Bugatti announced today that its Chiron hypercar has smashed through the 300 mph barrier. Andy Wallace, Le Mans winner and Bugatti test driver, reached a top speed of 304.773 mph (490.484 km/h) on August 2nd on the VW-owned test track at Ehra-Lessien in Germany.

The eye-popping figure smashes the previous record of 277 mph set by the Koenigsegg Agera RS. 

Check out the successful world-record attempt below and scroll further to see more pics of the Chiron in question.

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