In all, the Divo delivers 456 kg (1,005 lb) of downforce at 380 kph (236 mph) – some 90 kg more downforce than the Chiron – thanks in large part by a tall, proud rear wing that’s some 23 percent wider than the Chiron’s. All that downforce pays dividends on a road course, where the Divo enjoys a peak lateral acceleration of 1.6 g.
Testing at the Nardò handling circuit in southern Italy revealed that the Divo can complete a lap a full 8 seconds faster than the Chiron before it – an eternity in performance driving terms. Given that, it’s little wonder that Winkelmann called the 1,479-horsepower Divo a “true masterpiece of automotive crafsmanship.”
Bugatti hasn’t put out a precise date for when it expects to begin delivering the Divo to customers, but after a grueling two-year development period, it’s enough to know that the date is imminent at all.