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    Re: Bugatti Chiron

    Great stuff. It was interesting to see the 918 disappear into the distance on the straights compared to GT3/RS in Le Castellet. This thing must be in another league again.


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    2015 911 GT3, 1964 Type 1


    Re: Bugatti Chiron

    MKSGR:
    Wonderbar:

     A  friend's Chiron is scheduled for delivery in late August. I've seen pictures of the construction and the final renderingsconfiguration. Unbelievable piece of automotive achievement.

    The most successful Bugatti dealer is actually located in Germany. I was a bit surprised by this...

    Perfectly understated car for the affluent German neighbourhood.


    Re: Bugatti Chiron

    From the Clarkson review, LOL:

    There’s a secret button that you really don’t want the police to know about. But if you push it, the digital air-conditioning readouts will quietly inform you what speed you’ve been averaging. Often I’d sneak a look. And often it came up with a figure over 120mph. That’s an average. On a mountain road (which was closed to the public, since you ask). Like I said. It’s ridiculous.

    But it’s never difficult. Oh, I’m sure Richard Hammond could roll it down a hill, but for the rest of us it’s a doddle. There are no histrionics. The exhaust system doesn’t pop and bang. The engine doesn’t shriek. There are no aural gimmicks at all. And everything you touch is either leather or metal. Unless it’s the badge. That’s sterling silver.


    Re: Bugatti Chiron

    Kimi:
    MKSGR:
    Wonderbar:

     A  friend's Chiron is scheduled for delivery in late August. I've seen pictures of the construction and the final renderingsconfiguration. Unbelievable piece of automotive achievement.

    The most successful Bugatti dealer is actually located in Germany. I was a bit surprised by this...

    Perfectly understated car for the affluent German neighbourhood.

    Smiley I rather think that the German dealer sells outside Germany or his customers are mostly collectors. 

    I know a guy in Germany with a car collection who owns two Bugatti Veyron but never drove one of them. Actually, as far as I remember, he never drove any of his Ferrari either and I know he owns a 458 Speciale and the Aperta. Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet (2015), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)




    Re: Bugatti Chiron

    0-100 2.4

    0-200 6.1

    0-300 13.1


    Re: Bugatti Chiron

     A good friend just took delivery of his beautiful dark blue/caramel interior Chiron.  Breathtaking..


    Re: Bugatti Chiron

    ive:

    0-100 2.4

    0-200 6.1

    0-300 13.1

    The 300-time is insane. Smiley


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    We're at the point where you can be the fastest or just sound like you're the fastest.



    The secret of life is to admire without desiring.


    Re: Bugatti Chiron

    Rossi:
    ive:

    0-100 2.4

    0-200 6.1

    0-300 13.1

    The 300-time is insane. Smiley

    Absurd indeed Smiley


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    Re: Bugatti Chiron

    Like a Volvo to 100......


    Re: Bugatti Chiron

    The farmer:

    Like a Volvo to 100......

    But if the Volvo is white? SmileySmiley


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    We're at the point where you can be the fastest or just sound like you're the fastest.



    The secret of life is to admire without desiring.


    Re: Bugatti Chiron

    Sorry, but Volvo just produce beige cars (so to speak)....


    Re: Bugatti Chiron

    Wonderbar:

     A good friend just took delivery of his beautiful dark blue/caramel interior Chiron.  Breathtaking..

    pics please .. sounds a lovely colour combination


    Re: Bugatti Chiron

    IMG_4842-WM-S.jpg

    Nice...

     


    Re: Bugatti Chiron

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    Re: Bugatti Chiron

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    Re: Bugatti Chiron

    Nice wheels! Haven't seen wheels that nice since my friends triple black 90 Mustang 5.0 on 18 inch Cobra Rs.

    angry


    Re: Bugatti Chiron

    IMG_4919-LWM-S.jpg
    IMG_4827-WM-X2.jpg


    Re: Bugatti Chiron

    Oh wow! kiss


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    Re: Bugatti Chiron

    ive:

    0-100 2.4

    0-200 6.1

    0-300 13.1

    You know the term speedo error, right? Smiley

    At 200 kph, I would add around 10 kph, at 300 kph, at least 16 kph.

    Not that it makes a huge difference, it doesn't matter if the Chiron hits 300 kph in 13.1 or 16 seconds, it is still amazing.


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet (2015), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: Bugatti Chiron

    I know the term, thats why they come from Bugatti.

    So they are a bit more accurate and "official"

    Check their instagram

    0-100 2.4

    0-200 6.1

    0-300 13.1

    0-400 32.6

    Smiley

     


    Re: Bugatti Chiron

    ive:

    I know the term, thats why they come from Bugatti.

    So they are a bit more accurate and "official"

    Check their instagram

    0-100 2.4

    0-200 6.1

    0-300 13.1

    0-400 32.6

    Smiley

     

    Sorry about that, I thought you just stopped the times in the video. My bad... Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet (2015), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: Bugatti Chiron

    Wonderbar:

    IMG_4919-LWM-S.jpg
    IMG_4827-WM-X2.jpg

    wow , that's epic!


    Re: Bugatti Chiron

    This car just makes a statement: Periodindecision kiss

    I guess every billionaire needs to have one in his car collection... 


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet (2015), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: Bugatti Chiron

    RC:

    This car just makes a statement: Periodindecision kiss

    I guess every billionaire needs to have one in his car collection... 

    I think the same Smiley


    Re: Bugatti Chiron

    A bit of context here. This car is owned by a close friend with whom I have traveled on many occasions.  He is wealthy, but not ostentatious, and has a long and devoted allegiance to Porsche and other fine automobiles.  He is unique to me because he is not a collector, but an enthusiast who drives his cars on a daily basis for work and pleasure (918, 991 Turbo S, McLaren SLR and P1, Ferrari 488, Lamborghini, etc., as past examples).  He has supported young race drivers, and takes his cars (no matter how exotic) on monthly track days. He will drive his Chiron daily, as well as his other cars including a new Smart!

    Regarding the Chiron, he has included me in many meetings with Bugatti engineers and designers, as well as various fine occasions and dinners.  He authorized me to post the pictures because he thought the car would be of interest to Rennteamers.  A generous and fascinating man...


    Re: Bugatti Chiron

    Thank you Sydney for this information. Sounds like a real nice chap. kiss


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    We're at the point where you can be the fastest or just sound like you're the fastest.



    The secret of life is to admire without desiring.


    Re: Bugatti Chiron

    Rossi:

    Thank you Sydney for this information. Sounds like a real nice chap. kiss

    + 1


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    Re: Bugatti Chiron

    Woah, pretty cool Wonderbar! Extend our thanks to your friend, wonderful to see this car up close and not in an exhibition setting or the like. kiss Great to hear there are still people who understand that not all things are about return on investment...


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