After the Guinness took the title of fastest production car to Veyron Super Sport, the Bugatti is back with new speed record. Model Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse has officially become the fastest car in the world with an open top. The Bugatti is not too shocked over the decision of Guinness Book of World Records to seize the title of the fastest in the world to model Veyron Super Sport, but have turned to new developments.
Their convertible from 2012, Vitesse Veyron Grand Sport, scored on 6 April at Volkswagen Ehra-Lessien test track in Germany speed of 408.84 km/h or 254.04 mph, which entered the annals as the fastest convertible in the world.
At the wheel was driver, Anthony Liu, and the result has officially confirmed the German organization TÜV, whose representative attended setting records. Liu boast the behavior of the car when he driving at speeds in excess of 400 km/h (240mph), while stressing his “incredible stability and comfort.” “With the roof open, you can really experience the speed and experience to hear the true sound of the engine, and even at high speeds you will not have problems with the wind,” he added.
Vitesse Veyron Grand Sport was presented at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2012. The car is powered by a 8.0-liter W16 engine that develops 1200 hp and 1500 Nm of torque. Bugatti will offer to the customers a special limited edition of 8 copies of Vitesse model whose price will be $2.6 million. The car will debut at the Shanghai Motor Show in late April 2013.