Limited-run Bugatti Chiron Les Legendes du Ciel edition revealed
As a tribute to its race car drivers, Bugatti has revealed a special edition of its Chiron hypercar, named Les Legendes du Ciel. The premium model is limited to just 20 units. As for the key highlights, it has an aviation-themed design inside-out and draws power from an 8.0-liter, quad-turbocharged W16 petrol engine. Here's our roundup.
The special edition Bugatti Chiron is differentiated from the standard model by a 'Gris Serpent' matte gray paintwork and a thick white racing stripe running from the front to the back. The car comes with sleek headlamps, wide air dams, a full-width tail lamp, a rear wing, and quad exhaust tips. On the sides, it has designer wheels, bespoke badging, and French flag motifs.
Bugatti Chiron Les Legendes du Ciel is powered by an 8.0-liter, quad-turbocharged W16 petrol engine that comes mated to a 7-speed automatic gearbox. The mill generates a maximum power of 1,500hp and a peak torque of 1,600Nm. The car can clock a top-speed of 420km/h.
The special edition Chiron has an aviation-themed cabin with light brown leather upholstery, door panels with hand-sketched decorations, a polished aluminium armrest, and a center console insert which pays tribute to the Type 13 racer. The hypercar also gets auto climate control, key-less entry, ventilated seats, and a flat-bottom steering wheel. For safety, it has multiple airbags, crash sensors, and parking cameras.
The limited-run Bugatti Chiron Les Legendes du Ciel edition carries a price-tag of €2.88 million (approximately Rs. 25.50 crore). The production of the car will start by the end of the year and only 20 units will be made.