SAMACO Automotive Company announced that it entered into a new partnership with the French Bugatti Company to become the authorized agent of the Bugatti brand in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to carry out sales tasks and provide aftersales services throughout the Kingdom for the benefit of Bugatti customers.
According to the partnership signed between the two sides, the partnership between SAMACO and French Bugatti starts from the current moment, and therefore customers can communicate directly with the sales and aftersales services team through sophisticated facilities according to the highest quality standards that distinguish Bugatti, to be completed in the first half of the year 2021. The opening of the first Bugatti showroom in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the capital, Riyadh.
Mohamed Rafah, CEO of SAMACO Automotive: Speaking on this occasion, saying: “Today for us is a very special day as we witness the joining of Bugatti, the luxury sports brand in the automotive sector, to our group of prominent brands, and we are confident that the new relationship with Bugatti will develop. To a longterm strategic partnership, and thus it will be in the best interest of our customers.
Commenting on this, Mr. Stefan Finkelmann, Bugatti President, said: “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the largest market for us in the Middle East, and it is very important that we have a strong partner within the Kingdom, and a partnership with SAMACO cars is a natural option that allows us to benefit from their vast experience. It is very important to interact with new customers and give Bugatti car owners the best services according to the highest standards.
He added, “I know very well that Saudi customers have an exceptional taste when it comes to precious and unique cars. They only accept the best of the best.”
During the event, it was officially announced for the first time in the Middle East that the new Bugatti “Chiron Power Sport” was launched with an 8.0liter fourturbo 16cylinder engine that produces 1500 hp and 1600 N / m of torque, as the engine revs increased by 200 rpm above it. In the regular Chiron, it is now at 6,900 rpm, because the massive engine is now mated to a retuned automatic transmission.
The new “Chiron Power Sport” model accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in just 2.3 seconds, and thus this model is 0.1 seconds faster than the previous “Chiron” model, and the car reaches a speed of 200 km / h in just 5.5 seconds instead of 6.1 seconds, and the new sports car continues its acceleration from 0 to 300 km / h in less than 12 seconds (instead of 13.1 seconds).
The new model “Chiron Power Sport” also takes the lead when it comes to flexibility, it is able to accelerate from 60 to 100 km / h in just 3.4 seconds instead of 5.7 seconds in the previous model, and from 80 to 120 km / h in 2.4 seconds. Instead of 4.3 seconds, it reaches an electronically limited top speed of 350 km / h.
It is worth noting that Bugatti will produce only 60 Chiron Port Sport cars, each sold for three million euros (net). The company has started production in Molchen, France.