News Bugatti Divo to Debut Next Month

19:03  11 july  2018
19:03  11 july  2018 Source:   automobilemag.com

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Bugatti has confirmed it will unveil a brand-new model at the end of the month . The new ultra-luxury auto will be named the Divo , after French racing driver

The name Divo comes from the French racing driver Albert Divo , who won the famous Targa Florio mountain race twice for Bugatti . The Divo is limited to just 40 units and will cost €5million each. Better start saving now.

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Bugatti is making 500 copies of the Chiron, 70 of which were sold last year. If that model is not exclusive enough for you, Bugatti is selling a new car it calls the Divo. Limited to 40 units, the model will bear a much higher price tag than the Chiron. Instead of around $3 million, the Divo will cost 5 million euros, or around $5.87 million at current exchange rates.

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The model derives its name from Albert Divo, the French driver who won the Targa Florio race on a mountainous circuit in Sicily for Bugatti twice in the late 1920s. Inspired by the requirements of this race, the Bugatti Divo boasts a lighter weight, higher downforce, and greater g-forces to improve handling. The model will also feature a new design language.

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Not only that, but the Divo is also a lot pricier than the fully loaded Chiron Sport displayed by Bugatti in Geneva with an eye-watering .67M sticker. The official reveal is scheduled to take place next month at Pebble Beach, but customer deliveries won’t kick off until 2020.

Not only that, but the Divo is also a lot pricier than the fully loaded Chiron Sport displayed by Bugatti in Geneva with an eye-watering .67M sticker. The official reveal is scheduled to take place next month at Pebble Beach , but customer deliveries won’t kick off until 2020.

"The Divo is made for corners," said Bugatti President Stephan Winkelmann in a statement. He continued, "With this project, the Bugatti team has an opportunity to interpret the brand DNA in terms of agile, nimble handling in a significantly more performance-oriented way."

It's likely the Divo will borrow significantly from the Chiron. That could include the Chiron's quad-turbo 8.0-liter W-16 engine that churns out 1,479 hp and 1,180 lb-ft of torque. We'll learn more when the Divo debuts on August 24 at The Quail—A Motorsports Gathering during Monterey Car Week.

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