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User avatar #28 - theycallmeloye (01/20/2013) [-]
FUN BUGATTI VEYRON FACTS!:

-The original Veyron, the Grand Sport, featured an extremely rare W-16 engine! The "W" means (basically) that there are two "V" style engines side by side in the hood (which really isn't a hood considering it's a mid-engie machine) and the "16" means that the two side by side engies are V-8s. WOW!
-The original Veyron pumps out 1001 brake horsepower! That's over 5 TIMES the amount of a 2013 Honda Accord.
-The original Veyron has 10 radiators in it! Your car (I can guarantee you) only has one. It has multiple for the engine (not sure on the exact numbers) and even features a radiator JUST for the rear spoiler which is responsible for creating thousands of pounds of down force.
-See all those air vents? They take in 45,000,000 liters of air at to speed...
-Which, by the way, is 253 miles per hour!!! (remember this is just the original) Making it the fastest production car in the world.
-It has a 0-160mph time that is less than most cars go 0-60. 12.2 SECONDS!!
-Bugatti is now a company owned by Volkswagen, and although Bugattis cost over $5,000,000 to make, VW sells them for a mere (Term used loosely) 1.5mill. This is because 1)Who would buy a 5mill car? 2)The whole reason they made it was just to see if they could. and 3)3.5mill is a small number in the grand theme of things at VW.
-It's an engineering marvel and even people who aren't car fanatics like I should at least appreciate what this car represents.
Thanks for reading, sorry if I made any fact or spelling errors (although I doubt I did) I thought of all these off the top of my head from what I've read.

TL;DR: NO TLDR FOR YOU. GO READ WHAT I SAID. IT'S INTERESTING.
User avatar #191 to #28 - mistapotatohead (01/20/2013) [-]
Revisions

-Veyrons still use W-16 engines
-Veyrons still use 10 radiators
-They have 4 turbochargers
#116 to #28 - lolothundah (01/20/2013) [-]
Aren't they still using W16's for all the Bugatti Veyron's to date?

I would also like to know how a Koenigsegg Agera with only a Twin turbo V8 can hit speeds of 245 mph...
#118 to #116 - lolothundah (01/20/2013) [-]
And also although the top speed hasn't been proven yet, I'll take this over the Veyron on any day...
#102 to #28 - Womens Study Major (01/20/2013) [-]
3 v style engines
#87 to #28 - anemptycup (01/20/2013) [-]
I hate it when people point out facts about the Veyron's engine and over rate it. Nelson Racing Engines makes a 632 cubic inch big block chevy that makes over 2200 horspower using the same fuel as the Veyron, and it doesn't cost nearly as much.
User avatar #93 to #87 - anemptycup (01/20/2013) [-]
For anyone who's interested...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Seh9wUFHTBA
User avatar #89 to #87 - theycallmeloye (01/20/2013) [-]
It's apples and oranges dude. You're talking about a single ENGINE people put in old muscle cars. I'm talking about the fastest production car in the world. And I'm not over rating it. If you don't think it has an incredible engine then you're got to get out more.
User avatar #92 to #89 - anemptycup (01/20/2013) [-]
>fastest production car in the world
>didn't say **** about the Veyron SS
The Veyron's engine really isn't incredible. If you want to talk about incredible engines, we can discuss Fomula One.
#94 to #92 - theycallmeloye (01/20/2013) [-]
Formula one cars aren't street legal. They're in a whole different universe.
Formula one cars aren't street legal. They're in a whole different universe.
#207 to #94 - anemptycup (01/21/2013) [-]
No one said **** about anything being street legal, we were talking about engines. Get your wannabe gearhead ass out of here and quit copy pasting **** from Top Gear.
#85 to #28 - fjmod (01/20/2013) [-]
I was gonna thumb you up until you said " sorry if I made any fact or spelling errors (although I doubt I did)" That just made you seem cocky.
User avatar #88 to #85 - theycallmeloye (01/20/2013) [-]
Or I verified everything I said with a quick internet search...
#81 to #28 - mericafuckyeah (01/20/2013) [-]
While the Veyron is an amazing car, this bad boy here is better in almost every way.
The Hennessey Venom GT has 200 more horsepower, mush lighter weight, a lower 0-60 time and a much faster(by 10 seconds) 0-200 mph time. It has a faster theoretical top speed, but that cant be proven because VW owns the only place in the world where you can test it safely. Finally, it does this on only a V8 engine, and only 2 turbos. The fact that the Venom has half the cylinders and turbos asa the Veyron yet is still faster shows which is the better made car.
#130 to #81 - wrc (01/20/2013) [-]
Is there any proof on the that 0-60 time?? I seriously doubt drive that a 1200 bhp rear wheel drive car can do that in less than 2.5 seconds
#160 to #130 - mericafuckyeah (01/20/2013) [-]
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Its actually exactly 2.5 seconds, and 0-200mph in 15.3 seconds
#219 to #160 - wrc (02/04/2013) [-]
Says 2.7 in the link captn
User avatar #90 to #81 - theycallmeloye (01/20/2013) [-]
I was not aware. +like +fav thank you
User avatar #83 to #81 - carmasterzaib (01/20/2013) [-]
god this car.....who ever has the balls to take this car to the top speed has my lifelong respect, and so do the people who turned a lotus into a veyron killer
User avatar #77 to #28 - legin (01/20/2013) [-]
awesome.
User avatar #76 to #28 - dksidefortyone ONLINE (01/20/2013) [-]
You know, I have the 2013 Accord, and that guy has really good breaking power, I couldn't even imagine how that Veyron would feel.
#71 to #28 - wilsonc (01/20/2013) [-]
Also, buy a Gallardo and hand it over to Underground Racing and you have a 1500hp car with a 0-60 under 2 seconds, 1/4 mile in 8.5 seconds, and a top speed of 270mph all for around $300k. Doesn't need ******* 100 radiators like the Veyron either, that's just bad engineering.
#205 to #71 - mrbip (01/20/2013) [-]
But this is not street legal.

