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Bugatti Veyron: $8.3m, 1100kW Super Sport-based hypercar rumoured

An even more extreme version of the 895kW, 431km/h Bugatti Veyron Super Sport has been rumoured for a 2014 release, as a final version of the hyper bug. Believed to be 200kg lighter than the Super Sport, produce up to 1103kW of power (1500bhp) and be capable of hitting 450km/h, inside sources told Autocar the French company is eager to produce a version of the Bugatti that is “a fantasy in terms of its performance”...

Bugatti Veyron gold wrapped for US rapper Flo Rida

Some people are never satisfied. And this gold-wrapped $2.7 million Bugatti Veyron is one of the best examples of this. Wrapped in gold-chrome vinyl by Metro Wrapz in Hollywood for US rapper Flo Rida, this 736kW/1250Nm Bugatti Veyron can not only reach 100km/h in less than 2.5 seconds, it can do it while looking this ridiculous...

Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse world record run: video

French supercar manufacturer Bugatti has released a video of the world record run by its new Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse – the world's fastest roadster. The Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse clocked a top speed of 408.84km/h at Volkswagen's Ehra-Lessien proving ground several weeks ago to claim the record. Bugatti will build eight units of the 883kW/1500Nm quad-turbocharged 8...

Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse World Record Car Edition revealed

  The Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse World Record Car Edition has debuted at the Shanghai auto show, hot on the heels of the roadster's record-breaking speed run earlier this month. Bugatti will build just eight of the special edition Veyrons to celebrate the car’s 408.84km/h top speed, achieved with 29-year-old Chinese entrepreneur and race driver Anthony Liu behind the wheel...

Bugatti Veyron: Guinness reinstates world's fastest production car record

  The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport has been reinstated as the fastest production car in the world after Guinness World Records overturned its controversial decision to strip the car of its title. Earlier this month, Guinness World Records announced the Veyron's record was invalid after an investigation uncovered that the speed limiter of the car that set the new top speed had been deactivated...

Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse: world's fastest roadster at 408.84km/h

After being stripped of its title as the world's fastest production car by Guinness World Records, Bugatti has fired back with yet another landmark record – and this time, it's official. The Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse has been officially crowned as the world's fastest roadster, recording a speed of 408.84km/h...

Volkswagen commercial vehicles boss to head up Bentley, Bugatti

Bentley and Bugatti will have a new CEO effective September 1 when Dr Wolfgang Schreiber takes control of both brands from current CEO Wolfgang Duerheimer. Schreiber (pictured below), 54, will jump ship to Bentley and Bugatti from his current position as commercial vehicles chief at Volkswagen, while Durheimer, 53, will move into a new role at Audi heading technical development...

Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse specifications revealed

Bugatti has released the technical data of its all-new Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse, confirming the French hypercar is the quickest and most powerful – and least fuel efficient – convertible in the world. Unveiled at the 2012 Geneva motor show, the 4.5m Veyron Vitesse inherits the enhanced quad-turbocharged W16 engine from the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport...

Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse confirmed for Geneva

Bugatti will unleash the most powerful roadster in the world at next month’s Geneva motor show when the French supercar manufacturer launches the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse. The Grand Sport Vitesse (which means ‘speed’ in French) combines the ultimate performance enhancements of the Super Sport coupe with the open-top appeal of the conventional Grand Sport convertible...

Transmission deal could pave way for Bugatti Veyron 'Super Grand Sport'

The Bugatti Veyron appears set to live on for two more years, with the hypercar’s transmission supplier confirming a contract extension with the French manufacturer. The two-year deal almost certainly means Bugatti is working a new variant of the Veyron, which first hit the market in conventional coupe form seven years ago...

Insurance company sues owner following Bugatti Veyron crash

You may recall the video below that went viral in 2009. It showed the owner of a Bugatti Veyron unbelievably driving his car straight into a lake. It was followed by a video that showed the car being extracted from the river by a tow truck driver. At the time, everybody assumed it was a devastating accident...