The last example of the Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+ delivered to its owner
The Molsheim manufacturer has announced the delivery of the last copy of the Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+, the limited edition inspired by the model which in 2019 set a historic speed record of more than 300 mph on the Ehra-Lessien German track. .
In September 2019 the official Bugatti driver Andy Wallace, achieved a top speed of 304.773 mph (490.484 km/h) in Germany at the wheel of a consequently modified Chiron hyper sports car. A prototype that was soon to give birth to the Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+ limited edition. An extreme model (the fastest of the Bugatti models produced to date), with multiple technical modifications allowing it to evolve at such speeds.
The aerodynamics of this Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+, was first of all the subject of meticulous work to guarantee maximum stability of the vehicle at very high speeds. To this end, the rear section of the body of the Alsatian hyper sports car has been lengthened by 25 cm, which has reduced drag while producing a slight downforce.
An 8.0-litre W16 with 1,600 hp similar to that of the record vehicle
This redesigned bodywork then underwent a specific aesthetic treatment. The Chiron Super Sport 300+ model comes in an exposed jet black carbon fiber livery, accented with an orange « Racing » stripe. The vehicle sits on a set of magnesium alloy wheels offered in a so-called “Nocturne” finish, and a Bugatti “Macaron” logo in genuine silver and black enamel completes this exterior preparation.
In terms of engine, the Chiron Super Sport 300+ remains in the vein of the record vehicle. It hosts a 1600 hp 8.0-litre W16 block similar to the one that propelled Andy Wallace to more than 490 km/h on the Ehra-Lessien track, and this cavalry will allow owners of the model to spin at 440 km/h. h at top speed, speed voluntarily restricted by Bugatti.
The Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+ was marketed in only 30 copies, accessible at a price of 3.5 million euros net per unit. The first eight vehicles were delivered to their owners at the beginning of autumn 2021. Barely a year later, they have now all left the Molsheim Workshop to join the private garage of their happy buyers.
“Throughout the history of Bugatti, there have been vehicles that have redefined their era,” concluded Christophe Piochon, President of Bugatti Automobiles. “The Type 35 transformed motor racing, the Type 41 Royale requalified opulence, the Type 57 SC Atlantic set new design standards and today the Chiron Super Sport 300+ reaches speeds that the thought unattainable for a production car. Its prowess has secured it legendary status in Bugatti history and we are delighted to have delivered these 30 examples of the Chiron Super Sport 300+ to some of our most passionate customers. »