Bugatti will still use the W16 engine for the next 10 years

Mr. Stephan Winkelmann – Bugatti brand leader confirmed that the 8.0L W16 engine will continue to be used by the company for the next 10 years, expected to be around 2030.

Bugatti, whose full name is “Automobiles Ettore Bugatti,” is a French high-performance car manufacturer, founded in 1909 by Italian industrial designer Ettore Bugatti in the German city of Molsheim, Alsace. The cars are known for their design beauty and many victories in competitions with competitors.

Bugatti was owned by the Volkswagen Group, and when Ettore Bugatti died, he appointed Pierre Marco to take over the company. Pierre collaborated with Roland Bugatti, one of Ettore’s sons, to continue developing Bugatti. However, the company’s situation began to decline, the factory officially closed in 1956 and was later acquired by Volkswagen in 1998.

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And so far, the CEO of Bugatti has confirmed that it is possible to use some other engines from Volkswagen, but also confirmed that Bugatti’s products are different from other brands in the same group.

When talking about hypercars, Winkelmann said: In my opinion, the W16 engine still has opportunities in the future. If the internal combustion engine is maintained for another decade, it will be very valuable, especially for collection. Internal combustion engine is one of the factors that increase the value of the vehicle. Customers are buying Bugattis because they want to own a supercar with outstanding performance.

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This 16-cylinder 8.0L engine is currently equipped on the Chiron Super Sport for a maximum capacity of 1,600 horsepower, combined with a 7-speed dual clutch gearbox and 4-wheel drive system as standard. With the power on the Bugatti Chiron has broken the world record with a maximum speed of up to 490,484 km/h.

Surprise facts about Bugatti supercar company

Bugatti has long been known as the world’s supercar brand, but few know that the company has also produced aircraft and many other surprises.

Besides producing super-million-dollar supercars, owning a car worth $ 114 million. The company also used to make aircraft, even trains.

Let’s discover interesting surprises about this Bugatti supercar company.

1. Bugatti produced the most expensive car in the world worth 114 million USD

The Type 57SC Atlantic was built in 1936 by Ettore’s son, all the parts of the car were put together because metal welding was not available at this time. A total of 4 Type 57SC Atlantic vehicles were created and only 2 remain in existence today. Thanks to the teardrop-shaped design and the limited production make this model the most expensive and most sought after vehicle today.

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2. Bugatti made aircraft

Bugatti has designed several aircraft engines for the French government after the outbreak of World War I, but this is not the only ambition of Bugatti Ettore Bugatti’s boss. Ettore wanted to create an aircraft to defeat the Germans in the Deutsche de La Meurthe Cup race. However, this dream of Ettore has failed and this plan was also canceled. Currently two Bugatti engines are stored at EAA Aviation Museum, USA.

3. Bugatti was the first car manufacturer to manufacture brake clamps by 3D printing technology

3D printing technology makes the brake clamps lighter and more durable than the brake clamps produced by conventional technology. The main problem with this technology is that it takes too long to execute, each brake clamp takes up to 45 hours to complete. Bugatti says this is a much cheaper alternative to expensive high-performance brake calipers.

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4. Bugatti is owned by Volkswagen Group

When Ettore Bugatti died, he appointed Pierre Marco to take over the company. Pierre collaborated with Roland Bugatti, one of Ettore’s sons, to continue developing Bugatti. However, the company’s situation began to decline, the factory officially closed in 1956 and was later acquired by Volkswagen in 1998.

5. Bugatti Veyron has up to 10 cooling water tanks

Bugatti Veyron is a masterpiece of the modern car industry when it is equipped with up to 10 radiators, these radiators help the car operate as strongly and best as possible. Bugatti Veyron has 3 radiators for engines, 3 heat exchangers for cooling systems, 1 for air conditioners, 1 for oil transmission systems, 1 for differential oil systems and the last one for oil systems.

Latest F1 2020 match schedule

The latest F1 2020 season schedule introduces all the most important details of each race, except for the Grand Prix in China which has been postponed without a specific date and time.

This weekend, the F1 season is expected to start in Australia, despite the risk of spreading covid-19. Regardless of the Grand Prix in China being delayed without a specific date and time, the following is the latest F1 F1 2020 schedule showing all the most important details of the remaining 21 races (starting at 15:10 by the hour), unless specifically stated otherwise.

1. March 15 – Australia: Albert Park racetrack, Melbourne. 58 lap, each lap is 5,303km long. The total length of 307,574 km. Start the competition 05h10 GMT. Pole 2019: Lewis Hamilton (England) Mercedes. Winners of 2019: Valtteri Bottas (Finland) Mercedes.

2. March 22 – Bahrain: Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir. 57 lap, each lap is 5,412km long. The total length of 308,238km. Starting the competition 15h10 GMT. Pole 2019: Charles Leclerc (Monaco) Ferrari. Championship 2019: Hamilton. The race must take place under lights from dawn to dusk.

3. April 5 – Vietnam: Hanoi race track. 55 lap, each lap is 5.607km long. The total length of 308.385km. The course has 23 bends and 1.5km of straight road.

4. May 3 – Netherlands: Zandvoort race track. 72 lap, each lap is 4.252km long. The total length of 306,144km.

5. May 10 – Spain: Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona. 66 lap, each lap is 4,655km long. The total length of 307,104km. Pole 2019: Bottas. Championship 2019: Hamilton.

6. May 24- Monaco: Monte Carlo racetrack. 78 lap, each lap is 3,337km long. The total length of 260.286km. Pole 2019: Hamilton. Championship 2019: Hamilton.