And it's not 270.
User avatar #215 to #205 - wilsonc (01/22/2013) [-]
Yes it is street legal, look at all the damn videos on YouTube of them driving on the road. And yes, they have hit 270mph. ******* Look. It. Up.
#216 to #215 - mrbip (01/23/2013) [-]
No it's not street legal at all. And I can't find them hitting 270 anywhere on the web. I've looked it up befoire posting.

To go so fast a car needs to be built perfectly, sadly the gallardo has a poor design.
User avatar #217 to #216 - wilsonc (01/27/2013) [-]
************* stupid ******* piece of **** sheep. You are just so ******* stupid, I would literally beat the **** out of you ever I ever saw you on person. YES THEY ******* ARE STREET LEGAL YOU SLOBBERING IDIOT!!! ******* DAMNIT. LOOK AT ALL THE ******* VIDEOS OF THEM ON YOUTUBE YOU BRAINLESS SHEEP PIECE OF ******* GARBAGE!!! AND YEAH, I'M SURE THE GALLARDO WAS BUILT SO ******* POORLY, YOU MUST BE A MASTER AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEER. ******* IDIOT!!!! KILL YOURSELF FAGGOT.
#218 to #217 - mrbip (01/28/2013) [-]
Hey kid, YOU MAD?

If you don't want to learn anything, fine.

Stay misinformed.
User avatar #220 to #218 - wilsonc (03/24/2013) [-]
I just went to a cars and coffee meet and there was a LP560 Spyder UGR TT. License plates, registration, and all. ******* moron.
#221 to #220 - mrbip (04/01/2013) [-]
........................................You completely miss the point. (Jealous that you went to cars and coffee though. )

The point is that alot of people drive things that are not legal on the road.

#63 to #28 - wilsonc (01/20/2013) [-]
This post, there is so many things wrong with it, holy **** . First of all, the original Veyron was called nothing but "Veyron". Secondly, all Veyrons use a W16. Thirdly, you are completely and entirely wrong about the layout of the engine. Here's a picture with the heads raised to see what it really looks like. Pretty much two VR8's connected at a 90 degree angle.
#59 to #28 - Womens Study Major (01/20/2013) [-]
taken straight from Top Gear.
User avatar #61 to #59 - theycallmeloye (01/20/2013) [-]
Yes a lot that was on top gear. But so what? I wasn't claiming originality or anything.
User avatar #55 to #28 - harrytheheadcrab (01/20/2013) [-]
Don't they get like 1.6 MPG or some horrid **** like that?
User avatar #79 to #55 - legin (01/20/2013) [-]
nowhere near that much
User avatar #62 to #55 - theycallmeloye (01/20/2013) [-]
I believe closer to 5
User avatar #46 to #28 - stream (01/20/2013) [-]
Call me old fashion but give me a mclaren f1 any day because i enjoy not having to buy tires every 2500 miles and changing wheels every 10,000 miles
User avatar #70 to #46 - wilsonc (01/20/2013) [-]
Except a McLaren is WAY more expensive than any Veyron, not only in initial purchase (~$4mill is what they're running right now) but maintenance on them is ludicrous. I would take an F1 over a Veyron any day though.
User avatar #47 to #46 - theycallmeloye (01/20/2013) [-]
I appreciate your opinion but have a counter. If you can afford a Veyron, you can DEFINATLY afford to pay someone to do those things for you.
+1
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User avatar #67 to #41 - wilsonc (01/20/2013) [-]
Wrong wrong wrong wrong ******* wrong. The Grand Sport is the convertible model moron, it has a top speed of 253mph. The Super Sport, the 1200hp model, only goes 267mph. The Shelby SSC went 256mph, but can theoretically do 273mph.
User avatar #38 to #28 - capslockrage ONLINE (01/20/2013) [-]
Them making it for 5 mil, selling for 1.5 mill doesn't seem legit, considering there are hundreds of these cars.
#36 to #28 - mrbip (01/20/2013) [-]
-The bugatti Veyron was the ''original'' veyron. The GS was the first upgrade.
-It still has a w16
-3 for the engine
-267 mph now.
User avatar #37 to #36 - theycallmeloye (01/20/2013) [-]
Ohhh okay. Yea I knew there was an update but I wasn't sure how many and what changed. Thank you!
#29 to #28 - theycallmeloye (01/20/2013) [-]
Fourth bullet point down:
at *top* speed
#40 to #29 - autoxx (01/20/2013) [-]
But how long for it to take in 45 million liters of air.
Technically any car will take in that much air, more in fact...
User avatar #48 to #40 - theycallmeloye (01/20/2013) [-]
a minute...
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