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Bugatti presents 'Sky View' glass top option for the Chiron

Bugatti reveals the sky: Sky View – the glass roof for the Chiron

- Two fixed glass panels in the roof above the driver’s and passenger’s seats
- Newly developed laminated glass offers outstanding noise abatement and thermal comfort at the same time as offering occupants more headroom
- Sky View available as an option with immediate effect
- Chiron Sky View to be presented in August at Pebble Beach (USA)
 
Bugatti is giving occupants of the Chiron a clear view of the sky. With immediate effect, Bugatti customers who want to enjoy sunlight from above in their new Chiron can do so with the “Sky View” option. This consists of two fixed glass panels in the roof of the vehicle, each 65 cm long and 44 cm wide, above the driver’s and passenger’s seats. These panels have a newly developed laminated structure with thin glass and four intermediate layers.

Each layer meets individual requirements. Firstly, undesirable wind noise is reduced and secondly infrared radiation is reflected away from the vehicle to ensure maximum thermal comfort. In addition, the glass is tinted to prevent dazzle effects and to protect occupants’ privacy. Finally, harmful ultraviolet (UVA and UVB) radiation is filtered out. As a side-effect, the laminated design improves the stiffness of the roof panels. The outstanding structural properties of the Chiron, including the stiffness of the overall vehicle and crash safety, are maintained.

In comparison with the Chiron with a standard roof, the Chiron Sky View also offers 2.7 additional centimetres of headroom.

Bugatti plans to present the Chiron Sky View at the Monterey Car Week in California at the end of August 2018.

SOURCE: Bugatti

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