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Bugatti Chiron: Round-the-clock monitoring allows 'customer concierge'

Connected cars have been 'a thing' for a while now, with live traffic updates and vehicle-to-vehicle warnings becoming prevalent, but Bugatti is taking things a step further in the Chiron...

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Volkswagen Group management shuffled under new CEO
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Volkswagen Group management shuffled under new CEO

Volkswagen Group has announced a significant executive restructure, as it chases "more efficient" management under new CEO, Dr. Herbert Diess. As reported earlier this week, Matthias Muller has 'stepped down' from his position as CEO, less than three years after taking on the role amid the Dieselgate storm...


Time Machine Tuesday: April 10, 2018
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Time Machine Tuesday: April 10, 2018

People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews. Here’s a look at what happened on the week of April 10 in years past...


2008 Bugatti Veyron review
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2008 Bugatti Veyron review

Back in 2008, Alborz and Tony became the first Australian journos to drive the now legendary Bugatti Veyron. Revisit the story here.


2018 Bugatti Chiron Sport revealed
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2018 Bugatti Chiron Sport revealed

If there's one thing Bugatti knows how to do, it's speed. The Veyron was fast, the Veyron Super Sport was faster and then, just when you thought there was no more 'fast' to go around, the Volkswagen Group's performance darling unveiled the Chiron. Now, the fastest Bugatti has been made faster around a circuit, thanks to a strict diet and a new Sport badge...


SP-110 Edonis Fenice: Reborn Bugatti EB110 chases 350km/h
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SP-110 Edonis Fenice: Reborn Bugatti EB110 chases 350km/h

Bugatti has been reborn recently, to the point where an entire generation of car enthusiasts might not know about its 1990s exploits. Don't worry though, we haven't forgotten about the EB110. Launched exactly 110 years after Ettore Bugatti was born, it was conceived as an all-wheel drive, V12-powered Ferrari-killer...


Bugatti unveils 3D-printed titanium brake caliper
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Bugatti unveils 3D-printed titanium brake caliper

Bugatti has unveiled the first-ever 3D-printed titanium brake caliper prototype, claiming the mantle of 'world's largest automotive brake caliper' in the process. The new caliper is reportedly the largest functional titanium component produced by a 3D printer, and was created at the Laser Zentrum Nord in Hamburg, Germany...


Bugatti delivers 70 Chirons in 2017
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Bugatti delivers 70 Chirons in 2017

Bugatti has met its production target for 2017, delivering 70 cars to customers. More than 300 of the planned 500 build slots for the Chiron have now been allocated, with 43 per cent of orders coming from Europe, 26 per cent from North America and 23 per cent from the Middle East. Asia Pacific accounts for the final 8 per cent of sales...


Bugatti Chiron lands in the UK classifieds for $4.6 million
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Bugatti Chiron lands in the UK classifieds for $4.6 million

The Bugatti Chiron has only been on the road for a year, but the first owners are already looking to move their cars on – for a handy profit, naturally. A black Chiron with just 2140km on the odometer is up for sale in the UK, with a staggering $4.6 million price tag to boot. Although the price is eye-watering, the Chiron has been treated to some choice option extras...


Stephan Winkelmann: Bugatti confirms Audi Sport boss as new president
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Stephan Winkelmann: Bugatti confirms Audi Sport boss as new president

Stephan Winkelmann has been confirmed as the new president of Bugatti. Winkelmann, who is currently managing director at Audi Sport GmbH, will take over from Wolfgang Dürheimer at the start of January 2018, after Dürheimer announced his retirement. "I accept Wolfgang Dürheimer’s wish to retire...


Left-hand drive supercars to be legal in Oz by 2019 - cheers Mr Turnbull
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Left-hand drive supercars to be legal in Oz by 2019 - cheers Mr Turnbull

Buried in a Turnbull government announcement yesterday was a gem that's set to greenlight the import of left-hand-drive hypercars into Australia, by 2019, for driving on public roads. The press release by the minister for urban infrastructure, Paul Fletcher MP, detailed a revised bill set to be submitted to parliament by the end of the year...


Bugatti Chiron successor to be electrified - report
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Bugatti Chiron successor to be electrified - report

The successor to the Bugatti Chiron - which is still almost a decade away - will use electrification to make one of the world's fastest cars even faster - according to a new report out of the UK. Speaking with Autocar, CEO Wolfgang Dürheimer said electrification is inevitable, indicating that the next-generation hypercar will almost certainly be a hybrid of sorts...


Bugatti's Niniette 66 is for when your Chiron runs out of road
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Bugatti's Niniette 66 is for when your Chiron runs out of road

Bugatti has revealed a yacht inspired by its Chiron hypercar, crafted together with boatbuilder Palmer Johnson: the Niniette 66. The name is derived from a speedboat of the same name produced by Bugatti in 1930, with Niniette being the nickname of founder Ettore Bugatti's youngest daughter...


2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience
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2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience

If you don't already know, Geneva is in Switzerland. And while some Aussies might miss having motor shows here in Oz, few will see that as enough of an excuse to splash out to attend a major international one. Luckily, this year's 2017 Geneva motor show (on until March 19) was my first, and it was so good, I didn't want anyone to miss out...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for December 16, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for December 16, 2016

Hi there, Tegan Lawson with you at the CarAdvice.com news desk. Let’s take a look at what’s been making headlines this week. It’s been a brilliant year for Subaru in Australia, on track to notch up its best year on record with sales up 8 per cent to the end of November...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for December 16, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for December 16, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Zero to boredom in less than three seconds: Where have all the scary cars gone?
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Zero to boredom in less than three seconds: Where have all the scary cars gone?

Often when people fondly reminisce about 'the good old days', the truth is, they were never really that great. But in this instance, they bloody well were. Fast cars. I mean, really fast cars. Properly fast cars. They used to be called supercars. And guess what? They were properly scary. I’m not quite old enough to be losing my mind just yet, but I’m certainly old enough to remember them...


Volkswagen Group won't sell brands to cover Dieselgate costs
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Volkswagen Group won't sell brands to cover Dieselgate costs

The chairman of the Volkswagen Group has denied the company is planning to sell off some of its brands to help pay for costs related to the Dieselgate emissions cheating saga. According to Reuters, Hans Dieter Poetsch, chairman of Volkswagen's supervisory board, has told Boersen-Zeitung that the company is "not thinking of selling parts of our brands"...


Bugatti Chiron performance hybrid currently under evaluation
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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. Instead, the Veyron's replacement featured an updated version of the company's 8...


Bugatti Chiron roadster ruled out
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Bugatti Chiron roadster ruled out

Unlike the Bugatti Veyron that preceded it, the Bugatti Chiron will not be available as a convertible. Dr Stefan Brungs, head of sales and marketing at Bugatti, has told Autocar that there will be "no roadster or convertible" version of the Chiron, which was officially unveiled earlier this year...