The Jacob & Co Bugatti Twin Turbo Furious 300 Watch

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The Jacob & Co Bugatti Twin Turbo Furious 300 Watch is an ultra-opulent timepiece created by the renowned jeweler and watch maker in collaboration with the iconic automotive brand to offer discerning aficionados with an accessory unlike any other out there.

The timepiece is crafted with a forged carbon and black diamond-like carbon titanium case that was created as such to pay homage to the carbon fiber body of the Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+. The internal components are all naturally put on display in the timepiece to make them visible through the dial and consist of 832 parts in total including two accelerated triple-axis tourbillons crafted from black titanium.

Beauty doesn’t come cheap. The Jacob & Co Bugatti Twin Turbo Furious 300 Watch is priced at $580,000. Come into the beautiful world of Jacob & Co.

 

 

Bugatti Chiron Sky View

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Replacing two panels in the roof with a glass and four composite layers, Bugatti is giving occupants of this new Chiron a clear view of the sky.

Debuting at the Monterey Car Week in August 2018, the new Bugatti Chiron Sky View is as close to a roofless Bugatti sport coupe as it gets. Thanks to newly developed laminated glass offering outstanding noise abatement and thermal comfort, engineers at Bugatti have replaced two panels in the roof of the Chiron Sky View. .

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The new Chiron Sky View takes its name from two fixed glass panels in the roof of the vehicle, each 65 cm long and 44 cm wide, above the driver’s and passenger’s seats. The newly developed laminated structure with thin glass and four intermediate layers are tinted to prevent dazzle effects and to protect occupants’ privacy from the outside while welcome the sky into the interior cabin.

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Furthermore, infrared radiation shielded, the rays bounce off rather than penetrate, leaving the cabin cool in addition and ultraviolet (UVA and UVB) radiation is filtered out. The glass panels offer occupants a quiet, panoramic view of the sky overhead even at the Chiron’s top speed of 261 mph.

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The beating heart of the new Chiron Sky View is one you’d recognise – a quad-turbocharged 8 l W16 engine with two-stage turbocharging system generating 1,500 horsepower and 1,600 Nm of torque, with an almost linear power curve between 2,000 and 6,000 rpm. It’s not a roofless Chiron but it’s about as close as it gets.

Though slated to be presented in August at Pebble Beach, USA, the new Bugatti Chiron Sky View is available to market with immediate effect. The price? Don’t be so vulgair…

 

 

 

 

The Beauty & Beast Redefined: Bugatti Chiron Sport

 

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Bugatti has honed the Chiron and is offering a Sport version of its 1,500 PS super sports car two years after its world debut at the Geneva International Motor Show. At the same venue this year, the French luxury brand is presenting the Chiron Sport which offers significantly improved handling and even greater agility with no change in the power or performance data.

Specially developed for those in search of a unique sporting character. The Bugatti Chiron Sport combines enhanced handling performance and astonishing agility with distinctive design and superlative comfort – an unforgettable driving experience.

For this purpose, Bugatti has developed a dynamic handling package and reduced the weight of its car by about 18 kilograms. As a result, the Chiron Sport reaches higher cornering speeds and can lap the Nardò handling circuit in the south of Italy five seconds faster than the Chiron.

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The main differences between the appearance of the Chiron Sport and the standard version are a new wheel design and new four-pipe exhaust deflector. The basic price of the Chiron Sport is €2.65 million net. A base price of US$3.26 million including transport, customs duties, taxes and fees has been set for the US market. In addition, there is an optional colour and trim package allowing customers to individually tailor the sporty appearance of their Chiron Sport. It is planned to deliver the first vehicles to customers at the end of the year.

We have developed the Chiron Sport for customers wanting an even sportier driving experience with their Chiron, with improved lateral dynamics on winding roads. What was important for us was to leave unchanged the unique character of the Chiron, its combination of ultimate performance, longitudinal acceleration and maximum speed with luxury, comfort and everyday usability.

Stephan Winkelmann, President of Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S

This is why the extreme power and performance data of the Chiron as well as the ease and convenience of driving remain unchanged. There is however a significant improvement in the handling of the Chiron Sport.

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The Chiron Sport has become perceptibly more nimble and its new agility, especially in tight corners makes for a much more emotional experience for the driver on winding roads and handling circuits.

