Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport. The Bugatti Veyron is (still) the world’s fastest production car, having just wrested the crown from itself in a successful world record attempt.
Production versions of the Super Sport will have their top speed electronically limited to 258 mph.
Had a model been especially popular or highly successful in races, Ettore Bugatti’s customers often pushed the master to tease out of the engine a few horsepower more for their future car.
Bugatti Automobiles had been in a similar situation when their existing customers asked the company to not only design their second model optically differently but to also create a version with a sportier and more extreme driving experience.
The result is a car with a uniquely high performance of 1,200-hp (882 kW) offering experienced drivers a whole new dimension of excitement, with a maximum torque of 1,500 Newton metres and a limited top speed of 415 km/h (to protect the tyres) but, the technique of the Super Sport is identical to the record car. The first five Super Sports to come off the production line will constitute a special series of their own, with the same configuration as the landspeed record car.