Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Review

Great celebration of the automotive world is held annually in Monterey, California. In 2009, he saw some of the vehicles most elegant, luxurious and valuable ever produced in over 100 years of motoring and the Bugatti play a significant role. The night before the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, the highlight of the event brand, known for impeccable Automotive Solutions, aesthetics and driving dynamics The second model was unveiled to the world - a unique removable roof the new Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport.

In response to customer demand, significant changes have been made to the vehicle a complex structure allows a race open, which adds a new dimension to this high-performance sports car. Contain many new and innovative safety and equipment, is the fastest and most exciting roadster in the world. It 'instantly recognizable because of its slightly higher windscreen, stylized daytime running lights, and lightweight, transparent polycarbonate roof.

The main challenge in developing the new Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport with removable roof resulted from the unique structure of the fixed-roof Bugatti Veyron. Optimum combination of rigidity and lightweight engineering ensures the monocoque passenger compartment of the original model is extremely strong while weighing an absolute minimum - is key to the vehicle structure. As the roof is an integral part of this, it meant the elimination of the load paths had to be completely redesigned to maintain the rigidity of the vehicle and the collision, and to provide additional protection from side impacts and rolling.

Consequently, a self-supporting has regained some of the side skirts and transmission tunnel. B-pillars have a cross-stiffened using a carbon fiber support, and the central carbon plate is placed under the transmission tunnel to ensure the vehicle suffers from less torsional flexing than any other roadster.

The doors of the new Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport are made of carbon fiber, and the house of an integrated longitudinal beam.

In the case of an accident, the transfer of charge from A to B-pillar, thereby spreading the impact energy. In addition, the two redesigned air intakes for the 16-cylinder mid-engine now has 10 cm wide, carbon fiber elements provide protection when deployed car.

Along with moisture-resistant, leather backstitched, several new hardware features have been added to interior design, including rear-view camera is a 2.7-inch mirror, mirror, and the "Puccini" with digital audio processor signal processing.

When the roof is closed, the Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport to reach 407 km / h, while speeds of up to 360 km / h are possible with roof. In case of rain, an innovative folding roof stored in the trunk opens like an umbrella at any time. When this folding roof is in place, the car can operate up to 130 km / h.

Assembled by hand in the company's headquarters in Strasbourg, the Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport will be available from March 2009 priced at 1.4 million euros (excluding taxes). Only 150 examples will be done with the first 50 of these going exclusively to registered Bugatti customers. The first vehicle is certain to be highly sought after, and Bugatti has decided to donate this specific vehicle to charity. Was sold to the highest bidder at the auction at Pebble Beach presented by Gooding & Company.

Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Specifications


Length: 4462 mm

Width: 1998 mm

Height, the normal position: 1204 mm

Wheelbase: 2,710 mm

Curb weight: 1968 kg

Max permissible total weight: 2280 kg

Fuel tank capacity: 100 l


Engine Type / Number of cylinders: W16

Displacement: 7993 cm3

Power: 736 kW (1001 hp) at 6000 rpm

Max Torque: 1250 Nm at 2.200 to 5.500 rpm

Transmission: 7-speed DSG

Drive: 4 wheel drive

The front axle differential with Haldex clutch, rear axle with transverse differential lock: electrical distribution


Wheel suspension: double wishbone front / rear

Front wheels: 265-680 ZR 500A Michelin Pilot Sport Pax

Rear tires: 365-710 ZR 540A Pax Michelin Pilot Sport

Tyre pressure: 3.1 bar front, the back-bar 3.1

Heights Suspension (front / rear)

Standard: 125 mm mm / 125 - For the city traffic and speeds up to 220 km / h. From 220 km / h, switches, automatic configuration of standard operating

Handling: 80 mm / 95 mm - high-speed track, driving in the countryside, or streets, or manually selectable

Maximum speed: 65 mm / 70 mm - For V-max driving (over 375 km / h), manually selected with separate key


Brake disc diameter: 400 mm front, 380 mm Rear

Disc brake equipment: carbon / ceramic / rear

Number of wheel brake cylinders: 8 front, 6 rear

Amount of brake pads: 4 front, 2 rear



Standard: 0.39

Handling: 0.42

Maximum speed: 0.36

Airbrake: 0.68

Wing / Spoiler Angle

Standard: Indra / 2 ° position of cold-

Treatment with roof: 6 ° / 27 °

Management homeless: 20 ° / 27 °

Maximum speed: 2 °

Brake adjustment: 55 ° / 27 °

Distinguishing features: hydraulic

Fuel consumption

In the city: 41.9 l/100km

Out of the city: 15.6 l/100km

Combined: 24.9 l/100 km

Fuel type: Premium unleaded 98 RON / ROZ

CO2 emissions

In the city: 999 g / km

Surrounding area: 373 g / km

Combined: 596 g / km


Maximum speed: 407 kmh


0-100 km / h: <2.7sec

0-200 km / h: 7.3 seconds

0-300 km / h: 16.7 s

Braking distance (100-0 km / h): 31.4 m

Time Shift Gearbox: <150 ms

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