The Bugatti Chiron is $2.6m of 1,500 HP excess

The Veyron is dead: all hail the Bugatti Chiron, 1,500 horsepower of insane luxury coupe. Making its long-awaited debut at the Geneva Motor Show 2016, the Chiron takes the Veyron equation of a huge engine, ridiculous top speed, and opulent accommodation and cranks it up even higher, with a newly-developed W16 engine packing 1,180 lb-ft of torque.

That means a massive top speed, and in fact the Chiron is capable of over 260 mph. It’ll be artificially limited to less than that on the road, mind – you need a special, second “Speed Key” to unlock it – but Bugatti is already talking about setting new world records for production car speed.

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