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Bugatti Chiron Sport does top speed run

Bugatti Chiron Sport does top speed run

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Screenshot-2019-09-04-at-6_13.35-PM.thumb.jpg.9c5104171c84a6f30506aaa2e236a90a.jpgBugatti claims that the Chiron Sport can hit 420km/h flat out. But is it true?

Top Gear's Charlie Turner has been given the chance to experience a top speed run in a Chiron Sport at Volkswagen's Ehra-Lessien test track.

In its video, Turner can be seen accessing the full potential of the Chiron with a special key that activates the “high speed” mode. With the correct tyre pressures and car warmed up, he lines the car up after the turn at 200km/h before giving it all.

With a straight of more than 8km long, the 8.0-litre, quad-turbo W16-equipped Chiron Sport unleashes all its 1479bhp, allowing Turner to easily go into the 400km/h range quite easily. Eventually, we see in the video that Turner managed to hit 423km/h, showcasing the genius engineering that went into its creation.

 

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