1998 Bugatti EB118 Concept

This vehicle has a 2 door coupé body style designed by Italdesign with a front mounted engine driving through all four wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 6.3 litre, double overhead camshaft 60 degree W 18 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. It produces 547 bhp (555 PS/408 kW) of power at 6800 rpm, and maximum torque of 650 N·m (479 lb·ft/66.3 kgm) at 4000 rpm.


Bugatti EB118 -
Bugatti EB118
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Bugatti EB118 -
Bugatti EB118
Image courtesy of Bugatti

Key facts

1998 Bugatti EB118 Concept information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
5050 mm
What size engine?
6.3 litre, 6255 cm3
How many cylinders?
18, W
How much power?
555 PS / 547 bhp / 408 kW @ 6800 rpm
How much torque?
650 Nm / 479 ft.lb / 66.3 kgm @ 4000 rpm
1998 Bugatti EB118 data
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3155 mm 124.2 inches
Track/tread (front) 1690 mm 66.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1660 mm 65.4 inches
Length 5050 mm 198.8 inches
Width 1990 mm 78.3 inches
Height 1420 mm 55.9 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.6
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Volkswagen
Engine code
Cylinders W 18 in 60° vee
Capacity 6.3 litre
6255 cc
(381.704 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 76.5 × 75.6 mm
3.01 × 2.98 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.01
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
72 valves in total
maximum power output 555 PS (547 bhp) (408 kW)
at 6800 rpm
Specific output 87.5 bhp/litre
1.43 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 650 Nm (479 ft·lb) (66.3 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque 103.92 Nm/litre
1.26 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 11.5:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1305.9 kPa (189.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 347.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
Carfolio.com ID102509
Production total 1
Model code
Model family Concept
RAC rating 65.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Bugatti EB118 added 2002-11-18.
Last modified 2013-02-28.