After detailing the testing and validation process of every automobile final month, Bugatti has began transport the primary models of the Divo.
At €5 million ($5.9 million) a pop, excluding taxes and choices, that is one severely costly hypercar, although “essential for any Bugatti assortment”, in keeping with Stephan Winkelmann, the automaker’s president.
“The Divo marks a milestone in Bugatti’s historical past, spanning over 110 years. The Divo will now enter our historical past books, alongside the cutting-edge Veyron and Chiron hyper sports activities vehicles. [It] begins a brand new period at Bugatti – the period of recent coachbuilding. With the Divo, we’ve created a extremely personalized masterpiece of automotive craftsmanship”, he added.
Constructed to revive the French model’s custom of coachbuilding, the Divo is restricted to 40 models and relies on the Chiron, though it shares little or no of its styling. Actually, the customized physique improves the airflow, leading to 198 lbs (90 kg) extra downforce over the extra ‘mainstream’ Chiron. It options advanced taillights, with 44 fins lighting as much as create a particular impact, tiny headlamps with a slim mild opening measuring simply 1.four inches (35 mm) and boomerang DRLs that reach into the quarter panels.
Unsurprisingly, the Divo makes use of the W16 engine of the Chiron, with 8.0-liters in displacement and 4 turbocharges that give it a staggering torque curb, with 1,180 lb-ft (1,600 Nm) developed at 2,000-6,000 rpm, and 1,479 HP (1,500 PS / 1,103 kW) produced at 6,700 rpm. The Divo takes 2.four seconds to dash to 62 mph (100 km/h) and its high pace has been restricted to 236 mph (380 km/h). It additionally returns 6.7/15.5/10.5 mpg (35.2/15.2/22.5 lt/100 km) in metropolis/freeway/mixed on the WLTP cycle, though we doubt that any of its homeowners will ever be bothered with such trivial stuff.