Hot weather testing - Bugatti takes Divo Hypercar worth ₦2.1b to the desert

04/20/2019

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Looks like Bugatti isn't scared of the extreme. Check out how Bugatti takes Divo Hypercar valued at N2.1b to the heart of the desert for hot weather testing!

Bugatti, French automaker of supercar just took to its Instagram page to reveal the pictures of the super expensive Divo Hypercar being exposed to extreme weather testing at the heart of the desert.

Bugatti, during the recent round of extreme testing, has been pushed to speeds of 155mph in places that goes beyond forty degree Celsius or 140 degrees Fahrenheit. This was carried out by putting Julia Lemke, development engineer, behind the wheel.

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Bugatti development engineer, Julia Lemke, was put in-charge of this desert testing of Divo

The Hypercar is based on the platform of Chiron, made its debut last year at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in California. Just like in Chiron, this Divo Hypercar is powered by 8.0-liter quad-turbocharged W16 engine with the capability of pumping out 1479 horsepower and 1180 Ib-ft of torque.

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Bugatti Divo was pushed to limit during its testing at one of the most extreme weathers in the world

The engine in this supercar is still untouched from any major modification. Yet, this car was built specifically for corners while the Chiron edges in straight lines.

The Bugatti Divo | Top Gear

40 units of Bugatti Divo would be produced and will come at whopping price of $5.8m. That is 2.1 billion naira and it looks like the limited order is fully booked.

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