Bugatti has been caught testing its Veyron successor.
Rumored to be called the Chiron, the first spy photos of a mule has been spotted testing in Europe and though it looks like a lightly camouflaged Veyron, it does sport several modifications that hint at its hybrid powertrain. According to the spy photographers that caught the mule testing, it sports a steering wheel from a Volkswagen Polo GTI, which hints that Bugatti could be digging into Volkswagen’s parts bin for the latest in steering technology. In addition, they managed to get photos of the engine bay which confirms there’s a bit of electrification in the works.
The Chiron is expected to have upwards of 1,500 hp and while it’s disappointing to not get a sense of the styling and design that Bugatti has in mind, it’s nice to finally have confirmation that the supercar maker is working on a followup to its blisteringly powerful Veyron.
GALLERY: Bugatti Chiron Hybrid Mule Spy Photos
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