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The £1.9m hypercar will be on show all weekend ahead of the first customer deliveries later this year

The Bugatti Chiron, successor to the Bugatti Veyron, has made its UK dynamic debut at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed.

In March it was unveiled at the Geneva motor show, but this is the first time the supercar has been seen in action in the UK

The Chiron is taking part in the Michelin Supercar Run and will up the hill every day of this year’s annual event.

Named after Monegasque racing driver Louis Chiron, the Chiron has a power output of 1479bhp, can produce torque of 1180lb ft between 2,000-6,000rpm and has a top speed of 261mph.

The four-turbo, 16-cylinder engine sends drive to all four wheels via a seven-speed DSG gearbox and can demolish the 0-62mph dash in less than 2.5sec.

Bugatti’s Veyron currently holds the world production car speed record at 268mph, but it is believed that the Chiron is in a strong position to be able to top this.

With first customer deliveries later this year, the car’s production is limited to just 500 units. More than 200 advance orders have already been placed by eager customers, despite the €2.4 million (£1.9m) price tag.

Hannah Thomson

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TegTypeR 21 June 2016

There is a small part of me

There is a small part of me that would love to see them lunch it in to the wall on the hill at Goodwood, if only to see the media coverage of it!
jer 20 June 2016

I didn't feel insulted

Having a bad passive aggressive day?
eseaton 20 June 2016

So. It is believed the Chiron

So. It is believed the Chiron is in a strong position to have a higher top speed than the Veyron. Now we didn't know that did we? What exactly would be the point of it if it didn't? Completely slack writing, insulting the readership.
Rob3038 27 June 2016


If you found that insulting, you really need to get out more.