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Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport crashes into a Toyota in the US

The Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport is currently on a tour of the United States. The hypercar is visiting dealerships across the country to give potential customers and journalists a taste of what’s it like to drive Bugatti’s latest offering. Now, according to reports, the Pur Sport demo car was involved in a minor accident in St. Louis, Missouri.

On April 2, Holman Motorcars had organized test drives for potential customers. According to reports, an invitee, who had taken the car out for a drive bumped into a Toyota Corolla. Apparently, he slammed the loud pedal a little too hard and couldn’t stop in time.

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Although it was a minor bump, Corolla’s rear bumper received a big dent. Rumors suggest that Chiron Pur Sport sustained quite a bit of damage. It is said that about $200,000 worth of carbon fibre was damaged.

The Pur Sport is powered by an 8.0-liter, quad-turbo W16 engine which pumps out 1500 hp and 1180 lb-ft. The engine revs to 6900 rpm, 200 rpm higher than the standard Chiron. 0-62 mph comes up in 2.3 seconds instead of 2.4 seconds and 124 mph comes up in 5.5 seconds instead of 6.1 seconds. The top speed is limited to 217 mph.

Source: @krn_speed

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