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Spending $500,000 to maintain a supercar for 4 years

SingaporeThe Chiron Pur Sport model has a maintenance cost, maintenance for 4 years costs nearly $ 500,000.

Muhammad Al Qawi Zamani, a Bugatti enthusiast from Malaysia living in Singapore, visited the newly established Bugatti showroom in Singapore and got detailed information on the maintenance of a Chiron Pur Sport. His goal is to calculate how much it will cost to maintain a limited-edition hypercar worth $3 million over a four-year period.

Inside the Bugatti maintenance workshop in Singapore. Photo: Bugatti

Using the Bugatti service program, a team of 10 highly trained Bugatti technicians travel the world to service the owner’s Chiron or Veyron in the best possible way and are available to chat 24/7. . The entire maintenance process and replacement costs include:

The first service will expire after 14 months of use or 16,000 km. The technicians will start by change engine oil, using Castrol Edge Fluid Titanium Technology SAE 10W-60, oil filter, coolant, and sixteen exit plugs for $24,979.

Next is the cost replace brake disc front carbon ceramic and 3D printed brake calipers with titanium brake pads costs $58,952, while replacing brake fluid, cables, and cleaning brake components costs an additional $58,951. Every 14-16 months or 16,000 km, car owners will also need to change the light rims at a cost of $ 49,958 for all four wheels.

Later, tires must be changed every 16 and 18 months. Car owners can choose the type of tire but the cost is not cheap. If comfort is chosen, Bugatti will sell a set of Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3, Michelin Pilot Sport PAX or Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 XL, for $7,993. On the other hand, if maximum traction is desired, the firm recommends the Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2R tires developed for the Chiron Pur Sport, measuring 285/30 R20 at the front and 355/25 R21 at the rear. With this option, the price will be quite expensive at $41,965 a set.

After the vehicle is used for 42 to 48 months, it will need replace turbocharger, as this is their maximum lifespan, for $25,978. Next, the company will recommend replacing an additional air duct cooler for $21,982.

Also during this time, the car will also need a new gas tank Priced at $43,963, it’s made with vulcanized rubber, multiple layers of reinforced fabric, and Kevlar. Finally, add a solution for $ 28,576 to tune the engine to maximize the capacity of 1,479 horsepower from this supercar.

In addition, some other accessories are also quite expensive such as, windshield $ 59,949, wiper bar $ 3,797. The paint color of the Chiron Pur Sport is priced at $ 55,148. Therefore, the company recommends that customers should not wash their cars by machine, and should only clean them by hand with special equipment.

Over a 48-month period, you’ll need at least three oil changes, two rims, tires, a set of brakes including discs and calipers, engine tuning plus one replacement for the turbocharger, booster, and booster. cooler air duct and fuel tank. This means a total cost of $477,498 and excluding taxes, labor, transportation and travel costs to maintain the vehicle for 4 years.

For owners who do not intend to use a Bugatti but only see it as an investment or display purpose, maintenance will be a lot cheaper. According to Muhammad, they only need to pay $104,912 every 14 months to keep the supercar in top condition, provided the car is not moved during this time.

Muhammad suggests that Buggati owners can get up to a 30% discount on service fees, depending on the car owner’s working history with the dealer. A preferred option is to get a 4-year unlimited mileage warranty, or extend it up to 12 years. As for insurance, the cost will depend heavily on the vehicle’s options, location, and usage history.

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