Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport

It is the Targa Top version of the popular Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4.The car was launched on August 15,2008 at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.The car is a Limited Edition car with only 150 units to be produced.The car was priced at  $ 2 million.The top speed of the car is 408.47 km/h (253.81 mph).

Design:

The car is a to seater Targo Top.Targa Top means a convertible.The car has two roofs one soft roof and another hard roof.The driver can choose between the soft roof and the hard roof or can drive without the roof.But when the soft roof which is temporary is enabled the top speed of the car is limited to 130 Km/h (81 mph).With Roof down the top speed is limited to 369 km/h (229 mph).But with the hard top the car can reach 408.47 km/h (253.81 mph) the same speed as that of the Veyron coupe version.The hard top is made from glass and is transparent.Veyron Grand sport with roof open

The car has a different headlight design which looks more exotic than those on the Bugatti Veyron.The Monocoque frame used on the Veyron coupe was re conceptualized to keep the passenger safe in this convertible super sports car.Small changes to wind shield and side mirrors were made.

The car has a new set of 10 spoke alloy wheels and new color combinations.

Engine:

The engine has a W16 configuration with 8 Litre displacement.The engine produces a maximum horse power of 1006 hp (753 Kw) @ 5,500 rpm.And a 992 Nm of Torque starting from 2,200 rpm and continuing till 5,500 rpm.The engine and transmission are the same as that of the Veyron coupe.

Verdict:

The car is basically the same as the Bugatti Veyron coupe but with a higher price tag.But the convertible design and the transparent hard top and the same top speed as the Veyron Coupe makes this car to considered for buying if you have the money.And as of 2011 the Last Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4 coupe was sold out.So those who are looking for the Bugatti Veyron and not so much interested in the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport which is now the world’s fastest car can go for the Buagtti Veyron Grand Sport.

Related Posts:

1. Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4

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