In the year of its market launch the Veyron 16.4 already set up a speed record for street cars. Adhering to the the Guiness World Record restrictions an unprecedented 431.072 km/h was reached and the Veyron was knighted as the fastest super sportscar of its time.
The Bugatti veyron is described by many as quite simply the greatest car ever made and perhaps ever will be. In terms of technological achievements nothing can come close. designed and developed by the Volkswagen Group which owns the French based bugatti marque each car cost them in the region of 5million to produce. With a retail price around 1m this tells its own story in that the Veyron had one sole purpose to show the world what is capable when money is no object and you get the worlds best designers and engineers to create the ultimate supercar.
In order to fulfill its promise of being the ultimate sport-focused supercar, Bugatti went to extremes to reduce the weight of this beast. The brand managed to shave 20kg off the total weight of the car, making the Chiron Sport the first production car with carbon fiber windshield wiper arms, which saved just over one kilo. The inside of the car is just as impressive: cut out with an elegant material mix of Alcantara, leather, and carbon and an optional finish of a black sporting touch.
Bugatti was founded in 1909 in the city of Molsheim, Alsace, by Italian industrial designer Ettore Bugatti. The brand was known for its stylish and technical cars, as well as its many race victories. The original brand existed until 1963, before it fell into financial difficulties. In 1987 the brand was revived and released a range of exclusive sports cars, including the EB110, which positioned Bugatti at the forefront of the supercar industry once again.
The collection is easily worth over $5 million dollars and includes a lavish assortment of over 15 vehicles including two exotic supercars, three luxury sports cars, two custom sports utility vehicles, and a couple of everyday electric vehicle family cars.
Bugatti has a tradition of making super-sport versions of successful models, usually with racing chassis and supercharged engines. These cars were considered as true racing machines for diehard Bugatti devotees. The most successful were the type 55 and type 57S; only around forty of each were built. 59ce067264