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Fly With Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport The Most Expensive Car In The World!
Auto Slug ^ | 1 Apr 2011 | Usha Bhavani

Posted on 04/04/2011 5:13:37 PM PDT by mandaladon

For most people a $30,000 car is out of reach, while others don’t think twice about spending three or four times more on a ride. But even those enthusiasts may not be interested in signing the checks when faced with the price tag that the glamorous Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4 Super Sport comes with. This is the most expensive car in the world as of 2011, and is obviously bought by people who don’t flicker an eyelid in any economy.

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport

So many super cars come and go, all claiming to be the fastest. But even five years after the original version came out; Bugatti Veyron remains the most powerful and the fastest car in the world today, and not just the most expensive car. It defines luxury and of course a fat bank account. I can only imagine, but I’m sure nothing can beat the pleasure of cruising around in the legendary 1,200 horsepower Super Car, the Bugatti Veyron.

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PhotobucketBugatti Veyron Super Sport Costs $2,600,000 and Reaches Speeds of 258 mph.......A little expensive for me!!!
1 posted on 04/04/2011 5:13:44 PM PDT by mandaladon
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To: mandaladon
Photobucket...Mean looking machine!!!
2 posted on 04/04/2011 5:15:49 PM PDT by mandaladon (PalinGenesis)
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To: mandaladon

But how many miles to the gallon does it get? *\;^)


3 posted on 04/04/2011 5:15:54 PM PDT by sionnsar (IranAzadi|5yst3m 0wn3d-it's N0t Y0ur5:SONY|http://pure-gas.org|Must be a day for changing taglines)
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To: sionnsar
But how many miles to the gallon does it get? *\;^)

Doesn't matter. Get that little puppy up to 250 mph and you can coast a long way after you run out of gas.

4 posted on 04/04/2011 5:20:05 PM PDT by umgud
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To: sionnsar

You mean gallons to the mile?


5 posted on 04/04/2011 5:21:03 PM PDT by Humble Servant
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To: mandaladon

So when the “electric” version of the Veyron due out?
Oh, hell, never mind...


6 posted on 04/04/2011 5:24:10 PM PDT by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: mandaladon

So when the “electric” version of the Veyron due out?
Oh, hell, never mind...


7 posted on 04/04/2011 5:24:25 PM PDT by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: mandaladon

There’s a video on YouTube in which a pro takes the Bugatti up to 400 kph (258.5 mph) and holds it there on some kind of track or autobahn. Once he gets it 400, he says “at this speed, the tires will overheat in 12 minutes” or something on that order.


8 posted on 04/04/2011 5:25:14 PM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: mandaladon

That’s a lot of money for a VW.


9 posted on 04/04/2011 5:25:18 PM PDT by Drill Thrawl (I can haz CW2 now?)
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To: mandaladon

If Obama tried ti drive this beast he wouldn’t last more than a mile or two before the crashed! Bambi, here are the keys!


10 posted on 04/04/2011 5:26:24 PM PDT by WellyP
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To: mandaladon

I’m my younger days i hit 149 in my Supra turbo a few times.
Car and Driver stated top speed of 149 so i had to find out.
Yup, 149 on the dot redlined in 5th gear.
Scary as hell.
Thinking back what a frigging idiot i was....


11 posted on 04/04/2011 5:29:29 PM PDT by mowowie
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To: mandaladon

Defiantly droolworthy, and even “Captain Slow” took it to it’s limit in Germany. On the want list...


12 posted on 04/04/2011 5:29:29 PM PDT by thoolou ("I may have invented it, but Bill made it famous." - David Bradley, inventor of Ctrl-Alt-Del)
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To: mandaladon

Even if I had vast amounts of money, I couldn’t see buying a car like this. It’s a little too ‘look at me!!’.

Come to think of it- the more money I had, the less I’d want to look like it- the more invisible I’d want to be.


13 posted on 04/04/2011 5:31:00 PM PDT by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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To: mandaladon
Swim with Bugatti!


14 posted on 04/04/2011 5:32:21 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: mandaladon

I’ll wait for the Volkswagon Veyron kit car.


15 posted on 04/04/2011 5:33:29 PM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: mandaladon
I can only imagine, but I’m sure nothing can beat the pleasure of cruising around in the legendary 1,200 horsepower Super Car, the Bugatti Veyron.

Really? Nothing?

I don't care how amazing this car is, I can think of lots of things more pleasurable.

16 posted on 04/04/2011 5:36:32 PM PDT by Bubba Ho-Tep ("More weight!"--Giles Corey)
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To: Nervous Tick

Can barely make out the plates...TEXAS...Geesh...This happened right down the freeway from our nieghborhood...

That WAS a nice car...


