Bugatti has announced that it would recall all Bugatti Chiron cars worldwide due to a welding issue found on Sparco-sourced seat recliner brackets that negatively affects the driving position. The faulty welded brackets of Bugatti Chiron’s seat recliners can lead to sudden change the driver’s seating position and makes the drivers subject to accidents.
All Bugatti Chiron Hypercars has been recalled from December 11st 2017
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Bugatti plans to send emails and make phone calls all affected Chiron owners to schedule inspections. Bugatti's Flying Doctor technicians will come to the owner’s garage, pick up, and transport their cars to the nearest Bugatti service centre. All Bugatti Chiron cars that suffer faulty welds will have their seating assembly replaced for free.
There are 47 vehicles having the properly welded brackets in entire cars delivered
There have been 47 vehicles was reported having the improperly welded brackets since the deliveries of Chiron this past March.
According to auto news, Bugatti limited their Chiron’s production to only 500 cars and would build about 70 units each year. The supercar comes with an 8.0-liter W-16 engine producing up to 1,480 horsepower and has the top speed of 261 mph.
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Earlier, Pagani and Koenigsegg are two other models that were forced to recall. In 2016, the Pagani Huayra was recalled due to its improper airbag. In 2014, one Koenigsegg Agera was also recalled.
Up to the present, no reports of accidents or fatalities related to its seat recliners has been reported yet.