1,578bhp Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+ confirmed for production

Bugatti is commemorating breaking the 300mph barrier with an extremely-limited variant of its Chiron hypercar.

Last week, the firm confirmed a modified prototype version of the Chiron achieved a TÜV-certified 304.774mph top speed — becoming the first hypercar to do so.

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Now, 30 units of the Chiron Super Sport 300+ will celebrate the achievement — taking a host of modifications from the prototype.

Its 8.0-litre W16 engine has been uprated to produce 1,578bhp — up from 1,479bhp on the standard Chiron — while revised bodywork sees the car grow in length. Stacked exhaust pipes are present, too.

Unlike the 300+ prototype though, there’s no roll cage and a passenger seat is present. Bugatti hasn’t confirmed the top speed of the road car, though reports suggest an electronic limiter that keeps it comfortably below the record speed.

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Each car is finished as standard in exposed carbon fibre with orange stripes — a colour scheme akin to the Veyron Super Sport which became the fastest production car in 2013 — though owners are likely to be able to customise their cars.

Fancy your own Chiron Super Sport 300+? €3.5m (circa. £3.1m) will secure a production slot — with deliveries scheduled for mid-2021.

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