17 posted on 04/04/2011 5:37:13 PM PDT by stevie_d_64 (I'm jus' sayin')
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To: Steely Tom

you’d travel 51.6 miles in that 12 minutes.


18 posted on 04/04/2011 5:39:38 PM PDT by AFreeBird
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To: mandaladon

Click the picture to see how it happened.

19 posted on 04/04/2011 5:40:47 PM PDT by ccmay (Too much Law; not enough Order.)
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To: mandaladon

Does it come with a towing package?


20 posted on 04/04/2011 5:41:08 PM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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To: mowowie

135 in a 72 Catalina. It took the whole road and about 5 minutes to get there.


21 posted on 04/04/2011 5:42:17 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Nervous Tick
Great minds think alike.

I heard the peckerwood tow truck driver did more damage than the crash.

-ccm

22 posted on 04/04/2011 5:42:31 PM PDT by ccmay (Too much Law; not enough Order.)
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To: mowowie; umgud

We use to “peg” (the needle stopping post on the speedometer) a friends ‘63 vet. The peg was about 5-7 mph beyond the 160 mark. You’re right that on the how did we live part? Run over a snake, turtle, skunk, armadillo, anything and we would have been bye-bye.

We actually did run out of gas 2.5 miles out of town and coasted into the station.

Ah, to be ignorant and not have the “What could happen if I did this?” perspective.

A “Spirited driver”


23 posted on 04/04/2011 5:49:13 PM PDT by Texaspeptoman (Even cannibals get fed-up with people sometimes...!)
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To: sionnsar

At 250 MPH you have 21 minutes of fuel.


24 posted on 04/04/2011 5:50:29 PM PDT by mad_as_he$$
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To: mowowie

I have gone 190 in a Countach. I would do it again in a minute.


25 posted on 04/04/2011 5:52:22 PM PDT by mad_as_he$$
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To: mowowie

1) Stick or auto?

I’m glad you lived to tell the tale, but many youts are ignant. Try not to feel too bad.


26 posted on 04/04/2011 5:53:33 PM PDT by ROTB (Sans Christian revival, we are government slaves, or nuked by China/Russia when we revolt.)
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To: Nervous Tick

That deal made me want to puke.


27 posted on 04/04/2011 5:53:49 PM PDT by mad_as_he$$
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To: Texaspeptoman
We use to “peg” (the needle stopping post on the speedometer) a friends ‘63 vet. The peg was about 5-7 mph beyond the 160 mark.

I'd hate to pay that speeding ticket today.

28 posted on 04/04/2011 5:56:13 PM PDT by umgud
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To: mandaladon

Go see the videos on Youtube of this sucker rocketing.....just jaw-dropping.


29 posted on 04/04/2011 5:57:59 PM PDT by RightOnline
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To: mowowie

What year Supra Turbo? (almost forgot)


30 posted on 04/04/2011 5:57:59 PM PDT by ROTB (Sans Christian revival, we are government slaves, or nuked by China/Russia when we revolt.)
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To: mandaladon

Wonder what Geico would charge for insurance?


31 posted on 04/04/2011 5:57:59 PM PDT by upchuck (Think you know hardship? Wait till the dollar is no longer the world's reserve currency.)
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To: mowowie

I did 130+ in my Renault. Wow.


32 posted on 04/04/2011 6:01:00 PM PDT by irishtenor (Everything in moderation, however, too much whiskey is just enough... Mark Twain)
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To: irishtenor

Not saying how fast, but I have driven our Porsche way over 100 MPH. The thing just FLIES!


33 posted on 04/04/2011 6:09:19 PM PDT by NEBO (Hitler, Che, and Stalin would be so jealous of Obama!)
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To: mandaladon

SWEEEEET!!!!

Catch me if you can.


34 posted on 04/04/2011 6:14:07 PM PDT by Vendome ("Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it anyway")
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To: mowowie
Ha. Waaaaaaay back in the day, our local mayor happened to be out of town on business, and he had the poor judgment to leave Junior in charge of the royal estate. My buddy lived two doors down, knew the family, and borrowed the keys to Mayor McJingle-Pocket's Mercedes one evening. Near the end of the hillbilly rocket ride, we took this fine piece of German engineering down a long, steep mountain freeway off-ramp, pegged at 105. And there was a 90 degree bender just before the stop sign, which we arrived at on two wheels. The Wranglers I was wearing that night had to be disposed of as hazardous material, as they were too toxic to be cleaned in a standard washing machine.

I was such a bad boy in my youth sometimes. And I'm not sure the statute of limitations has run out on some of it.

"But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: for men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away, for his name is Obama."

