Bugatti Chiron vs. Veyron GS Vitesse Front Three Quarter - Comparison #1

Bugatti Chiron vs. Veyron GS Vitesse
Comparison illustrates design differences and should not be used or understood as a contrasting of advantages of one model over another. Lighting, shooting angle and other factors may affect the appearance of the model.

Bugatti Chiron versus Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse

Despite accumulating financial burden over dieselgate at parenting VW, French supercar maker Bugatti didn't wait for long to introduce the successor of its speed-record breaking Veyron model line.

The successor is named Chiron, after legendary Bugatti racing driver Louis Chiron, not the centaur from Greek mythology. Comparing side views of two supercars we see a striking resemblance in door line and side-vent/side-skirt curve designs. Which makes us believe Bugatti used the Veyron's body to build the new Chiron; although other aspects of the design don't echo the predecessors specific design elements. Interior has gotten a lot more fancier with and stylish, with a huge broken oval at the center resembling the letter C.

Presented in a coupe form, Chiron is powered with same W16 engine as Veyron Vitesse, but thanks to the turbochargers it now generates 300 more horsepower and 100 lb-ft of more torque. That's enough for Chiron to reach 60 mph in under 2.5 seconds.

The new Bugatti is longer, wider, and taller than the old one, but mainly thanks to the use of lightweight materials like titanium and carbon it has managed to gain only 5 kg of extra weight.

Specification Comparison

2017 Bugatti Chiron2012 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse
Engine8.0L W16 Turbo8.0L W16
Power1,500 hp1,200 hp
Torque1,600 Nm1,500 Nm
Transmission7-speed DSG dual-clutch7-speed DSG
DrivetrainPermanent All-Wheel DriveAll-Wheel Drive
0 to 60 mph< 2.5 sec.2.6 sec.
Fuel Consumption
Tank Capacity-100 l
Exterior Dimensions
Width2038 mm1998 mm
Length4544 mm4462 mm
Height1212 mm1190 mm
Wheelbase2711 mm2710 mm
Interior Dimensions

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