Dynamic handling package and lighter weight make Chiron Sport faster

The Chiron Sport benefits from a new dynamic handling package. The Bugatti developers have defined a stiffer suspension. This includes a new control strategy for the shock absorbers, which react 10 percent more stiffly than on the Chiron on average. The steering has also been modified without sacrificing its outstanding direct feel and its calculable performance. These new settings only take effect in the Handling mode of the Chiron Sport, which is therefore distinguished from the EB mode more clearly for the driver.

In addition to these changes, the rear-axle differential has been optimised and the car now features a Dynamic Torque Vectoring function that distributes torque individually to the wheels on each side, significantly improving the steering behaviour and agility of the vehicle, especially in tight curves. This change is effective in all driving modes.

One of the modifications which make the Chiron Sport more nimble is a weight reduction of about 18 kilograms, thanks to the use of new lightweight parts. The greatest savings were possible as a result of the new lightweight wheels, together with increased use of carbon fibre, for example for the stabiliser, the intercooler cover or the newly developed windscreen wipers. The Chiron Sport also features lighter glass in the rear window and a new, lighter exhaust deflector.

As a result, the Chiron Sport has become even more responsive and corners even faster. On the handling course of the Nardò test circuit, Bugatti developers recorded a lap time which is five seconds faster than the base Chiron model. Due to its design the Nardò circuit is especially well-suited as a reference track for the Chiron, as the super sports car can reach its full handling potential even at cornering speeds in excess of 200 km/h.

Bugatti Chiron Sport: Expression, amplified

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Lower weight, sharper expression – a specially developedrear window sits above the stunning carbon fibre intercooler cover, which can be optionally painted in the car’s exterior color.

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Famous EB logo shown in optional black trim highlights the character of the Chiron Sport.

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Refined racing touches give the Chiron Sport a bold sporting character, emphasising the unmistakable Bugatti blend of distinctive exhilaration and sumptuous luxury. The new four-pipe exhaust deflector leaves a lasting impression.

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The optional grey carbon fibre exteriorand the black anodised rear light bezel underline  the Chiron Sport’s personality.

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At first glance, the Chiron Sport can be recognised by its new ‘Course’ alloy wheel rims. New components, such as these new lightweight wheels reduce the Chiron Sport’s weight to furter increase agility.

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The windscreen wiper arms developed by Bugatti for the Chiron Sport are an interesting technical detail. This is the first production car to feature windscreen wiper arms made from carbon fibre. This new development means that Bugatti no longer needs the articulated joints which normally feature on conventional wipers. The function of these joints has been integrated into the carbon fibre structure of the wiper arms. In addition, the wiper arm tips, which are made from aluminium, are produced by a weight-saving 3-D printing process. This means that the new carbon fibre wipers are 77 percent or 1.4 kg lighter than their predecessors.
In addition, thanks to the new material, the wiper arms have a new profile that allows improved aerodynamic properties. The company hasn’t confirmed how many points of downforce the new wipers add, sadly.

More colour and trim options available for an even sportier look

In addition, Bugatti’s design team has created a package of colour and trim options for the Chiron Sport allowing customers to give their vehicles the sportiest look possible. The Chiron Sport on show in Geneva features all the options available. The vehicle body has a classic duo-tone colour scheme. The A-colour at the rear of the vehicle is determined by visible grey carbon; Italian Red paintwork at the front represents the B-colour. Apart from red, the colours available are ‘French Racing Blue’, the silver tone ‘Gris Rafale’ and a dark grey ‘Gun Powder’.

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The distinctive Bugatti side line, a C-shaped trim strip made from aluminium alloy, is painted in the B-colour, in this case ‘Italian Red’. This red tone is also to be found on the brake calipers, the EB logo on the hubcaps, the underside of the rear spoiler and in the labelling on the intercooler cover. Here, it creates an exciting contrast with the ‘Gun Powder’ grey of the carbon fibre intercooler cover and the same tone which is used for paintwork on the wheel rims, the aluminium bezel of the Chiron’s iconic rear lights, the EB logo on the rear and the famous Bugatti horseshoe on the radiator grille.

A red ’16’ is positioned prominently on the black-painted grid of the radiator grille – referring to the number of cylinders which gives the Chiron engine its unique position.
Black is the dominant colour of the interior. All the controls of the car have a black anodised finish.

