Details of this specific Chiron prototype are not readily available, but the car clearly features a much more aggressive and menacing bodywork in the name of improved aerodynamics and reduced drag. It's also nearly 10 inches longer than the standard Chiron, which means it's probably the longtail version we expected. It is alleged that the interior is stripped of its passenger seat to shed weight while the cage is mounted to ensure the safety of driver Andy Wallace.
An engine called "Thor" is reported to have been massaged to cut off a whopping 1578 horsepower.
"Bugatti has shown again what it is capable of. With this new Chiron record, we are again entering uncharted territory. The manufacturer of the series has never reached this high speed before, "Winkelmann told reporters. "Our goal was to be the first manufacturer to reach the magical 300 miles per hour. We have already achieved this ̵
This comes as an interesting revelation because previously Winkelmann stated that he was no longer interested in pursuing such records with Chiron, back in a press conference in December 2018. And he even confirmed it again in another comment after this attempt to
"We have shown several times that we create the fastest cars in the world. In the future, we will focus on other areas," Winkelmann concluded.