Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4 was first launched in 2005.It became the world’s fastest production car in the world from 19 th April 2005with a top speed of 253.81 mph (408.47 km/hr).Previously the world’s fastest car Koenigsegg CCR which had a top speed of 241 mph (388 km/hr).Bugatti Veyron Production was stopped in 2011.Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4 had a number of Special Edition cars in their line up.Bugatti Veyron price range starts from 1.4 million.
Bugatti Veyron is a Limited Edition car with a production run of 300 units.Veyron was Succeded by Veyron Grand Sport which is a Targa Top version of the EB 16.4 Veyron.Grand Sport had a production run of 150 units.Grand Sport Successor is Bugatti Veyron Super Sport.Super Sport has a Limited Production run of 30 cars.
Bugatti Veyron was in the top spot as World’ fastest Production car in the world until October 9,2007.SSC Ultimate Aero TT had a production run of only 10 units and was made to dethrone Veyron from the number one spot.Ultimate Aero had power output of 1,287 hp.The engine has 6.3 litre displacement and V8 configuration is used for the cylinders.The car has a theoretical top speed of 270 mph (430 km/h).
But during Ultimate Aero TT achieved a top speed of 256.18 mph (412.28 kms) less than theoretical top speed but wa enough to dethrone Bugatti Veyron EB16.4.Ultimate Aero TT was the world’s fastest car in the world till June 26,2010.
In June 26,2010 Bugatti Veyron Super Sport was launched to compete with SSC Ultimate Aero TT and regaining the title as the World’s fastest car in the world.Super Sport had reached a top speed of 267.857 mph (431.074 km/h).Bugatti Veyron Super Sport has a maximum engine output of 1200 hp while the regular Veyron had a 1001 hp power output from the engine.
The competition for the world’s fastest car doesn’t end here with SSC coming up with Tuatara a new model to compete with Bugatti Veyron Super Sport.Koenigsegg which lost to Bugatti Veyron in 2005 also launched a competitor for Bugatti in the name of Koenigsegg Agera R.
This car is made with a purpose of defeating Veyron Super Sport in Top speed the previous Ultimate Aero TT was maxed out to its full potential and SSC had to start with a clean sheet design for the Tuatara to compete against Super Sport.
The car has a 7 litre V8 engine with twin turbos.The engine produces 1,350 hp at 6,800 rpm and 102 lb-ft torque of 6,800 rpm.The engine red lines at 9,200 rpm.The car has a theoretical top speed of 276 miles per hour (444 km/hr).The weight of the car is only 1,205 kgs.
The Super Sport with its 8.0 litre engine with W16 cylinder configuration has maximum horse power of 1,200 hp.Where as the Tuatara has 1350 hp.So the Tuatara has a powerful engine with 150 hp more than Veyron Super Sport.The weight of Super Sport Veyron is 1,995 kg and the Tuatara only weighs 1,205 kgs.So Tuatara is one of the main competitors for Bugatti Veyron Super Sport.
Koenigsegg Agera R:
This car is also one of the beautiful cars of this decade.The car has beauty and muscles mixed in the design.The car has a 5 litre V8 twin turbocharged.The engine produces 1140 hp power output at 7100 rpm and produces 1000 Nm torque starting from 2700 rpm and it goes all the way to 7300 rpm.the engine redlines at 7,300 rpm.
It has 60 hp less power than the Veyron Super Sport but the car had a fastest 0-300 Km/hr speed it takes only 1.3 seconds to reach 300 kms from standstill.The previous record was of Veyron with 14.6 seconds.Teh theoretical top speed of the car is 275 mph (442.56p km/hr).The top speed was not yet verified.
With the competition for the world’s fastest production increasing will Bugatti make another Veyron to surpass the competition or will the company shift its focus on producing luxury vehicles ? what’s your take on this mention your thoughts on this in comments.