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Monday, March 10, 2008

"16.4" as in 16 cylinders and 4 turbos!

Truly an amazing vehicle and currently the most impressive automotive engineering feat of our time.

some stats:
$1.2 million+ : 8.0 w16 quad turbo : 7 speed dual clutch : 987 hp @ 6000rpm : 922 lb-ft @ 2200rpm : 0-60 in 2.4 sec : 1/4 mile in 10.2 sec @ 142 mph : top speed of 253 mph

Here's a great article from Autocar really putting the capabilities of the Veyron into perspective.

If you just can't get enough here are two more, more conventional 'road test' articles:
The much respected Jeremy Clarkson speaks from the digital pages of
Winding Road article compares the Bugatti with the ubiquitous McLaren F1; the previous automotive engineering feat of our time.

And if you want even more...

Bugatti Veyron vs. McLaren SLR and then vs. Audi R8

'dream garage'


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