The B-colour of the exterior, ‘Italian Red’ on the Geneva show car, is used to create restrained but distinctive accents in the interior, for example on the stitching, the safety belt, the surround of the C-shaped light bar in the centre of the vehicle, the back of the rear-view mirror and the lining of the central console stowage compartment.
Including this optional colour and trim package, the Chiron Sport on show in Geneva costs €2.98 million net (US market: US$3.672 million gross), which probably makes it the most expensive production car on display at this year’s show.

Bugatti Chiron Sport: Divine comfort

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The Chiron Sport’s cabin boasts an extraordinary ambience of distinctive exhilaration and sumptuous luxury with an elegant material mix. The steering wheel and selector lever are covered with suede leather. In addition, Bugatti has used three materials for the styling of the interior: Alcantara for the roof liner including the A-pillar and sun blinds, the rear wall trim, the sill trims, the lower part of the central console, the insides of the seat side cushions and the boot lining. Smooth leather is used for the seats, the inside door trims, the islands on the dashboard including the instrument cluster trim, the airbag container on the steering wheel and the armrest and insert of the central console. Finally, the dashboard itself, the door trims, the rears of the backrests and the steering column housing are made from exposed carbon fibre, together with drive mode rotary knob and engine start button finished in black anodised aluminium.

Optionally, all trim parts can be finished with this black sporting touch.

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The optional black anodised components and Alcantara detailing illustrate the Chiron Sport’s character.

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Experience greater performance around tight corners thanks to an optimised rear axle differential setting and the all-new dynamic torque vectoring function.

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Exquisitely crafted: the centre console inlay with ‘Chiron Sport’ stitching.

The International Motor Show is being held at the Palexpo exhibition centre in Geneva from 8 to 18 March 2018. The Bugatti stand is in Hall 1.

Welcome in the beautiful world of Bugatti.

 

 

 

Bugatti Revives the Vintage Type 57T Model for the Future

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Although the Veyron and Chiron are the models usually associated with Bugatti, artist Arthur B. Nustas recently released a concept looking to revive one of the French car manufacturer’s vintage models.

The concept rendering draws from the classic Bugatti Type 57T modernizing its headlamp aesthetic, curved door detailing and split color scheme. Starting with a Chiron base, Nustas translated the antique headlamps found on Type 57T to fit the more triangular modern design found on the futuristic concept vehicle.

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Come into the world of Arthur B. Nustas.

Giorgio Armani creates clothing and accessories line for Bugatti

With a list price of $2,6 million, you can rest assured that most Bugatti Chiron owners won’t be getting behind the wheel wearing clothes from H&M and carrying bags they picked up at Walmart.

They’re more likely to be wearing, say, Armani, which is likely why the exotic automaker has teamed up with that very Italian fashion house for the latest additions to the Ettore Bugatti collection.

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The ‘Giorgio Armani for Bugatti’ range is a high-end men’s clothing and accessories collection aimed at sophisticated gents. It features superior-quality materials, such as calfskin, crocodile, cashmere and suede, used to craft a series of limited edition and individually numbered garments and accessories. The items are set to incorporate Bugatti signatures like the horseshoe-shaped grille and French racing blue.

It was very natural to come together with Bugatti. We both worship things that are made well, made to last, created out of the best materials. The capsule condenses this encounter in a series of clothes and accessories designed to be worn by men who only look for the best and who live an active and dynamic lifestyle.

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Due to land for the autumn/winter 2016-2017 season, the collection uses the symbols of the Bugatti brand, notably the horseshoe emblem seen on the front of its cars and the color blue. More generally, the collection’s color palette ranges from blue to cognac to khaki green.

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The collection includes a wide range of luxury accessories, including a handmade calfskin briefcase – also available in matte crocodile skin – a weekend bag, belts, washbags, wallets and iPad cases.

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As for clothing, the ‘Giorgio Armani for Bugatti’ range features a coat and a jacket in double cashmere, cashmere sweaters, a leather jacket, denim jeans, a cashmere cap, a sports blazer in crocodile skin and calfskin sneakers.

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Look for the first items to be available in Bugatti lifestyle boutiques and in selected Armani boutiques starting in August. Just don’t ask how much they’ll cost, because as the old saying goes, if you have to ask, you can’t afford it.