Bugatti officially announced the Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse World Record Car Edition, the fastest production convertible car in the world. On the test track of Ehra-Lessien of Volkswagen the Chinese racing driver Anthony Liu reached 408.84 km / h.
The Bugatti Grand Sport Vitesse World Record Convertible is a special edition of the Grand Sport Vitesse to celebrate the new record. It is equipped with the 8.0-liter W16 four turbo engine which produces 1,200 horsepower with 1.500 Nm of torque.
The additional 200 horsepower are achieved thanks to larger turbos, larger intercoolers and ECU reprogramming, while the chassis has received an upgrades to withstand the greater force. The engine is combined to a 7-speed DSG gearbox which sends power to all four wheels with the 0-100 km/h can being completed in 2.6 sec, the 0-200 km/h in 7.1 seconds with a top speed of 410 km/hour.
The car has an average consumption of 37.2 liters/100 km(although if you had the money to buy it you wouldn’t care that much about how much fuel it burns) and 867 g/km emission of CO2. It will debut next week in Shanghai and only 8 cars will be produced with a cost of 1.99+ million euros.