Bugatti tests its Chiron hypercar in the more powerful Pur Sport versionMay 14, 2020
The French hypercar Bugatti Chiron in an even more powerful version of Pur Sport was captured on the racetrack. The car looks very impressive in a completely black body.
Despite the fact that we have seen quite a few versions of the Chiron hypercar, the French manufacturer of the fastest cars in the world still has many ideas for further expansion of the Chiron family. The latest “family member” is the most powerful Pur Sport with a monstrous W16 engine. The car was specially created in order to set records for the speed of passage of racing tracks.
Bugatti brought two prototypes of this version of the hypercar to Germany on the Bilster Berg race track to once again test the operation of all hypercar systems.
Pur Sport is much more than just another Chiron with a different color scheme, because the car is significantly different from a technical point of view and quite a lot.
It boasts a more robust chassis as well as a gearbox with a shorter gear ratio, while its 8.0-liter engine can now spin up to 6900 rpm (+200 rpm) and Michelin Sport Cup 2R tires provide an increase in traction by 10%. Such a hypercar is also 50 kg lighter than the “regular” Chiron, not to mention a more advanced aerodynamic body kit and altered suspension geometry.
Needless to say, all these changes must be optimized and thoroughly tested before production begins. Bugatti decided to evaluate two prototypes of the Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport on a track in the Teutoburg Forest. The 4.2-kilometer track has nine right turns and 10 left turns, with 44 “ridges” and dips, as well as a height difference of 70 meters.
The start of mass production of the French novelty is scheduled for the second half of 2020. Only 60 cars will be produced at a price of 3 million euros
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