April 04, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Bugatti confirmed that their supercar Veyron will be replaced by Chiron.



The world’s most “powerful, fastest, most luxurious and most exclusive production supers sports car” will be unveiled at the Geneva Auto Show in March.

The Chiron will be powered by a version of 1,200-hp 8.0-liter, 16-cylinder turbocharged engine from the Veyron, and it is expected to beat the performance figures of the Veyron with a top speed of 255mph and acceleration from 0 to 62mph in 2.6 secs.

The Chiron in named after Bugatti’s most successful driver, Luis Chiron. He won most of the major grands prix in the late 1920s and early 1930s while driving Bugatti icons such at the Type 35 and Type 51.