Sunday, January 13, 2013

2010 Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4 Super Sport World Record Edition

The Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4 is a mid-engined grand touring car, designed and developed by the Volkswagen Group and manufactured in Molsheim, France by Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. It was named Car of the Decade (2000–2009) by the BBC television programme Top Gear. The Veyron EB 16.4 is named in honour of Pierre Veyron, a Bugatti development engineer, test driver and company race driver who, with co-driver Jean-Pierre Wimille, won the 1939 24 hours of Le Mans while driving a Bugatti. The "EB" refers to Bugatti founder Ettore Bugatti and the "16.4" refers to the engine's 16 cylinders and 4 turbochargers. 

The Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport is a version of the Bugatti Veyron 16.4. Production is limited to thirty units. The Super Sport has increased engine power of 1,200 bhp. It has a 431.072 km/h (267.856 mph) top speed, making it the fastest production road car on the market although it is electronically limited to 415 km/h (258 mph) to protect the tyres from disintegrating. The Super Sport is valued at GB£1.7 million. (wikipedia) 

The first five Veyrons Super Sports - dubbed the World Record Editions (photos below) - it is limited to five units. It has a orange body detailing, and a special, black, exposed, carbon, body. All five were sold out before the car even launched and the remaining 25 of the 30 units Bugatti plans to build were sold out also. (











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