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Bugatti Chiron Grand Sport Roadster Rendering Peeks into Bugatti's Future

The cars we drive nowadays have few things in common with the contraptions that were born at the dawn of the automobile when it comes to the sensations they offer to those inside them. And yet the thrill of open-air motoring never seems to change, which is why technical masterpieces such as the Bugatti Chiron must also come without a roof.
Bugatti Chiron Grand Sport Roadster Rendering 3 photos
Photo: rmcardesign
Bugatti Chiron Grand Sport Roadster RenderingBugatti Chiron Grand Sport Roadster Rendering
Bugatti itself had followed the scheme with the Veyron, and the rest of the hypercar market stratosphere has been playing along. For instance, while all 499 units of the LaFerrari were sold out when the gas-electric machine came out at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, it has recently become obvious that Maranello is on its way to offering LaF aficionados another chance, which will come in the form of the LaFerrari Spider.

The kind of ultimate performance machines still follows the fixed roof recipe, which is why, for example, Ferdinand Piech's Porsche 918 is not a Spyder like most of its kind.

Returning to Bugatti, now that the Chiron has all eyes on its hybrid-defying 1,500 hp, we can already look ahead at the various derivatives of Molsheim's machine.

Based on the Veyron's production cycle, we should have six years to wait until Bugatti comes out with something like the Grand Sport Roadster mentioned in the title above.

The Chiron will be produced in 500 units, which means 50 more than the Veyron, but the chemistry of the line-up might change a little bit, since the market seems to have generated shorter life cycles over the past few years. With 170 of those cars having already been ordered, we might be looking at a rushed pace already.

A Bugatti Chiron Grand Sport Roadster would bring a removable roof, as well as an output premium. With the Chiron's new W16 mill, a 200 hp bump, such as the one received by the corresponding Veyron back in the day, shouldn't be an issue. And thanks to the Chiron's carbon construction, the performance compromises made to remove the roof will be minimal.

For now, the shortcut to such a machine comes from the rendering above, with Rm Car Design deserving the credit for the image.
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About the author: Andrei Tutu
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