The Bugatti Chiron Sport celebrated its global debut in March at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, and it has now arrived in Malaysia. That’s right, the manic hypercar makes its second stop in the ASEAN region after appearing at the recent Fullerton Concours d’Elegance in Singapore.

Compared to the standard Chiron, the Sport comes with improved dynamics thanks to a 10% stiffer suspension setup, an optimised rear-axle differential as well as a new Dynamic Torque Vectoring function that distributes torque individually to the wheels on each side.

The use of carbon-fibre for various components like the stabiliser, intercooler cover and the windscreen wipers are all part of the Chiron Sport’s weight-saving regime. Together with lighter glass in the rear window and a new exhaust deflector, the car weighs 18 kg less compared to a regular Chiron.

Unchanged here is the gargantuan 8.0 litre quad-turbo W16 engine, which continues to churn out 1,479 hp (1,500 PS) and 1,600 Nm of torque. Power goes to all four corners via a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, and the car will complete the 0-100 km/h sprint in under 2.5 seconds.

The Chiron Sport is differentiated from the regular model by its four-pipe exhaust at the rear and the more angular design for the lightweight wheels. Around the Nardo handling circuit, Bugatti says the Chiron Sport is five seconds quicker than the standard Chiron, and is capable of “reaching its full handling potential even at cornering speeds in excess of 200 km/h.”

Wearnes Automotive is the company representing Bugatti in Southeast Asia, along with Aston Martin and Bentley. If you want one, you’ll first have to get in touch with them, whereby a 200,000-euro (RM945,205) deposit is required for a contract with the Molsheim-based company to be made.

The entire transaction will only be conducted in euros, and the vehicle’s base price is 2.65 million euros (about RM12.5 million) before taxes and options, payable to Bugatti themselves. That’s obviously a lot of money but if you don’t mind something a little scaled down and not capable of doing 420 km/h, there’s always the cheaper Lego Technic version.