Taking a walk in the sun, feeling the air in the face in a car valued at more than 1.5 million euros is not available to everyone. Only 150 lucky can enjoy that ride the wheel of a Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport , one of the most expensive cars in the world and today we present to our blog dedicated to luxury .
Because of the extraordinary size of its engine, to make the Veyron in convertible it has opted for a rigid plastic roof that off and on manually , which can not carry inside the vehicle.
Its engine is the same as in previous versions , e.g. a 16 cylinders located on W (two blocks of 8 cylinders in V) with 64 total valves, direct injection, 4 turbochargers, 2 inter cooler, a displacement of 7,993 cc and power declared of 1,001 CV . The motor position is longitudinal back, hence the impossibility of mounting a roof and fold within the body.
It has four – wheel drive and an automatic DSG dual clutch gearbox with seven gears. It reaches a top speed of 407 Km. / H covered , in open – top mode “only” reaches 360 km . / h.
I know what you’re wondering, what would happen to the car if it rains ?, Bugatti Veyron has equipped the GS with roof auxiliary canvas which is stored in the trunk and resembles an umbrella . But be careful with it installed can not exceed 130 km. / H.
Bugatti has been forced to reinforce certain parts of the car by bars and plates, others such as air intakes to the engine positioned just above the two seats are larger, all to fulfill a function, protect rollover. Reinforcements have increased the car ‘s weight by 80 kg., Which gives a total weight of 2,043 kilograms.
The chassis of the Bugatti Veyron is made overwhelmingly of carbon fiber . However suspension is made of aluminum and can be positioned at three different heights according to the driving is more or less sporting. By choosing any of them also we vary the position of the rear wing as both suspension and wing, work together. Said spoiler not only helps us to go faster if not in case of sudden braking at high speeds changes its position by offering greater resistance to air creating a parachute effect that helps to stop the vehicle.
Monta Michelin Pax tires designed for facing a sudden loss of pressure the tire will not separate from the rim and allow filming for a few kilometers. As parking aid, Bugatti has installed a rear camera whose image is reflected in a small 2.7 – inch monitor installed in the rearview mirror. Tapestry Veyron Grand Sport is resistant to moisture.