An Homage to Well-known Racing Drivers
Bugatti has a brand new particular version of the Chiron Sport known as Les Legendes du Ciel, which is Legends of the Sky/Heavens, based on Carscoops.
The automobile is designed to pay homage to the well-known racing drivers of the final century. Lots of them had been wonderful pilots, too. Les Legendes du Ciel will probably be restricted to 20 models. Every will probably be priced at €2.88 million (equal to $3.four million). This excludes taxes. The automobiles will enter manufacturing on the finish of this 12 months with deliveries focused for early 2021.
“Bugatti has had shut associations with aviation because the firm was established greater than 110 years in the past. Many profitable Bugatti racing drivers, comparable to Albert Divo, Robert Benoist, and Bartolomeo ‘Meo’ Costantini, flew for the French Air Drive, the French aviator legend Roland Garros privately drove a Bugatti Sort 18 to be as quick on the street as within the air,” stated President Stephan Winkelmann. “It’s due to this fact virtually an obligation for us at the moment to pay tribute to the legends of that point and dedicate a particular version to them.”
The automobile is completed in Gris Serpent, which was impressed by plane of the 1920s. There’s a white gloss middle stripe working the size of the automobile. The French flag is featured on the carbon fiber sills. A particular emblem seems on the entrance fenders. Inside you’ll discover a particular emblem on the headrests, Gaucho leather-based, aluminum trim, and particular version numbering. There’s a glass roof possibility in addition to some a consolation seat possibility.
The engine is identical because the standard Chiron. It’s the quad-turbo 8.0-liter W16 that makes 1,479 hp and 1,180 lb-ft of torque. The efficiency is identical, too, with an electronically restricted prime velocity of 261 mph.