As some solace, Bugatti offers the a Sky View option on the Chiron, which places two glass panels in the roof. The glass panels aren’t removable but that might change for a rumored t-top model, although based on Winkelmann’s comments the panels are likely to stay put.
Motor Trend also brought up the issue of Bugatti no longer attempting a land speed record for production cars with the Chiron, something Winkelmann’s predecessor said would happen during 2018. Winkelmann explained that for him, there are many more facets to performance such as acceleration, braking and handling. This is why, under his guidance, Bugatti launched the track-focused Divo, whose top speed of 236 mph, dictated by chassis and aerodynamic modifications, is lower than the 261-mph governed top speed of the Chiron on which it is based.
There’s also the issue of companies like Hennessey Performance Engineering and SSC North America which are targeting top speeds in excess of 300 mph with their respective hypercars.
Interestingly, Winkelmann said recent models like the Chiron Sport and Divo don’t represent the true successor to the Veyron Super Sport, which at one point held the land speed record, suggesting that a more extreme Chiron is still to come. He also said that Bugatti is ready for more and that electrification could play a role.
Source: Motor Authority