• Image Credit: Drew Phillips
  • Image Credit: Drew Phillips
  • Image Credit: Drew Phillips
  • Image Credit: Drew Phillips
  • Image Credit: Drew Phillips
  • Image Credit: Drew Phillips
  • Image Credit: Drew Phillips
  • Image Credit: Drew Phillips
  • Image Credit: Drew Phillips
  • Image Credit: Drew Phillips
  • Image Credit: Drew Phillips
It was all the way back in February that Bugatti unveiled the Chiron at the Geneva Motor Show. In the ensuing months, we've seen what we think are two Chiron models make various appearances around the world (including one with company CEO Wolfgang Dürheimer behind the wheel at the Nürburgring). Now it's finally time for an official Chiron sighting in the States, courtesy of the Quail Motorsports Gathering in Monterey, California. And it's beautiful.

With its carbon fiber weave showing brilliantly behind a dark blue tint, this "near-production" Chiron looks fast just sitting still. And, with its 8.0-liter, quad-turbo W16 engine spitting out some 1,500 horsepower and 1,180 pound-feet of torque, it's fast when moving, too. Dürheimer apparently got the preproduction Chiron up past 200 miles per hour at the 'Ring, but that's quite a bit short of its top speed of 261 mph.

Don't miss this chance to drink in all the details of the Chiron's North American debut at the Quail in our high-res image gallery above. After all, you never know when a Saudi prince will snap it up... Stay tuned for plenty more from Monterey Car Week over the next few days.

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