35 posted on 04/04/2011 6:15:09 PM PDT by Viking2002 (RELEASE THE KRAKEN!!!!!!)
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To: mandaladon

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4NJmB1F2mdE


36 posted on 04/04/2011 6:16:08 PM PDT by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: mowowie
I’m my younger days i hit 149 in my Supra turbo a few times.

Hell, in my younger days I went 130 mph in the family "boat", a 1974 or 75 Olds Delta 88 with a 455 in it.

I too, was a young idiot for pulling that one.

37 posted on 04/04/2011 6:16:36 PM PDT by DocH (Official Right-Wing Extremist Veteran Seal Of Approval)
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To: mandaladon

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=0e2_1293170127


38 posted on 04/04/2011 6:19:08 PM PDT by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: ROTB; Texaspeptoman

It was a 1987 1/2 Supra turbo 5-speed.
It felt like one small twitch of the wheel would of sent me and the car flipping around 20 times down the highway.

The car had 232 HP which seemed like a lot at the time, Nowadays Honda Civics probaly have more HP.
Doesn’t really matter to me because at the moment i couldnt even afford a new civic.

The Supra was a beautiful car, very nice.
sold it at 300,000 miles and the engine still purred like the day i bought it.


39 posted on 04/04/2011 6:23:17 PM PDT by mowowie
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To: umgud

The Shelby SSC Ultimate Aero still is the fastest production car in the world made in Washington state with a speed of 257mph according to Guiness Book of World Records.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmX7g9Qv13k
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1x4d02uEZws


40 posted on 04/04/2011 6:25:43 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: mandaladon

I am a latecomer to the BBC TV show “Top Gear” and they have several episodes of the Veyron vs. other supercars.

the engineering is WAY over the top. These cars are for the ultimate in performance, the ultimate of everything.

Quite frankly if I had one I would keep it in a nitrogen filled airtight container and never drive it.

Unlike some some rich sheik that let a whole collection just rot and rust.

They say the depreciation is over $2,000 a week on these. Or something like $40,000 after one block of driving.


41 posted on 04/04/2011 6:25:49 PM PDT by Eye of Unk ("These people are either at your neck or at your knees" A quote by Winston Churchill)
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To: ROTB

It was a 1987 1/2 model.
The re-design was late so it was introduced mid-year.

I wish it was one of the 90’s models. those things were pretty serious. (kind of ugly though)


42 posted on 04/04/2011 6:29:39 PM PDT by mowowie
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To: mandaladon

Top Gear (The superior Brit version)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxHCjDhL9R0


43 posted on 04/04/2011 6:32:23 PM PDT by BufordP ("Drink me if you can't take a joke." -- Kool-aid)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Watch the video I posted at 43.


44 posted on 04/04/2011 6:42:58 PM PDT by BufordP ("Drink me if you can't take a joke." -- Kool-aid)
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To: Nervous Tick

The owner lives in our area. We were at dinner one night and he was seated at the booth behind ours. I overheard him telling his friend that he was texting when he crashed. The news reports said he claimed he was distracted by a “low flying pelican.”


45 posted on 04/04/2011 7:04:35 PM PDT by RoseyT
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To: DocH
I *think* I hit 22mph on my Specialized Cirrus today, first time out this year.

Downhill.

With a 25-mph tailwind.

The wind off the lakes was brutal.

...oh, we're talking cars. never mind...

Cheers!

46 posted on 04/04/2011 8:59:09 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: BufordP

A very fast auto.


47 posted on 04/04/2011 10:54:11 PM PDT by Tainan (Cogito Ergo Conservitus.)
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To: mowowie

Indeed, the 90s Supra Turbo could do 0-60 in 4.8 seconds, which is impressive even today.

But the 87-88 Supra Turbo was utterly beautiful, especially with the targa roof.

The 1987 was far more beautiful than the 1989. They ruined it in 1989. I don’t know why.

You had it great. I’m glad you lived.

A friend of mine took a Z3 to 130 on i-5, and lived. He also took it to 100 on an LA street. I can’t imagine how the cops felt when they saw him “streak” past.


48 posted on 04/04/2011 11:34:36 PM PDT by ROTB (Sans Christian revival, we are government slaves, or nuked by China/Russia when we revolt.)
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To: ccmay

WTF it looks intentional.


49 posted on 04/04/2011 11:38:35 PM PDT by moehoward
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To: ROTB

I once caught a ride home from high school on the back of a friend’s Honda 450 back in the ‘70s. He promptly accelerated past 100 MPH. In a school zone. The kids walking down the sidewalk looked like a picket fence.

The friend became a world famous motorcycle road racer.


50 posted on 04/05/2011 12:34:35 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Cry havoc and let slip the dogs of kinetic military action.)
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