Our friends at TopSpeed have virtually envisioned the Bugatti Chiron, the highly anticipated Veyron successor

Our friends at TopSpeed have virtually envisioned the Bugatti Chiron, the highly anticipated Veyron successor.

As far as we can tell by the spy photos of the new supercar from the French manufacturer, it will likely be slightly wider than the Veyron. This new rendering shows a narrower vehicle with a familiar radiator grille and sweptback headlights. The side profile strongly reminds us of the Veyron, while the only notable detail at the back is the massive spoiler.

Everything from the recent spy photos to the first official teaser tells us we are inching closer to the official premiere of the production model. Don’t get too excited as this probably won’t happen before the end of 2016, but the Chiron (name not confirmed) could be previewed by a concept this year.

Bugatti has already confirmed the hypercar will use a hybrid system with 1,500 bhp (1,118 kW), but it’s still unclear whether they are referring to e-turbo or to a petrol-electric system. The 0-60 mph (0-96 km/h) acceleration is said to take around two seconds, while the targeted top speed is more than 280 mph (450 km/h).

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