The 2022 Bugatti Chiron Super Sport is a mid-engine two-seater sports car designed and developed in Germany by Bugatti. The Bugatti Chiron model’s features a fully adaptive chassis that optimizes damping, ride height, aerodynamics, steering and powertrain to deliver the right blend of compliance, stability, agility and responsiveness across its unprecedented performance envelope. The Bugatti 2022 Chiron bodywork is super-thin, super-strong carbon-fiber with the finest sliver of aluminum honeycomb sandwiched at its core.
Likewise the carbon chassis uses the same technology to save weight and add strength. The La Voiture Noire is a one-off special introduced at the Geneva Motor Show. The design of the car harkens back to the Type 57 SC Atlantic and is a celebration of the company’s distinctive design history. The Chiron has a hand-built body made from carbon fibre designed by Bugatti designer Etienne Salomé which has an elongated nose and an elongated rear section.
Other notable features include unique wing mirrors, LED taillight strip, and wheels. Unlike the archetype, the car recognize the mid-engine layout. A statement made later by the company confirmed that the car on display was a concept car and that the final product would take two and a half years more to complete. The show car had electric motors instead of an engine for easy maneuverability.
2022 Bugatti Chiron : Interior
The Bugatti Veyron is noisy at speed, some extra sound-deadening materials and, most importantly, double-glazed glass make the Chiron much quieter at a cruise. The glazing is so effective that when you drop the window the turbochargers’ whooshing and chattering is quite alarming. It’s reflected in the graceful curve of a partition that separates driver and passenger. Bugatti has dressed the Chiron’s cabin in top-of-the-line materials, and the interior bears space-age styling elements that add whimsical charm. A flat-bottomed steering wheel accost the driver, and Bugatti claims the glossy center console is made from a single piece of solid aluminum.
The 2022 Chiron’s singular focus on performance brings with it compromises on the infotainment front. This Bugatti functions much like a race car, and it has the stripped-down tech content to match. There’s no infotainment screen, and features such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability aren’t offered. The car’s infotainment amenities are pretty much limited to a sound system and a trip computer.
2022 Bugatti Chiron Super Sport : Engine
All 2022 Chiron models are motivated by an 8.0-liter 16-cylinder powerplant. This beast of an engine employs four turbochargers to generate a mighty 1500 horsepower and 1180 lb.ft of torque. Bugatti claims that the Chiron makes the dash from zero to 60 mph in a mere 2.3 seconds, and it has a top speed of 261 mph. This model is equipped with a slightly more potent version of the base powerplant, and it produces 1578 horsepower. As one would expect from a car with a 1500-hp engine, the 2022 Chiron won’t win any points for being eco-friendly. According to the EPA, the Chiron achieves mileage of up to 9 mpg city and 14 mpg highway.
2022 Bugatti Chiron : Safety
Bugatti offers a four year warranty on all Chiron models and covers maintenance for the vehicle over the same time period. The 2022 Bugatti Chiron hasn’t been crash tested by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) or the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). 2022 Bugatti Chiron Super Sport not offered with commonly available driver-assistance features such as blind-spot monitoring.