1. Bugatti Chiron sales till now
Since 2015 till date, about 200 Bugatti Chirons have been delivered to customers around the world. About a quarter of those went to the United States and Canada while just about one has been to Nigeria. The owner of that one has really not been disclosed.
Tim Bravo, the communication director at Bugatti said there are not more than a 100 Bugatti Chirons left. Adding that if you can make a reservation for one right now, it's likely to be delivered to you in 2022! He said this is even the earliest you should expect it - especially when you pay fully for it. Believe me, it doesn't come cheap.
The Bugatti Chiron is one of the most expensive cars in the world with only 500 units being produced
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2. Bugatti Chiron price & specifications
The Bugatti Chiron comes with a 16 cylinder turbocharged engine and goes for 1.1 billion naira.
The Bugatti Chiron Sport (a higher performance level) goes for about 1.2 billion naira. Yes billion!
Cedric Davy, the marketing manager for North America, even added that for elite customers who which to have social customisations or extra options on the vehicle, they could cough out as much as $320,000 (about 108 million naira) extra. Now you can probably see why there's just one of this model in Nigeria. The good thing about this is that if you can afford it, the vehicle will be delivered right at your doorstep - no matter where you are in the world.
It's worthy to note that Bugatti is one of the most sought after cars in the world. But the luxury and expensive vehicle isn't meant for everyone. Volkswagen, parent company of the Bugatti brand, probably made the car that expensive and exclusive to give owners the feel of being one in a million.
Available Bugatti Chiron left will be delivered to customers in 2020
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In 2016 when the Bugatti Chiron was first released into the market, the German car manufacturer said the model will only have 500 units in it's life time - 50 units more than the successful Bugatti Veyron model. Production of the more rare Chiron started early 2019 - and it has a more sporty look than the previous ones.
When the Bugatti Chiron Sport was revealed in 2018 at the Auto show in Geneva. It comes as a two seater with little cargo area and puts out 1500 horsepower, which is about times ten that of an average car . It has an 8 liter turbocharged W-16 engine like all previous versions of the Chiron, but it's torque vectoring system and suspensions are a lot better. It's also about 70 kilograms lighter than its predecessors and has an aero package that makes control a lot easier as well.
If suddenly you ask why a Chiron costs that much, see its interior!
Therefore, if you're interested in getting a Bugatti Chiron for yourself, you may consider the Chiron sport. The headquarters for Bugatti is in Molsheim, France, and they are currently more focused on producing more Bugatti Chiron Sport right now, than the regular.