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The Worlds Fastest, Most Powerful and Expensive Road Car The World Has Ever See

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Why did Volkswagen create the $1 million Bugatti Veyron? ? Because it could. This time I would say damned [glow=red,2,300]F A S T[/glow].

In this case it started happening in 1998...

"It wasn't really a project, in the strictest sense,...Everyone was just fiddling around."

By 2003, however, the fiddling had stopped and a team of 100 engineers had turned serious.

Bugatti managed to meet the chairman's goal by melding two V-8s, four camshafts, 64 valves, and four turbochargers into a titanium-laced W-16 engine,...

Did I happen to mention that it does zero to 60 in 2.4 seconds? That you can give a McLaren F1 (the previous fastest road car) a head start to 120 mph and still beat it to 200? That hitting the gas is akin to being punched in the chest by Evander Holyfield?

The stereo system alone costs $30K. At top speed the car will drain its gas tank in 12 minutes. The engine has 3,700 parts, and its tachometer goes to 11,001.

Bugatti engineers shredded 57 transmissions before perfecting a dual-clutch all-wheel-drive system capable of transferring the Veyron's enormous horsepower to the road. Michelin was forced to invent a massive road tire able to survive potholes at 252 mph. Wind resistance at such speeds is so severe it takes 500 horses to overcome it; the Veyron uses the remaining 501 horses simply to keep moving down the freeway.

Since vehicles topping 200 mph tend to go airborne, the Veyron shifts shape, deploying a blunt spoiler and mammoth air wing that adjust their angles based on speed. Jam the brakes at 125 mph or more and the wing morphs into an air brake, like landing flaps on a fighter jet.

To the left of the driver's seat is a second key slot, which when turned engages the car's "top speed mode" -- defined by Bugatti as anything above 235 mph.

In the five seconds or so that it takes to reach triple digits, the sucker-punched sensation fades and is replaced by something akin to having your lungs tugged out of your body through your back. Surroundings begin to blur, with trees, bridges, road signs, and other motorists dissolving into a single watercolor stripe.

As it happens, only two Veyrons had made it Stateside, one of which was under glass in the showroom. And I was behind the wheel of the other, which meant that at that moment I was the fastest person on the road in all of America, utterly untouchable by civilians and authorities alike.

http://www.cnn.com/2006/AUTOS/09/15/bugatti_veyron.biz2/index.html

http://grouper.com/video/MediaDetails.aspx?id=1691503

I wish I had this guys job!  :evil6:

http://video.yahoo.com/video/play?ei=UTF-8&p=Bugatti+Veyron&b=0&oid=8f10903e58f04e6c&rurl=video.yahoo.com&vdone=http%3A%2F%2Fvideo.yahoo.com%2Fvideo%2Fsearch%3Fei%3DUTF-8%26p%3DBugatti%2BVeyron

Here it is stealing a girl from Tom Cruise??

http://video.yahoo.com/video/play?ei=UTF-8&p=Bugatti+Veyron&b=1&oid=769fbf8d053db5ce&rurl=www.ifilm.com&vdone=http%3A%2F%2Fvideo.yahoo.com%2Fvideo%2Fsearch%3Fei%3DUTF-8%26p%3DBugatti%2BVeyron

Having a little fun with some big boys.

http://videos.streetfire.net/video/170156FA-22BA-4942-9378-983300637106.htm

Finally the link to other films where I got those.

http://video.yahoo.com/video/search?p=Bugatti+Veyron&x=42&y=20

Some of those video's were too long for satelite. It timed out a few times.

One more item I picked up from one of the video's. 252 - 0 mph in 10 seconds.  :shocked: You would be with me if you just said WTF??  :-P

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One was at the body shop in AURORA IL and yes i work there  :2funny:

Then you are very lucky. According to what I read and watched, they are only building 9. And only 2 have made the US as of yet. One was put under galss immediately. And the other has been test driven. So very lucky. Should have taken some pics. They might actually be worth something some day.  :grin2:

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Maybe the owner knew someone there. I know a 1.4 million dollar car would not see any normal body shop, the guy would be a specialist. So that might be it. So what else comes through that shop? Must be a nice shop.

I wonder how long it would take to order a fender for one.  :2funny: Uhh...  :icon_scratch: we will get back to you on that one.

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Maybe the owner knew someone there. I know a 1.4 million dollar car would not see any normal body shop, the guy would be a specialist. So that might be it. So what else comes through that shop? Must be a nice shop.

I wonder how long it would take to order a fender for one.  :2funny: Uhh...  :icon_scratch: we will get back to you on that one.

6 months $500,000

thanks for ordering from Volkswagen

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