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Bugatti Has Developed A V16 Engine


Bugatti is bringing a V16 engine to their lineup, with more details to be released later in 2024. The Bugatti Chiron successor will sport a V16 hybrid powertrain, with rumors that it’s a Cosworth 8.3L naturally aspirated V16, producing 1,000 horsepower and revving to 9,000 RPM.

source.image: Engineering Explained

If the rumors are to be believed, it will also be paired with three 250kW electric motors, for a potent AWD system with blistering acceleration. It will be the first production car in decades to use such an engine. Watch the video from Engineering Explained:

But, who cares about rumors, right? What are the facts? In this video, we’ll dive into the images shared by Bugatti, to get a deeper understanding of the engineering behind this V16 combustion engine.


We’ll talk torque curves, firing intervals, firing order, V-angles, crossplane vs flatplane, balance, and see how the rumors hold up to a little math.