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Wait, How Fast Did The Bugatti Chiron Go At Le Mans?

Welcome to the era of the Chiron.

Right, so . But is it faster than an actual race car? Say a Le Mans racer? Turns out the answer is yes. According to Carscoops, Bugatti CEO Wolfgang Durheimer drove the Chiron to a new top speed of 236 mph last weekend during a track run at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. To give you an idea as to , it was 23 mph faster than the Audi R18 prototype race car. Oh, and that Audi just so happened to be the fastest LMP1 prototype at Le Mans.

But supposedly the . With its nearly 1,500 hp and 1,180 lb-ft of torque, it’s said to have a top speed of 261 mph. Welcome to the era of the Chiron.

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