The 1200hp Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse

Bugatti introduces the 1200hp Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse

The famous Italian supercar builder has just announced a new trimline to their record-setting Veyron lineup, with the new 1200 horsepower Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse set to meet the world at the 82nd Geneva Motor Show next month.

The Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse (Vitesse is speed in French) is based on the topless Veyron Grand Sport but Bugatti engineers have ripped out the measly 1,001 horsepower 16 cylinder engine to make room for the 1,200 horsepower unit from the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport – the same engine set the world production speed record of 267.856 miles per hour.

The Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse packs an 8 liter engine fitted with 16 cylinders, 4 enlarged turbochargers, and ten radiators to pound out an unbelievable 1,200 horsepower. That incredible amount of power is funneled to all four wheels via a seven speed dual clutch transmission and an ultra advanced all wheel drive system that works with an electronic steering system to enhance the drivability of the Veyron at speeds above 250 miles per hour. The combination of these components in the topless Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse will give the legendary coach builder the claim of offering the world’s most powerful roadster ever. There is a better chance than not that once the open aired Grand Sport Vitesse gets into the hands of the people looking to break the 250mph barrier, the Veyron Vitesse will eventually be named the world’s fastest roadster in addition to being the most powerful.

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