7. June 7 – Azerbaijan: Baku City Circuit race. 51 lap, each lap is 6.003km long. The total length of 306,049km. Starting 12h10 GMT (19h10 VN time). Pole 2019: Bottas. Winners of 2019: Bottas.

8. June 14 – Canada: Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal. 70 lap, each lap is 4.361km long. The total length of 305,270km. Started 18h10 GMT . Pole 2019: Sebastian Vettel (Germany) Ferrari. Championship 2019: Hamilton.

9. June 28 – France: Circuit Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet. 53 lap, each lap is 5,861km long. The total length of 309,690km. Pole 2019: Hamilton. Championship 2019: Hamilton.

10. July 5 – Austria: Red Bull Ring, Spielberg race track. 71 lap, each lap is 4,318km long. The total length of 306.452km. Pole 2019: Leclerc. Winners of 2019: Max Verstappen (Netherlands) Red Bull.

11. July 19 – United Kingdom: Silverstone race track. 52 lap, each lap is 5,891km long. The total length of 306,198km. Pole 2019: Bottas. Championship 2019: Hamilton.

12. August 2 – Hungary: Racetrack Hungaroring, Budapest. 70 lap, each lap is 4,381km long. The total length of 306,670km. Pole 2019: Verstappen. Championship 2019: Hamilton.

13. August 30 – Belgium: Spa-Francorchamps race track. 44 lap, each lap is 7,004km long. The total length of 308,052km. Pole 2019: Leclerc. Championship 2019: Leclerc.

14. September 6 – Italy: Monza race track. 53 lap, each lap is 5,793km long. The total length of 307,029km. Pole 2019: Leclerc. Championship 2019: Leclerc.

15. September 20 – Singapore: Marina Bay Racetrack. 61 lap, each lap is 5,065km long. The total length of 308,828km. Starting 12h10 GMT. Pole 2019: Leclerc. Winners of 2019: Vettel.

16. September 27 – Russia: Sochi race track. 53 lap, each lap is 5,848km long. The total length of 309,745km. Starting 11h10 GMT. Pole 2019: Leclerc. Championship 2019: Hamilton.

17. October 11 – Japan: Suzuka race track. 53 lap, each lap is 5.807km long. The total length of 307,471km. Start the competition 05h10 GMT. Pole 2019: Vettel. Winners of 2019: Bottas.

18. October 25 – USA: Circuit of the Americas, Austin. 56 lap, each lap is 5,513km long. The total length of 308.405km. Starting at 1910 GMT. Pole 2019: Bottas. Winners of 2019: Bottas.

19. November 1 – Mexico: Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, Mexico City. 71 lap, each lap is 4,304km long. The total length of 305.354km. Starting at 1910 GMT. Pole 2019: Leclerc. Championship 2019: Hamilton.

20. November 15 – Brazil: Interlagos race track, Sao Paulo. 71 lap, each lap is 4,309km long. The total length of 305,909km. Starting 17h10 GMT. Pole 2019: Verstappen. Champion 2019: Verstappen.

21. November 29 – Abu Dhabi: Yas Marina race track. 55 lap, each lap is 5,554km long. The total length of 305,355km. Started 13h10 GMT. Pole 2019: Hamilton. Championship 2019: Hamilton.

Honda City 2020 debuted in India, without turbocharged engines

After Thailand, India is the next market in Asia preparing to welcome the new generation Honda City with 6 versions and does not use a turbocharged engine.

The fifth-generation Honda City was unveiled in Thailand in November 2019. After its launch, City 2020 has become one of the most interested models in Southeast Asia, competing with Nissan Almera and Toyota Yaris Ativ. Special for City 2020. It is expected that the B-class car will launch in India by the end of this month. According to the leaked information, City 2020 will have 6 versions using gasoline engines in India, comes with a manual gearbox or CVT. All are locally assembled.

It is worth noting that the 1.0L turbocharged engine version will not appear in India, but instead is the 1.5-liter naturally aspirated i-VTEC engine. This engine produces 120 horsepower (equivalent to 1.0 liter turbocharged engine power in Thailand) and meets India’s Bharat 6 emissions standards.

Besides the petrol engine, Honda City 2020 in India will also have a 1.5L i-DTEC diesel version similar to the previous generation. This version will have the option of a CVT gearbox, next to the manual gearbox.

In the new generation, Honda City retains the old design but is made more bold and modern. The lines on City 2020 are heavily influenced by the two older models, Accord and Civic.

Honda City 2020 has dimensions of length x width x height of 4,553 x 1,748 x 1,467 (mm), wheelbase of 2,589 mm. Compared to the previous generation, City 2020 is 113 mm longer, 53 mm wider, 10 mm lower and 11 mm shorter wheelbase. The new generation City uses a chassis technology that reduces noise, bringing a sense of comfort to the cabin when operating.

City’s front is similar to a miniature Accord. Vehicle ownership LED system connected by a metal bar in the middle. Fog lamp sockets are shaped more sporty, simulating aerodynamic wings.

At the rear, the LED taillight system is sharply shaped with a lightning pattern. However, turn signals are still halogen but not upgraded to LED.

As dimensions increase, City’s cabin space is also more spacious. City’s interior is designed with personality and a cleaner layout. It is equipped with a sporty 3-spoke steering wheel, sharper electronic dashboard and larger air vents. The RS version has an 8 inch touch screen.

In the Thai market, City 2020 has been removed the naturally aspirated engine, replaced by a turbocharged VTEC 3-cylinder engine, 1.0L capacity. The engine produces 120 horsepower and 173 Nm of torque, comes with a CVT gearbox and front drive system.

The safety technologies on the new City are similar to the current version, including 6 airbags, ABS / EBD brakes, body stabilization system, support for steep departure and reversing camera. Honda Sensing safety package has not been applied to the new City generation.