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Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 – Frontansicht (1), 5. April 2012, Düsseldorf.jpg
Bugatti Veyron 16.4
Manufacturer Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S.
Assembly Molsheim, Alsace, Fraunce
Predecessor Bugatti EB110
Class Sports caur
Layout Longitudinal mid-ingine,
permanent 4WD
Transmission 7-speed DSG sequential
Wheelbase 2,710 mm (106.7 in)
Length 4,462 mm (175.7 in)
Width 1,998 mm (78.7 in)
Hicht 1,159 mm (45.6 in)
Kerb wicht 1,888 kg (4,162 lb)
Designer(s) Hartmut Warkuß; Jozef Kabaň[1]

The Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4 is a rear mid-ingined Supercaur. The Super Sport version is the fastest road-legal caur in the warld, wi a top speed o 431.07 km/h (267.85 mph).[2] The oreeginal version haes a top speed o 408.00 km/h (253.52 mph).[3]

Designed an developed bi the German Volkswagen Group an produced bi Bugatti Automobiles SAS at their heidquarters in Château St. Jean in Molsheim (Alsace, Fraunce), the Veyron's chief designer wis Hartmut Warkuß, an the exterior wis designed bi Jozef Kabaň o Volkswagen, wi muckle o the ingineerin wirk being conductit unner the guidance o umwhile Peterbilt ingineer an nou Bugatti Engineering chief Wolfgang Schreiber.

The caur is named efter French racin driver Pierre Veyron, who wan the 24 Hours o Le Mans in 1939 while racin for the oreeginal Bugatti company. It wis named Car of the Decade (2000–2009) bi the BBC televeesion programme Top Gear.

A number o special variants hae been produced, includin twa targa tops. In December 2010, Bugatti began afferin prospective buyers the ability tae customize exterior an interiors colors bi uisin the Veyron 16.4 Configurator application on the marque's offeecial wabsteid.[4][5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Staff change at Škoda Auto design department" (Press release). Škoda-Auto.com. 10/12/2007. Retrieved 29 August 2009. "Jozef Kaban . . . Commissioned by the Volkswagen Group of bummers, he became responsible for developing the design of the Bugatti Veyron in 1999, and then worked in that position from the time of the first sketches until the point of launching mass production." 
  2. "Car News and reviews, videos, wallpapers, pictures, free games and more. - Top Speed :: 2011 Bugatti Veyron 1640 Super Sport". Retrieved 2010-08-08. 
  3. "''400 and Beyond''". bugatti.com. 19 April 2005. Retrieved 2012-04-09. 
  4. "Bugatti.com - Veyron 16.4 Configurator". Bugatti.com. Retrieved 2010-12-21. 
  5. "Bugatti Veyron Configurator Goes Online". AutoEvolution.com. 2010-12-15. Retrieved 2010-12-21. 

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Precedit bi
Koenigsegg CCR
Fastest road-legal production caur
(2005-2007)

408.47 km/h (253.81 mph)

Succeedit bi
SSC Ultimate Aero TT
Precedit bi
SSC Ultimate Aero TT
Fastest road-legal production caur
431.072 km/h (267.856 mph)


(2010-)

Succeedit bi
Incumbent