Bugatti Veyron – The Fanatic Grand Tourer


The current generation Bugatti Veyron is a grand tourer vehicle, manufactured by the German automobile manufacturer, Bugatti Automobiles SAS, a subsidiary of Volkswagen and it has its headquarters located in Molsheim, France. The model is named after the French racing driver, Pierre Veyron, who in 1939 won the 24 hours of Le Mans, while racing for the company.

The production of the new Bugatti Veyron model was started in late 2008. Some of the models in the Veyron include Veyron 16.4, Targa, Bleu Centenaire, Veyron, Pur Sang, Sang Noir and Hermes Edition. It also has also been sold under labels like the grand sport model, and Veyron convertible.

The Bugatti Veyron 16.4 model is the most powerful model and it also happens to be the 2nd fastest car in the world. The current Veyron 16.4 model can accelerate from 0 to 100 kilo meters of speed in a time of just 2.6 seconds. The racing car is powered by W16 engine that has 16 cylinders, partitioned four cylinders in four banks. The cylinders in the engine are also fed by 4 turbo chargers. The engine in the car is mated to a dual clutch DSG computer controlled manual transmission. The engine can produce power up to 1001 hp at an angular speed of 5000 rpm and torque of 920 lb ft.

Looking at the dimensions of the Bugatti Veyron, it has the length of 175.8 inches, height of 47.5 inches and width of 1998 mm. To cool up the engine, it is supported by 10 radiators, and it comes with several high end features.