This Bugatti Chiron Replica Looks Exactly Like The Real Thing

A team created a replica of the Bugatti Chiron and the car’s manufacturing process was captured in a 45-minute video. The Bugatti Chiron has entered the final production phase as all of its 500 units have been sold.

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06 Feb 2022, 13:05

Screenshot from video posted on YouTube by NHET TV.

A video has surfaced on the internet that shows the making of a Bugatti Chiron replica that took an entire year to come true. Posted on YouTube by NHET TV, the video will take you step-by-step through the development process of the hypercar replica in the team’s backyard.

Through the video, one can note the initial shape of the Chiron being made using clay, then covering the frame with a mud-like fiberglass material. These layers are well supported by the complex steel structure that the team has developed. After the creators remove the clay from the interior, the fiberglass exterior is finished with the utmost care.

(Also read | Bugatti records 2021 as best sales year in 112 years; Chiron, Bolide sold out)

A video has surfaced on the internet showing the making of a Bugatti Chiron replica that took an entire year to come true. Posted on YouTube by NHET TV, the video will take you step-by-step through the development process of the hypercar replica in the team’s backyard.

Through the video, one can note the initial shape of the Chiron being made using clay, then covering the frame with a mud-like fiberglass material. These layers are well supported by the complex steel structure that the team has developed. After the creators remove the clay from the interior, the fiberglass exterior is finished with the utmost care.

(Also read | Bugatti records 2021 as best sales year in 112 years; Chiron, Bolide sold out)

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The manufacturers placed a small motor in the steel frame to power the car. They even added pushrod suspension to it. The team can be seen using original Bugatti Chiron launch colors to paint the replica, making it look almost exactly like the original hypercar. This copycat model also has fully functional LED daytime running lights, although it lacks finesse.

The video has garnered over 30,000 views and many positive comments. One then recounted how the person had been a fabricator welder for 19 years and found this replica to be a masterstroke. Many encouraged the team to undertake other such projects and spoke highly of their current Bugatti Chiron replica.

(Also read | How this Bugatti became the first production car to break the 300 mph barrier)

A recent report said that Bugatti Chiron has entered its final production phase and the luxury automaker has already sold all 500 units of the hypercar. The hypercar was inspired by the famous racing driver, Louis Chiron, who raced for Bugatti between 1926 and 1933. Bugatti Chiron features an 8.0 liter W16 engine with four turbochargers which helps the car achieve a massive 1479 hp with maximum torque. of 1600 Nm.

Date of first publication: 06 Feb 2022, 1:05 PM IST

Floyd N. Morlan