Bugatti Veyron: A Car For The Royals

Bugatti termed as the fastest car

Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S manufactured (in Molsheim, France) based on a design by the Volkswagen Group, the Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4. It was developed as a mid-engine grand touring car. The fastest deemed street legal car in the world is the Super Sport Veyron, which has a top speed of 431.072 km/h or 267.856 mph. The original version was named the Car of the Decade, 2000-2009 by ‘Top Gear’ in the BBC television series. It had a top speed of 408.47 km/ or 253.81 mph. In 2005, the ‘Top Gear’ conferred the Best Car Driven All Year award to the standard Bugatti Veyron. They Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse with an average top speed of 408.84 km/h or 254.04 mph became the highest top speed roadster in the world. The record was set on April 6, 2013.

Gradual Evolvement of the Bugatti

The design and concept of the Bugatti Veyron was done under the trained eyes of engineering Chief Wolfgang Schreiber. The car’s chief designer was Hartmut Warkuss. Exterior of the car was designed by Jozef Kaban of Volkswagen. The Bugatti Veyron also has a number of variants brought out over the years. They went a step forward in December 2010. They gave their customers the option of customizing the exterior as well as interior colours, using the Veyron 16.4 Configurator application which is available in their website.

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Technical Characteristics of Bugatti Veyron

Technical Characteristics of 2010 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport produced by Bugatti (DE).

Body Type Fixed-head coupe 2 doors
Weight 1838 Kg
Length 4462 mm
Height 1190 mm
Wheelbase 2710 mm
Front Track n/a
Rear Track n/a
Ground Clearance n/a
Fuel Capacity 100 liters
Engine location n/a
Engine alignment longitudinal
Drive Wheels All wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Fuel Supply System n/a
Max Power 1200HP (883 kW) @ 6400 rpm
Max Torque 1500Nm @ 3000 rpm
CO2 Emissions 539 g/Km
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 7993 cc
Bore 86 mm
Stroke 86 mm
Cam Design DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)
Cylinders n/a
Valves per cylinder 4
Total Valves 64
Compression Ratio 9:1
Aspiration Turbo
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes VeDi-S-ABS
Standard Wheels n/a
Standard Tyres 265-680 ZR 500A 99Y / 365-710 ZR 540A 108Y
Suspension Front I.DW.
Suspension Rear I.DW.
Transmission 7 speed semi-automatic
Number of gears 7
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h 2.5 seconds
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City 37.2 l/100km
Road 14.5 l/100km
Mixt 23.1 l/100km