The Bugatti Veyron is a mid-engine sports car manufactured and marketed by the German car manufacturer Volkswagen Group and Bugatti from 2005 to 2015. Volkswagen's chief technical officer, Wolfgang Schreiber, oversaw the majority of the engineering for the Veyron, while chief designer Hartmut Warkuß and exterior designer Jozef Kaba worked on the vehicle. Burmester Audiosysteme was commissioned to create the audio system for the Veyron. Using the Veyron 16.4 Configurator tool on Bugatti's official website, customers can choose their exterior and interior colors from December 2010.
History of the Bugatti Veyron
Volkswagen AG officially became Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. in May 1998 after purchasing the trademark and logo rights from the original Bugatti company. The automaker swiftly unveiled a set of concept cars, culminating in the technologically advanced Veyron 16.4, to replace the EB 110 model manufactured under the previous ownership.
Bugatti Veyron (2005–2011)
It was the first production vehicle with more than 1,000 horsepower and cost an arm and a leg. The Bugatti Veyron from 2005 was an absolute monster on the road, but it was also the fastest automobile in the world at the time. After the Volkswagen Group's Audi division purchased the Bugatti name, the company set out to create the world's most incredible supercar. In fact, it did when a Veyron showed up. It was a technical marvel, with its gigantic bodywork, immense power, and unique quad-turbo on a W16 engine. True uniqueness in any car might be found in its shortened front end and combined greenhouse and engine compartment.
Ricardo, a British company, specializing in Formula One transmissions, built a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission for the car, but the 1001-horsepower engine was the highlight.
Bugatti Veyron Super Sport (2010–2011)
The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, introduced in 2010 at the Monterey Motorsports Reunion, was the world's fastest production car. In response to requests from existing customers, Bugatti created a limited run of just 30 Veyron Super Sports. Aside from its increased power, the new model differed from the standard Veyron by approximately 20%, including new features such as a new gearbox's technology, a new suspension, an aero kit, new tires, new wheels, and upgraded brakes, among many others. Because of the importance of proper cooling for such a potent engine, the front end had been reworked to increase airflow to the radiators. The Super Sport got a new twin diffuser at the back to match the new exhaust. With an additional 200 horsepower added to its engine, the Super Sport model's overall output of 1200 horsepower is just incomprehensible.
Bugatti Veyron Super Sport (2012–2015)
After introducing the Bugatti 16.4 Super Sport, the company began fielding inquiries about the possibility of developing a drop-top variant of the 1,200-hp hypercar. Bugatti displayed the solution at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. When converting a closed-top vehicle to an open-top one, removing the roof without the side pillars is the quickest method. If you did that, the automobile would become a Targa. The lack of a link between the A-pillar and the B-pillar meant it needed reinforcement. And it has to be strongly strengthened when a 16-cylinder engine in the back pushes out 1200 hp. The Bugatti Type 37 A, a roadster released in 1929, served as inspiration for the Grand Sport Vitesse. The Bugatti's half-doors and the high rear end brought the cabin to the driver's shoulder level. Because the 2012 limited edition model's engine was located in the trunk, Bugatti raised that number even further. The security arches were housed in a double-bulge on the engine compartment lid, which also contributed to the car's smooth aerodynamics.
Production of Bugatti Veyron
There have been 405 automobiles manufactured and distributed to customers worldwide as of August 6, 2014, with orders placed for another 30. As of the end of 2015, Bugatti had reportedly produced 300 coupés and 150 roadsters. Over a period of more than ten years, 450 vehicles were manufactured. At the Geneva Motor Show (5–15 March 2015), the Grand Sport Vitesse was the last of its kind to be produced and was on exhibit under the name "La Finale" (The Last One).
In 2014, Bugatti sold the Bugatti Veyron with a starting manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) of $1,914,000, which is around $2,394,529 in 2022.
Features of the Bugatti Veyron
The two-tone appearance of the Bugatti Veyron is complemented with bumpers that are just as stylish. The rear glass and windscreen have been swept back to provide the driver with unobstructed views. The car's 20-inch alloy wheels make it look even more luxurious. The open-air styling of the grand sport variant has been updated. A tinted polycarbonate roof, sleek daytime running lights, and a more upright windscreen are just a few of the upgrades.
The Bugatti Veyron's leather-wrapped, EB-stamped steering wheels are a nice touch. The initials EB refer to Bugatti's founder, Ettore Bugatti. Seats are upholstered in full-grain napa leather; nearly all interior components are coated in carbon fiber. The lumbar support is incredibly relaxing, and the hand-stitched leather protects against moisture and lengthens the life of the chairs. Air quality control, front seats, automatic climate control, height-adjustable seat belts, a 2.7-inch display, parking sensors, and a reverse camera are a few of the other notable features of this vehicle.
Bugatti released the Bugatti Veyron from 2005 until 2015. Bugatti released the last Veyron ever made in 2015, and it's fittingly dubbed "La Finale" after breaking speed records worldwide for ten years.