Overview of Bugatti Veyron Super Sport
Bugatti Veyron Super Sport is the most powerful version/edition of Veyron, manufactured by Bugatti in Molsheim, France. This fast car, also known as Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport is the successor to Bugatti Veyron 16.4 and was named after the racing car driver Pierre Veyron.
Design and Development
The Special Edition of Bugatti Veyron was designed in Germany by the famous Volkswagen Group comprising of various best designers each being assigned the different duties.
The exterior was designed by famous designer Jozef Kabaň, with much of the technical work being conducted under the guidance of intelligent chief engineer Wolfgang Schreiber.
The sound system was designed and manufactured by the Burmester Audio system.
All the different designers were headed by the chief designer Hartmut Warkuß and everyone was to report to him. This lead to the creation of superior-subordinate relationships.
When Volkswagen obtained the Bugatti in 1998, it had an aim to create the fastest production car in the world and Bugatti Veyron Super Sport attained this goal.
The Veyron Super Sport received the title of the world’s fastest production car by reaching a top speed of 268 miles per hour at Volkswagen’s Ehra-Lessein test track in 2010.
According to Guinness World Record, the SSC Ultimate Aero achieved the title of the fastest production car in the world in 2007, timed at 256.14 mile per hour. In 2010, Bugatti took their title.– Guinness
Later, Hennessey Venom GT broke the Bugatti’s record in 2014 by attaining a top speed of 270 miles per hour at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida.
Although Bugatti’s top speed record was dethroned by Hennessey GT it still ranks in the list of the top ten fastest cars in the world.
Specifications of Bugatti Veyron Super Sport
|Production||2010-2011; 30 units produced|
|Designer||Hartmut Warkuß, Jozef Kabaň|
|Engine||8.0-liter quad-turbocharged W16 engine|
|Transmission||7-speed direct-shift transmission|
|Power||1184 horsepower @ 6000 RPM|
|Torque||1500 Nm of torque @ 3000-5000 RPM|
|Weight||4052 lbs (1838 kg)|
|Predecessor||Bugatti Veyron 16.4|
|Fuel consumption||City: 37.2 liters per 100 km (6.32 mpg)|
Highway: 14.9 liters per 100 km (15.8 mpg)
Combined: 23.1 liters per 100 km (10.18 mpg)
The Bugatti Veyron super sport is powered by an 8.0-liter quad-turbocharged W16 engine generating the enormous 1184 horsepower @ 6000 RPM and 1500 Nm of torque @ 3000-5000 RPM.
This Veyron’s special edition produces 197 more horsepower than a regular version of Veyron.
Bugatti EB Veyron 16.4 Super Sport is powered by a 7-speed direct-shift transmission.
So, to ensure the safety and stability of both the vehicle and driver, this hyper car is designed expertly and perfectly. So, it can achieve maximum effectiveness and efficiency.
The air travel over the bonnet and windshield, then moving down the long roof and finally diverted by the spoilers.
Some of the air get diverted into a pair of front air vents and splitters.
The interior of the Veyron 16.4 Super Sport is not like the concept cars such as Rimac C2, Renault Trezor, etc. In these concept cars, designers make the interior and functionality complex by adding an ample number of buttons.
But it’s very simple in the Bugatti Veyron Supersport. Bugatti didn’t add any large number of complex buttons.
It is accompanied by diamond-tufted leather seats making the seats perfect looking and comfortable for the driver and passengers.
The Veyron 16.4 Super Sport costs $2.7 million and weighs 4052 lbs with the wheelbase of 106.7 inches.
Performance of Bugatti Veyron Super Sport
|Top speed||268 mph (431 kph)|
|0-60 mph (0-96.6 kph)||2.4 seconds|
|0-100 mph (0-160 kph)||6.7 seconds|
|Quarter mile||9.7 seconds|
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport can accelerate 0-60 mph (0-96.6 kph) in just 2.4 seconds, 0-100 mph (0-160 kph) in 6.7 seconds, and a quarter-mile in 9.7 seconds.
Production of Bugatti Veyron Super Sport
The production cycle of the Veyron 16.4 Super Sport was between 2010 and 2011 with a limited number of units produced. Only 30 units of the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport were produced. Although the top speed of this supercar is 268 mph it was electronically limited to 258 mph.
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