'd expect, Bugatti isn't revealing the identity of the purchaser of the last ever Veyron, except to say that it is a "customer from the Middle East"...

Bugatti Chiron production set back by awkward doors - report

Oddly shaped doors that make getting in and out difficult have reportedly set back the launch of the successor to the mighty Bugatti Veyron, dubbed the Bugatti Chiron. Automobile magazine claims the introduction of the new hypercar has been pushed out from 2015 to 2016 after Volkswagen Group heavyweights Ferdinand Piech and Martin Winterkorn both complained about the Chiron’s prohibitively narrow opening angle and overly wide sills...

Bugatti readying 1100kW, 460km/h Veyron successor - report

The successor to the Bugatti Veyron will produce about 1100kW of power and target a 460km/h top speed, according to the latest reports. British publication Autocar claims Bugatti’s new-generation supercar is being put through a conceptual engineering program ahead of its planned unveiling in 2016 and the first customer deliveries the following year...

Next Bugatti will have hybrid drivetrain - report

The successor to the Bugatti Veyron hypercar will feature a hybrid drivetrain, insiders at the company have revealed. Sources who spoke anonymously with Reuters claim that new Bugatti president, Wolfgang Duerheimer, prefers the idea of hybrid drive for the Veyron's successor. The company won't be going down the path trod by the BMW i8, which features a turbocharged 1...

Bugatti Veyron: $8.3m, 1100kW Super Sport-based hypercar rumoured

An even more extreme version of the 895kW, 431km/h Bugatti Veyron Super Sport has been rumoured for a 2014 release, as a final version of the hyper bug. Believed to be 200kg lighter than the Super Sport, produce up to 1103kW of power (1500bhp) and be capable of hitting 450km/h, inside sources told Autocar the French company is eager to produce a version of the Bugatti that is “a fantasy in terms of its performance”...