Bugatti's 'Gran Turismo' idea automotive hints at life past the Veyron

Bugatti's 'Gran Turismo' concept car hints at life beyond the Veyron

Bugatti’s monstrous 1,000HP-plus Veyron supercar could also be driving into the sundown, however you will not have to attend lengthy to get a touch of what the unique automaker is planning subsequent. The corporate has taken the wraps off of its personal Gran Turismo digital idea automotive, the not-so-cleverly-titled Bugatti Imaginative and prescient Gran Turismo. This in-recreation prototype is a direct trace at each the model’s “future design language” and the sort of efficiency it is aiming for in a super world. Not surprisingly, meaning one thing supremely fast. On a simulated Le Mans monitor, the VGT is highly effective sufficient (thanks largely to its W16 engine) that it might attain 250MPH 4 occasions — it is about as quick because the speediest actual-world Le Mans prototypes.

There will be a bodily instance of the automotive on the Frankfurt Motor Present (which kicks off September seventeenth), so you’ll have an opportunity to see it in all its carbon fiber glory. Simply do not anticipate to see it on actual streets. The anticipated manufacturing car is the Chiron, a straight-up successor to the Veyron with a beastly 1,480HP output and refinements to each consolation and know-how. It’s going to be extra of an over-the-prime street automotive than a function-constructed racer. Until you occur to be in Germany very quickly, the Gran Turismo idea could also be your solely strategy to see the Bugatti VGT in movement, not to mention take it for a check drive.

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