Bugatti Chiron Hits 200MPH Faster Than You Can Say “Koenigsegg”

Just by looking at its extraordinary output of 1,500PS, one would expect the Bugatti Chiron to be an absolute beast, a gigantic hypercar that’s a handful to drive.

However, that’s not the case, as the Veyron’s successor is as elegant and easy to drive as a luxury cruiser until you push the right pedal all the way down; and even then, it’s more refined than all of its direct rivals combined.

Last year, we saw the Chiron in the hands of various reviewers, but as the Molsheim-based company has started shipping them to various parts of the world, more people have the chance to sit behind the wheel.

Middle Eastern publication ArabGT are among those that got to drive the Chiron, but it’s not the chit-chat part that we’re interested in, as that’s all in, well… Arabic, but the sheer force it deploys under heavy acceleration.

The camera right in front of the speedometer reveals just how quick the Bugatti is, if you ever needed confirmation, and how fast the needle gets to 325km/h (202mph), in sixth gear – and there’s one more left. Bugatti is playing its hand very close to its chest, but we reckon that, at some point, it will attempt to beat the 458km/h (285mph) world record for production cars that was achieved by the Koenigsegg Agera RS a couple of months ago.

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  • LWOAP

    Misleading headline. It didn’t hit 200mph faster than I said Koenigsegg. 😛

    • Dre Andre

      Headline is not misleading. Did not say faster than a Koenigsegg. It’s says faster than you can say the word “Koenigsegg”.

      • Yawn

        That’s what he said, genius.

      • S3XY

        “Than I said Koenigsegg” – Can you not read?

  • YUGE

    I LOVE MY ADBLOCKER AND I DON’T CARE ABOUT YOUR SITE OR YOUR EMPLOYEES.

    • Six_Tymes

      D-BAG ALERT! psychopathic obama worshiper. and suffers from trump derangement syndrome.

      • donald seymour

        Bruh, chill. It’s clear he or she is actually a literal douche bag.

        • Moveon Libtards

          Literal douchebag = Barry Obama supporter and Hitley cult member.

          Lock Her Up!!!

        • Six_Tymes

          am chill, and was when i typed that, don’t assume.

          • donald seymour

            I’m laughing now.

    • LWOAP

      Troll.

  • Zandit75

    Extremely slow to 100kph, 4.96secs. Obviously not trying for that record!
    Love the two tone colour on this model, it’s the best looking one for this car I believe.
    Not so sure about the interior though, the look from the dash back to the driver/passenger shows just how bland it is on the inside!

    • STUNNING ON THIS OUTSIDE BUT THE INTERIOR SEEMS TO MISS THE MARK. THE CENTER STACK IS LACK LUSTER WITH JUST A VERTICAL ROW OF BUTTONS AND THE “SPINE” THAT GOES ACROSS THE HEADLINER DOWN THE BACK DIVIDING THE CABIN IS KIND OF ODD.

      • CAPSTWAT

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    • Kagan

      Look again.

      • Zandit75

        Yep, it makes sense now.

    • S3XY

      You clearly haven’t seen the night rider Chiron. Look it up

    • Scherpereel Clement

      it the 0 to 100kph to 0 again that takes 4.96 sec. The O to 100kph is around 2.5 sec

      • Zandit75

        Thanks for pointing that out, I thought it was too weird to be correct!

        • Scherpereel Clement

          I don’t like letting people in the error …

  • Why we have this again? We all know what Chiron can do, especially after that stunt with JPM.

    • Moveon Libtards

      And we all know it lost to Special K.

      No one remembers 2nd place.

  • Moveon Libtards

    Poor Bugatti got smacked down by a Koenigsegg and now is trying a do-over. Except it is still SLOWER than the Koenigsegg.

    Sorry, Bugatti, you lost the crown that you so hyped before. Less talk and just beat the record.

  • Vassilis

    Damn…

  • Tobbe

    You guys HAVE to be American, or at least the “motor journalist” writing the article. It has been proven that the Koenigsegg Agera RS is 9 seconds !!!! faster than the tuned VW. That it proved this on a PUBLIC road instead of an optimal test track only add to the achievement. I know the two aren’t comparable as the Egg is more track focused and the VW more for posing. But they are still production cars approved for highway use. It’ll be interesting to see what the Regera can achieve having another 150 bhp on tap.
    And don’t forget the tyres, Michelin says it will be tough to achieve 300mph mainly due to temperature. They are remarkable though as Koenigsegg managed to set all the records on the day using just the one set.

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