On a sunny day at 25 degrees in the Bugatti Veyron super sports achieved a world speed record new land for the production of cars in the field of proof of the Volkswagen Ehra-Lessien (near its headquarters in Wolfsburg) . In the presence of the German Technical Inspection Agency (TÜV) and a representative of Guinness Book of Records Super Sport Bugatti Veyron reached a speed of 431 km upper middle / h.
Saturday, 14 am - Official Bugatti driver Pierre Henri Raphanel puts his helmet and gloves, pull the belt tight, while engineers check the car again, the tire pressure, temperature, all systems go. Then, orange, black, Bugatti Veyron Super Sport through the light, the time from now will be made within an hour the car to go from south to north, then in the opposite direction. No one but the driver is allowed to touch the car during this time. Tensions. A few minutes later we heard the sound left a jumbo starting closest to us. First, we see the headlights of the Veyron, then we can recognize the shape of the car, a strong wooosh .... and stripes on top Raphanel speed ahead. The tours leave GPS-427, 933 km / h. Now, the same procedure in the opposite direction. This time the car reached 434.211 km / h.
Since the average speed in excess of Representatives, "TUV" and Guinness delivers value 431072 kmh (268 mph). It 'also hit the Bugatti design team as a surprise.
"We got that we could reach an average of 425 km / h." Bugatti chief engineer, Dr. Wolfgang Schreiber, "but the conditions today were perfect, and may be even more."
The highlight of the series Veyron: Bugatti Veyron Super Sport
Had a model has been particularly popular or very successful in racing, Ettore Bugatti customers often pushed to the master to unravel the engine a few more horses for their future car. Bugatti Automobiles SAS has been in a similar situation where their existing customers prompted the company to design not only their second model optically different, but also to create a version with a more sporty driving experience and more extreme. The result is a car with a unique high performance of 1200 hp (882 kW) offers drivers had a whole new dimension of excitement, with a maximum torque of 1500 Nm and a top speed limited to 415 km / h (for protect the bridge), but technical Bugatti Veyron Super Sport car is identical to the record. The first five Bugatti Veyron Super Sport to move away from the assembly line will be a special series of their own, with the same configuration as the car land speed record.
Bugatti Veyron Super Sport is the result of further development of exclusive Classic 1001 HP Bugatti Veyron 16.4, was launched in 2005. This model offers an impressive array of features, such as the transmission speed dual-clutch seven curves high precision driving performance and excellent stability under braking and acceleration.
Ongoing work in extreme performance swings lead to new conclusions constants, which allowed engineers to develop Bugatti Veyron in a direction where the driver can reach new dimensions. Any change is designed to produce a more powerful car for a tour flexible. Extended four turbochargers and larger heat exchangers were used to increase the power of 16-cylinder engine and the chassis has been completely redesigned to maintain security in extreme speed - with the head slightly raised and the trip spring, stronger stabilizer and new shock absorbers with a complex architecture originally developed for racing cars. This gives much more precise steering wheels and the car as a whole. The lateral acceleration up to 1.4 G, and better interaction between the tire and the drive system intelligent all-wheel offering Bugatti Veyron Supersport perfect handling and powerful acceleration in Newton-meters out of 1500 corner.
The system is developed to improve the aerodynamic efficiency and to maintain a perfect balance in every situation, when a new fiber structure of all carbon dioxide emissions monocoque ensures maximum torsional rigidity and passive safety features - low weight. The skin is completely of carbon fiber composites, and the new Bugatti Veyron Super Sport is available in 100 cents clearlacquered exposed carbon on request.
Every detail of this car, not only the use of advanced technology of motor sport back to the pioneering spirit of founder Ettore Bugatti. This brilliant designer of a family of artists, and his philosophy has always been the perfect combination of mechanical and outer beauty. This spirit is alive and well in the business, and the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport is totally incomparable with all the external changes used to persuade a higher performance car.
The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport is flat, elongated silhouette is immediately recognizable. The 16-cylinder engine gets its two NACA air duct integrated into the roof instead of balls on the engine. The front air intakes have been enlarged and remodeled, with the lower stretches gracefully at the sides of the wheel arch. The rear looks more sporty revised due to the double diffuser and an exhaust system located in the center.
Bugatti has a tradition of producing ultra-sports version of success stories, usually with a racing chassis and supercharged. These cars were considered true racing machines devotees Bugatti irreducible. The most successful was the type 55 and type 57S, only forty of each were built.
Bugatti Automobiles SAS has sold 260 Veyrons and 35 Grand Sport, at the latest, of 249 Veyrons and 22, the Gran Sport was delivered. Bugatti Veyron Super Sport will start production in autumn 2010 together Veyron Molsheim, and the Grand Sport. The first five cars - known as the edition of records worldwide - are exposed to a specific carbon black trim and orange and is already sold.
The Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Supersport appeared publicly for the first time in California at Pebble Beach Concours weekend in mid-August 2010 and was featured at the Quail, the Monterey Historic races at Laguna Seca, and the concept lawn Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.