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There’s fast, and then there’s fast. Buggati has shared a video of its 1,479bhp Chiron accelerating from a record-breaking nought to 400km/h – or 249mph – and then back to nought again.

With nothing new in the pipeline at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, Bugatti used the platform to flex the mind-boggling power of its crown jewel. With F1 star Juan-Pablo Montaya behind the wheel, the vehicle went from 0 to 400km/h (248.55mph) and back to 0 in 41.96 seconds of time, while traveling a distance of 3.112km (1.933 miles).

Before listening, you might want to turn down your headphones, as this engine is loud:

Montaya, who will be given another chance to crack his record next year, spoke of the car’s speed, saying: “Of course, the Chiron is a super sports car that requires your full attention when you are behind the wheel. At the same time, it gave me such a feeling of security and reliability that I was entirely relaxed and really enjoyed myself during my two days with the car.”

Watch the embed above, and find more car news here.

Staying with Bugatti, check out Top Gear‘s crazy Veyron speed test below.

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