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Top Gear’s Farewell To The Bugatti W16s

The Bugatti Chiron, the successor to the groundbreaking Veyron, is the last of its kind. This marks a turning point for the French automaker, as they shift gears towards a future powered by hybrid or even V16 engines.

The Bugatti Veyron, launched in 2005, was a groundbreaking feat of engineering. Boasting the first quad-turbo W16 engine and a staggering top speed of 400 km/h, it redefined automotive performance.

The Chiron, introduced in 2016, took the legacy further. While retaining the heart of the Veyron, the Chiron offered superior handling, sharper aerodynamics, and a mind-blowing 1,578 horsepower. It also set the fastest speed ever achieved in a production car a staggering 304.77 mph with Andy Wallace behind the wheel of a Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+.

As Bugatti is saying goodbye to a legendary W16 era, Top Gear shared a video on YouTube where they celebrate the legacy of the Veyron and Chiron together with Bugatti’s test driver, Andy Wallace.