Bugatti Grand Sport Vitesse shows up in official video

Article by Anita Panait, on April 16, 2012

The Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse unveiled during the 2012 Geneva Motor Show last month has been making headlines. Why not? It is one of the few cars in the world that surpass a thousand horsepower.  The Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse is powered by an 8.0-liter W16 quad-turbocharged engine that could provide up to 1,200 hp of output and 1,500 Nm of torque. 

Other supercars pale in comparison with the Grand Sport Vitesse, even its standard Grand Sport elder sibling. The Grand Sport is powered by an engine that delivers around 1,000 hp of output and 1,250 of torque – already so superbly powerful, but is definitely no match for the Grand Sport Vitesse. 

According to Bugatti, they were able to squeeze almost 200 hp more from the same engine by installing four enlarged turbochargers and intercoolers.  To handle the tremendous power brought forth by the engine, Bugatti modified the chassis of the Grand Sport Vitesse. 

The looks of the Grand Sport Vitesse is based on the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, showcasing a new front bumper and new side sills. The Grand Sport Vitesse is also fitted with the same exhaust system found on the Super Sport. 

The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport currently holds the record as the world’s fastest production car, with a speed of 431 km/h. According Bugatti President Wolfgang Dürheimer, the inspiration for developing Grand Sport Vitesse roadster was the instant success of the Super Sport.

He likewise paid tribute to Bugatti engineers whose hard work proved that the company could redefine the boundaries of what is technically feasible. With the Grand Sport Vitesse roadster having the same engine output as the Super Sport, it is hatched as the world’s fastest roadster.

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