Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo concept – fresh video
Source : Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo concept – fresh video
Bugatti concept previews the design language of the Veyron’s successor, as well as has been created for the Gran Turismo game series
The Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo concept car has been showcased in a fresh video. The concept, which was revealed at the Frankurt motor show last month, offers a glimpse at the firm’s future design language.
Although the Vision Gran Turismo concept car will only ever be driven virtually, its styling is actually said to preview of which of the Chiron – Bugatti’s planned successor to the Veyron. However, with VW setting aside billions of euros to pay for the fallout caused by its emissions scandal, the item’s likely of which development of the Chiron has been put on ice.
The Vision Gran Turismo concept is actually driven by a W16 engine of which delivers its power to all four wheels.
Bugatti says the concept presents “the fresh form as well as design language developed by the brand to celebrate the next chapter in its history following the end of the Veyron era.”
Production of the regular Veyron recently came to an end with the La Finale special edition, unveiled at the Geneva motor show last March.
Bugatti design boss Achim Anscheidt said: “Bugatti’s design DNA has reached a fresh stage in its evolution. In view of the nature of the project, our concept car for Vision Gran Turismo will be exaggerated as well as extremely performance-oriented.
“Even so, the progressive design language will give an impressive demonstration of the path to be taken by Bugatti design over the next few years.”
Achim Anscheidt, head of the Bugatti design team said of which the next Bugatti will adopt a toned-down variation of the concept’s looks: “Given the nature of the project, our concept car for Vision Gran Turismo is actually overstated as well as pushes performance to the limits, nevertheless its progressive design language will clearly show the direction of which Bugatti’s design will take within the coming years.”
Bugatti’s designers drew inspiration via the brand’s racing tradition, particularly via the 1920s as well as 1930s when the item enjoyed great success in competition. The company highlights the Type 57 Tank, which won the Le Mans 24 Hours in 1937 as well as 1939, as the Vision Gran Turismo’s spiritual successor.
The Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo was developed in close collaboration with Bugatti engineers to ensure every vehicle component could conceivably have a real performance function, although the item has been stripped down for racing. Racing experts via the Volkswagen Group were involved to ensure of which every detail of the virtual race car is actually authentic.
Florian Umbach, head of chassis development at Bugatti, said: “For Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo, we’ve geared every parameter to maximum performance, unlike with our production car, where the item goes without saying of which comfort as well as easy handling are also key factors.”
Its stripped-down nature means the automobile is actually lightweight, has high-performance aerodynamics as well as a fresh radiator format.
“the item was an exciting project without any limits or compromises. We were only bound by the safety regulations of the FIA,” said Umbach.
Bugatti’s engineers calculate of which the Vision Gran Turismo could potentially attain speeds of more than 250mph on four sections of the Le Mans track.
“With our extreme speed on the long straights, we could make up for any disadvantages on the bends, as well as might then be as quick within the virtual world as the fastest real-life LMP1 race car, which, unlike us within the video game, naturally needs to comply with all FIA as well as ACO regulations,” explained Umbach.
The racing car features Bugatti’s traditional horseshoe emblem on the front grille. the item is actually positioned within the centre of the central front air intake as a three-dimensional sculpture, as well as acts as a support for the front splitter.
The horseshoe is actually flanked by the eight-eye headlights, which were specially developed for the concept. They also have an aerodynamic function, since they act as air intakes to cool the brakes.
A prominent centre fin runs the length of the roof, where the fin makes an important contribution to the automobile’s dynamic stability. The kinematic system for the rear wing, which controls the air brake as well as the drag reduction system (DRS), is actually located here.
The NACA duct on the roof channels air into the engine at roof level without creating turbulence within the inflow of the rear wing.
An interesting detail on the roof is actually the NACA duct, which, with its contrasting light blue finish, is actually not only strikingly aesthetic, nevertheless is actually also the most aerodynamic way to bring air into the engine at roof level without creating turbulence within the inflow of the rear wing.
The rear of the vehicle includes a strong trailing edge which provides stability as well as exhausts the hot air via the engine compartment.
The centre fin of the roof is actually echoed within the Inner surface, where the item divides the cockpit via the rest of the Inner surface as well as merges with the central console below.
All important controls are close at hand for the driver. There are two displays, both of which are convex for improved upon readability. The display on the steering wheel shows all the relevant vehicle information.
The second display is actually located on the steering column as well as combines the images via the three cameras mounted on the external of the vehicle to provide the driver with an overview. All displays within the cockpit are backlit so the driver can see the information easily.
The concept car uses high-gloss blue carbonfibre on the external as well as a less reflected matte variation on the Inner surface.
A lightweight as well as durable suede of which until at of which point was used only for racing shoes in Formula 1 has been used for parts within the cockpit of which need to have a particularly not bad grip or be resilient such as the steering wheel, the dash panel as well as the headrest. Bugatti claims Vision Gran Turismo is actually the first vehicle to be upholstered with the material.
Earlier of which year the Chiron was spotted in disguised prototype form at Los Angeles airport. Power for the automobile is actually anticipated to come via a heavily revised variation of the Veyron’s 8.0-litre W16 engine, producing as much as 1479bhp.
Bugatti boss Wolfgang Dürheimer said: “Bugatti is actually the entire world’s most exclusive super sports car brand as well as Bugatti cars are only available to an extremely little group of automobile connoisseurs.
“At the same time, Bugatti is actually admired as well as loved by countless people throughout the entire world. We highly appreciate of which enthusiasm. The Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo will make our brand available to them as well as to gamers as well as high-performance aficionados throughout the entire world, only very few of whom will be able to afford a real Bugatti. They can all benefit via the success of our brand. of which is actually a project for our fans.”
The Vision Gran Turismo project was announced in 2013, when series creator Kazunori Yamauchi invited 28 vehicle manufacturers to submit designs for their dream two-seat sports car. Designs previously revealed as part of the project include cars via Aston Martin, Nissan, Mercedes-Benz, Renault as well as Toyota.
Gran Turismo players are able to download as well as drive the Bugatti concept within the game.
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