1999 Bugatti EB218 Concept

Bugatti EB218 is an automobile that has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front located engine supplying power to all four wheels. Its 6.3 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 18 cylinder that develops 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. The engine drives the wheels via a 5 speed automatic transmission. Its quoted weight at the kerb is 2177 kg.


Bugatti EB218 -
Bugatti EB218
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Bugatti EB218 -
Bugatti EB218
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Key facts

1999 Bugatti EB218 Concept information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5375 mm
How heavy?
2177 kg
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
1999 Bugatti EB218 data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3335 mm 131.3 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 5375 mm 211.6 inches
Width 1990 mm 78.3 inches
Height 1455 mm 57.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.61
Kerb weight 2177 kg 4799 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 100 litres 22 UK Gal 26.4 US Gal
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 254.76 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
187.37 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
251.26 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.11 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.34 kg/kW
8.91 lb/bhp
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 N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 285/50 R 18
Tyres rear 285/50 R 18
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
Carfolio.com ID79871
Production total
Model code
Model family Concept
RAC rating 65.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1999 Bugatti EB218 added 2001-03-28.
Last modified 2013-02-28.