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2011 Bugatti Veyron Sport


April Tax day. No matter how much you have, it is the one day that you don’t like you have enough.

when you get a refund it comes the knowledge that those fat in Washington have been it up off of the interest at your expense.

So, the was abundant that day this when I took my middle-class-at-best to one of the most hoity-toity towns in the Greenwich, Connecticut, to drive the hoity-toity car ever made, the dollar Bugatti Veyron Sport.

This isn’t a Veyron we’re talking here – a car that has with us now for over half a – the Super Sport is the ne ultra of Veyrons. The ultimate of the ultimate supercar car ever It should’ve been named the

To refresh your memory: the sped on to the scene in 2005 by quad-turbocharged W16-cylinder engine fed by two pumps that produced hp. The Super Sport has 1,200 hp, of larger turbos providing boost pressure and four pumps to keep up with it. the same amount of power in two 200 mph Bentley Continental GT Speeds, or 10 Fiestas, depending on which strata you are coming at this

All-wheel-drive remains, as does the dual-clutch automatic transmission. The visible changes are a front with larger intakes to air into some of the 10 radiators keep the mechanical parts of beast cool and the replacement of the signature aluminum roof with flush, aircraft-style ducts that reduce drag while helping the breathe. A nearly full over the formerly exposed compartment completes the exercise in

The result? A top speed of 268 mph, restores the title of World’s Production Car to the Veyron nameplate. The maximum velocity of 253 mph was surpassed in by the little-known SSC Aero as it reached 256 mph on a public road in its hometown of Richland, Washington.

Record in the Veyron take place at a test track in Ehra-Lessien, owned by Bugatti’s parent Volkswagen. I was reminded of this when I buckled into the Sport in Greenwich, a town may hold the world record for 25 mph limit signs per capita. handed the keys there is of like having a supermodel you up at an abstinence meeting.

You can complain, but you won’t.

I’d like to think it was fitting, however, as many who buy this car will never the climax of its top speed, either. they will appreciate it as a possession crafted from the fiber peeking through its lacquer– a last seconds of dark blue in this – that carries with it an air of unmatched since the invention of the

The same feeling is inspired by the where minimalist lines two passengers in restrained elegance – as as the owner has the good sense not to Carmine red over Tangerine as the combination (try out the configurator to see I mean.) Controls are simplified to the that a navigation system even available anymore. North American head of and marketing, John Hill. that customers simply want it. I imagine they a good idea where are going when they the Veyron out for a spin.

Turn the press the console mounted button and you’re met with a that is literally like no because there has never an engine like this Over-engineering never sounded so Tap the gear selector into however, and a funny thing not much.

Don’t go out of your way to make it and the Super Sport is as docile as a VW Unlike supercars of old that to be tamed every second are in motion, this one is more a championship thoroughbred that’s been broken by your trainer. But put the spurs to it, and prepare to your buttocks.

Find a stretch of road to mash the on and you initiate a war between the drivetrain and the set of custom Michelin tires armistice terms negotiated by an control system that the Treaty of Versaille look a bro hug. Each full-throttle sends a shockwave through the that’s punctuated by a pop from the of turbos letting off steam and a second of blurred vision. isn’t just the world’s production car, it’s the quickest.

Fight the urge to your right foot and you’ll nevertheless find you are going faster than is and much faster than you that you were. Relative to its top a Super Sport traveling at 100 mph as well be parked.

It’s the same through where double-digit mph have or no effect on the reworked suspension. New dampers and stabilizer bars are at increasing the Super Sport’s capabilities, but also manage to up bumps better than the model. Something I’m lucky to know, first hand .

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economy? I’ll pretend I hear that. Let’s put it this way: at top speed the 26 gas tank will empty in 12 minutes, but the tires will self-destruct in half that so, as a reminder that even are subjects of the nanny state, all but special edition Super come with a 258 mph limiter.

faster than any other but just short of the golden

(Don’t worry, I know a guy can take care of that for

Bugatti has limited total of the Veyron to just 300 units, the 30 of which were set to be Super sold at a price of around million, but I’m told the run will be extended to the final 40 cars. to my clueless self, the deadline to taxes was also extended year to April 18th. really matter, I still afford either of them.

a crate of tea when you need it?

Bugatti Veyron Super

Approx. Price: $2.8

Type: 2-passenger coupe

Quad-turbocharged W16-cylinder

Power: hp, 1106 lb-ft torque

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