Bugatti Veyron Super Sport dimensions
Latest model: Bugatti Veyron Super Sport (2011)
Length: 175.7 (in) = 4463 (mm)
Width: 78.7 (in) = 1999 (mm)
Height: 46.9 (in) = 1191 (mm)
Compare Bugatti Veyron Super Sport dimensions to: Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport, Nissan GT-R
Bugatti Veyron Super Sport details:
On a beautiful sunny day at 25 degrees the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport achieved a new landspeed world record for production vehicles, on the proving grounds of the Volkswagen Group at Ehra-lessien (nearby its headquarters at Wolfsburg). In the presence of the German Technical Inspection Agency (tüv) and a representative of Guinness Book of Records the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport achieved an average top speed of 431 km/h.
Saturday, 2 pm - Bugatti's Pilote Officiel Pierre Henri Raphanel puts his helmet and gloves on, pulls the security belts tight whilst the developers check the vehicle a very last time: tyre pressure, temperature, all systems go. Then the orange black Bugatti Veyron Super Sport crosses the light barrier, from now on the time will be taken, within one hour the vehicle has to drive from South to North and then in the opposite direction. No one but the driver is allowed to touch the vehicle during this time. The tension rises. A few minutes later we can hear from the left side the audio of a starting jumbo jet coming closer towards us. First we perceive the headlights of the Veyron, then we can recognize the shape of the vehicle, a loud wooosh…. and Raphanel dashes in top speed past us. The Gps-tachometer stops at 427, 933 km/h. Now the same procedure from the opposite direction. This time the vehicle reaches 434211, km/h. As average top speed the representatives of the Tüvand Guinness generate a value of 431072, km/h (268 mph). This even hit Bugatti's engineering team by surprise.
We took it that we would reach an average value of 425 km/h, explains Bugatti's chief engineer Dr. Wolfgang Schreiber, but the conditions today were ideal and allowed even more.