Car Review: “1 of 1”

Paddock magazine sniffs the seats and opens the hood of the new 2015 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse, which is the fastest roadster on our planet.

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This particular model in the images is called “1 of 1”. The design was created while collaborating with the customer himself. On of the request of the new owner was to include strong links to Bugatti’s history. There are a number of design features that are and will remain exclusive to this car only, such as the tailor-made exclusive black and yellow split, or the radiator grille in which the customer’s initials were laser cut, which was an extremely complex process.

“This Bugatti Veyron “1 of 1” model truly is an iconic car, which has set benchmarks in many respects”, said Wolfgang Dürheimer, President of Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. “In addition to the certainty of owning the world’s fastest production sports car, exclusiveness is extremely important to our customers. This is the reason that we have always placed so much focus on customisation and personalisation at Bugatti.”

Price: base price of €1.69 million + cost of customisation

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Engine type: W16 8.0 litres

Power: 1,200 hp @ 6,400 rpm (882 kW)

Torque: 1,106 lb·ft @ 3,000 – 5,000 rpm (1,500 N·m)

Induction: 4 Turbo chargers

Power to weight ratio: 0.58 hp/kg

Bore: 86 mm

Stroke: 86 mm

Fuel type: Premium

CO₂ emissions: 539 g/km

Other engines: none

Transmission: 7-speed DSG

Drivetrain: AWD

0-100 km/h: 2.6 s

Top speed: 410 km/h

Braking distance: 31.4 m

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