Intercedes replaced Veyron hypercar, received the 1500 hp engine W16, able to develop a 1600 Nm of torque. Its top speed is limited to 420 km / h, but the speedometer marked to 500 km / h.
However, in standard mode, the maximum speed is 380 km / h, but to accelerate to 420 kilometers Chiron will need a special key.
A company representative said that in order to increase the capacity by a quarter compared to the Veyron engineers had to re-do almost all the components of the unit, using a consistent pressurization system.
Furthermore, the new system is a fuel injection from the injectors 32, an improved cooling system radiator 10 are responsible not only for the antifreeze and oil in the engine and transmission. Add to this the original carbon intake manifold, titanium exhaust system with four preliminary and two main catalytic converters.
Not to mention a seven-step «robot» and an exceptionally large and solid pair of clutches, as well as all-wheel drive system with locking front and rear differentials.
Cost of new items will start from 2.4 million euros. The first copies (all planned to release 500, a third edition is already reserved) will gather in September 2016.