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has been fine-tuned to improve aerodynamic efficiency and maintain perfect
balance in every situation, while the new fiber structure of the all-carbon
monocoque ensures maximum torsion rigidity and passive safety at reduced weight.
The skin is made entirely of carbon-fiber composites, and the new Bugatti Veyron
16.4 Super Sport is available in 100 per-cent clear-lacquered exposed carbon on
Every detail of this car, and not
just its use of advanced motor sport technology, harks back to the pioneering
spirit of company founder Ettore Bugatti.
This brilliant designer came
from a family of artists, and his philosophy was always to combine mechanical
perfection and exterior beauty. This ethos remains alive and well at the
company, and the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport is wholly unmistakable, with
every external modification serving to coax greater performance from the car.
The Super Sport's flat, elongated silhouette is immediately recognizable.
The 16-cylinder engine gets its air from two NACA ducts set into the roof,
rather than from scoops above the engine. The front air intakes have been
expanded and reshaped, with the lower one extending elegantly around the sides
to the wheel arch. The revised back looks sportier due to the double diffuser
and a centrally arranged exhaust system.
Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. has sold 260 Veyrons and 35 Grand Sports by now, of
which 249 Veyrons and 22 Grand Sports had been delivered. The Super Sport will
begin production this autumn at Molsheim along with the Veyron and the Grand
Sport. The first five cars known as the World Record Edition are in a special
black exposed carbon and orange finish and have already been sold.
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport will appear for the first time in public in
California at the Pebble Beach Concours weekend in mid-August and will be
featured at The Quail, Monterey
Historic Races at Laguna Seca and on the
concept lawn of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport: Photo Gallery, Review (1/2) and Specifications