Replacing two panels in the roof with a glass and four composite layers, Bugatti is giving occupants of this new Chiron a clear view of the sky.
Debuting at the Monterey Car Week in August 2018, the new Bugatti Chiron Sky View is as close to a roofless Bugatti sport coupe as it gets. Thanks to newly developed laminated glass offering outstanding noise abatement and thermal comfort, engineers at Bugatti have replaced two panels in the roof of the Chiron Sky View.
The new Chiron Sky View takes its name from two fixed glass panels in the roof of the vehicle, each 65 cm long and 44 cm wide, above the driver’s and passenger’s seats. The newly developed laminated structure with thin glass and four intermediate layers are tinted to prevent dazzle effects and to protect occupants’ privacy from the outside while welcome the sky into the interior cabin.
Furthermore, infrared radiation shielded, the rays bounce off rather than penetrate, leaving the cabin cool in addition and ultraviolet (UVA and UVB) radiation is filtered out. The glass panels offer occupants a quiet, panoramic view of the sky overhead even at the Chiron’s top speed of 261 mph.
The beating heart of the new Chiron Sky View is one you’d recognise – a quad-turbocharged 8 l W16 engine with two-stage turbocharging system generating 1,500 horsepower and 1,600 Nm of torque, with an almost linear power curve between 2,000 and 6,000 rpm. It’s not a roofless Chiron but it’s about as close as it gets.
Though slated to be presented in August at Pebble Beach, USA, the new Bugatti Chiron Sky View is available to market with immediate effect. The price? Don’t be so vulgair…