Autocar, has tested what many people consider the ultimate supercar – the Veyron Supersport.
For those who still don’t know, the Supersport has 1.200 HP and 1.500 Nm of torque.
It has a 431.072 km/h (267.856 mph) top speed, making it the fastest road car in production, although it is electronically limited to 415.07 km/h (257.91 mph) to protect the tires from disintegrating. It is valued at £1.7 million and Bugatti have stated that only 30 will be produced.
The Super Sport gets stiffer suspension, aiding high-speed stability and allowing lateral acceleration of 1.4g
On the Ehra-Lessien test track, the Super Sports hit 427.933km/h (265.96mph) on its upwind run, before reaching 434.211km/h (269.86mph) on the return leg. ”We took it that we would reach an average value of 425km/h, but the conditions were perfect and allowed even more,” Bugatti chief engineer Dr Wolfgang Schreiber said after.
A few more facts: (autocar test)
0-60 mph: 2.6 sec
0-100 mph: 5.0 sec
0-200 mph: 22.2 sec
30-70 mph: 1.7 sec!
¼ mile: 10.1 sec @ 147.9 mph
It’s clear! The Supersport is one of the most coveted and extreme modern cars built.