|Production: 2006 - 2009|
|Option 2dr Coupe AWD|
|Car length is 4,462 mm|
|Car width is 1,998 mm|
|Car height 1,204 mm|
|Engine (bhp) 736 Kilowatts|
|Gerabox is 7-speed DSG|
|Top speed 431.072 km/h|
|Wheelbase is 2,710 mm|
|Designer is Jozef Kaban|
|Car maker - Volkswagen|
The Bugatti Veyron reaches 300 km/h in fewer than 14.6 seconds. It is the fastest accelerating sports car in the world. It is limited electronically to prevent tyre damage. But it can still reach a top speed of 407.7 km/h. It uses 40.4 L/100 km when driven at full speed. However, when driven sedately, it only burns 24.1 L/100 km.
The supercar is named after the legendary racing car driver Pierre Veyron. Mr. Veyron drove for the Bugatti automobile manufacturer and won the 24 hours of Le Mans in 1939. The EB 16.4 is the most powerful road car ever built. It can reach 96.7 km/h in 2.6 seconds.
The car has a W16 engine-16 cylinder engine in 4 banks of 4 cylinders with four super turbochargers. It comes equipped with a first-of-its-kind dual-clutch DSG computer- controlled manual transmission gearbox. The overall length is 4462 mm, width of 1998 mm, and the height is 1206 mm.
It has 10 radiators for the engine cooling system, engine oil, transmission oil, and for the heat exchanger that operates the flow of air to the liquid intercoolers. The car has a power to weight ratio of 529 bhp/tonne.
The Grand Sport has been spotted at many luxury resorts in Europe. The bugatti veyron price tag of $1.4 million makes the sports car one of the most expensive cars in the world.
It has been road tested and photographed in Cannes, in the Napa Valley in California, Rome, Sardinia and many other parts in Europe. The Bugatti Veyron SS is capable of reaching a top speed of 405.7 km/h in standard form and or 358.9 km/h when its roof is removed. Bugatti announced that it will build only 150 of the Grand Sport SS version.
Bugatti cars driven by celebrity's like Simon Cowell who offered his bugatti veyron for sale after 4 years of ownership, can increase the cost of the car to in excess of US$1,700,000. For such a high price, it says much about its measure of refinement and superior quality.
Since its official release in 2006, the sports car has gone through several modifications in design and models along with many vibrant colours added to the range. The Veyron dashboard is uncluttered and highly visible.
Developed by Volkswagen, the road car puts out 736 Kilowatts of raw power, and produces 1,250 newton metres of torque.
Bugatti claims that those figures are conservative in nature. The car maker says that the true figure is more like 750 Kilowatts, or in older imperial terms, 1,006 brake horse power.
Unlike most sports cars the Bugatti brakes are made from a composite material consisting of reinforced carbon fibre and silicon carbide. The disc is cross drilled providing a massive resistance to normal brake fade. This can be seen clearly when set side by side with conventional cast-iron type discs on more conventional motor vehicles. For further information click bugatti veyron specs
Additionally, light but special strong alloy is used in the manufacture of the brake callipers. Bugatti makes use of the expensive but highly resilient metal "titanium" in the making of the brake pistons. In both the front and rear brakes, six titanium pistons are incorporated in the brakes callipers. ABS (i.e. anti-lock braking system) has been built-in to the handbrake in order to further guarantee the cars stopping power in the unlikely event of total brake system as an added safety measure against possible failure.