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Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4
Bugatti Veyron 16.4
ManufacturerBugatti Automobiles S.A.S.
AssemblyMolsheim, Alsace, Fraunce
DesignerHartmut Warkuß; Jozef Kabaň[1]
Bouk an chassis
ClessSports caur
LayootLongitudinal mid-ingine,
permanent 4WD
Transmission7-speed DSG sequential
Wheelbase2,710 mm (106.7 in)
Lenth4,462 mm (175.7 in)
Weenth1,998 mm (78.7 in)
Hicht1,159 mm (45.6 in)
Crib wecht1,888 kg (4,162 lb)
PredecessorBugatti EB110

The Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4 is a rear mid-ingined Supercaur. The Super Sport version wis 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 telly 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]

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  1. "Staff change at Škoda Auto design department" (Press release). Škoda-Auto.com. 12 October 2007. Archived frae the original on 8 October 2008. 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 8 August 2010.
  3. "''400 and Beyond''". bugatti.com. 19 Apryle 2005. Archived frae the original on 11 October 2007. Retrieved 9 Apryle 2012.
  4. "Bugatti.com - Veyron 16.4 Configurator". Bugatti.com. Archived frae the original on 30 December 2010. Retrieved 21 December 2010.
  5. "Bugatti Veyron Configurator Goes Online". AutoEvolution.com. 15 December 2010. Retrieved 21 December 2010.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Precedit bi
Koenigsegg CCR
Fastest road-legal production caur

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)


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