A few years ago, Bugatti had set out to create the world’s fastest convertible car. They wanted "a car that would redefine the boundaries of technology in automotive construction while appealing to the aesthetically inclined and connoisseurs of exceptional automobiles." This idea gave birth to the Veyron Grand Sport which debuted at the Pebble Beach Concours in 2008. Then, in 2010, Bugatti revealed the Veyron 16.4 Super Sport which had already been entered into the Guinness Book of Records with an average top speed of 431 km/h (267 mph). These two Bugatti models have had a successful go around in the automotive world, but at the tail end of the Veyron’s production, Bugatti has decided to smash these two vehicles together for one last and unforgettable special edition. World, meet the Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Super Sport.

Just last week, Bugatti CEO, Wolfgang Durheimer, was discussing a future special edition displaying a Super Sport package for the Veyron Grand Sport model - the Veyron’s open top model. We figured this vehicle would be seen in a couple of years, but our spy photographers have already captured the first images of the vehicle entirely free of its camouflage.

UPDATE 01/04/2012: Bugatti has confirmed that the convertible version of the Veyron Super Sport will be making its world debut in March at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show.

Hit the jump for more details on the Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Super Sport.

From these images we can see that the NACA air ducts that usually are on the Super Sport model have been changed for the normal Grand Sport air intakes. This is due to the fact that the NACA air ducts will not work with the open top aspect of the vehicle. Some changes might also be hidden under the minimal camouflage found on the front bumper, but only time will tell what those may be.

2012 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Super Sport Exterior Spyshots
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The Bugatti Veyron line all carry the same 8.0 liter W16 engine, but the SuperSport’s output is much higher (1200 HP) compared to the Grand Sport’s (1001 HP) due to the use of four enlarged turbochargers and bigger intercoolers. We expect Bugatti to follow along this same turbocharged path for the Grand Sport Super Sport, albeit in a tamer way. Durheimer has already said that the 1200 HP out put found in the Super Sport would be too much, but that more than 1,001 HP would be "absolutely possible."

Expect the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Super Sport’s price tag to fall somewhere in the middle of the Grand Sport ($1.9M) and the Super Sport ($2.4M).

2012 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Super Sport Exterior Spyshots
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  (599) posted on 02.22.2012

A super hero-looking car! Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha! If you are a race enthusiast and love driving at a full speed, you would definitely like this car! A former Guinness Book of Records holder that can run up to 267 miles-per-hour will give you the thrill you want!

  (595) posted on 02.15.2012

The fact that they give this vehicle a white body color (a boring color I’ll say) does not affect its poise and awesomeness. I am truly impressed with its output performance.

  (317) posted on 02.15.2012

This is one of my dream cars. The unique design will never be obsolete plus it carries a W16 engine. I think the price of this car is worth it even if its a bit expensive.

  (428) posted on 02.14.2012

This looks very aggressive o the road. The exterior detailing is very professional and cool to look at. It’s an eye-catcher for me.

  (399) posted on 02.10.2012

This model is very consistent on style making it an aggressive one. The exterior design is very appealing for me.

  (580) posted on 02.3.2012

In fairness with Bugatti, they are getting better and better as years go by. The design in the exterior was awesome. It’s enough to have this on the list of most awesome cars.

  (776) posted on 02.1.2012

This car is awesome. It has shown some figure that every car must have. It’s an eye-catcher.

  (397) posted on 01.17.2012

This a car we can say as dream car and This a car is really beautiful each design each part of vehicle us laxity ang very gorgeous design.The color was white glazed also have steam him below the headlight and after that he also has fins at the rearhe vast interior space even lower just him but he wide a shape and the steam air was a center of two head light also as you will see of wheels and ring tire have a design too the whole body and posture a car very nice.

  (428) posted on 01.17.2012

the color of this car is very stunning . it looks very expensive that its hard to buy it.
Im looking for its interior and exterior. and i like the average speed of it that can run in 431 km/h that is fabulous.

  (296) posted on 01.13.2012

The model rocks on.It looks cool on it’s neat body paint. This vehicle is so consistent with regards to style and designs. I would like to know much the better performance of this model. It looks stylus on exterior design.

  (333) posted on 01.13.2012

Its name suits the word ’the fastest car in the race world. Aside from having a high tech concept, the looks is stunning and awesome especially the with the open top aspect of the vehicle.

  (238) posted on 01.12.2012

love the stylish and hygienic looks of this Bugatti Veyron, and I’m impressed with the fact that it is the fastest car in the race world. I love the design and great features of this car. I really want to have this want.

  (427) posted on 01.12.2012

Wow!! Another fast car from Bugatti! I am now looking forward for March for I know this will be the month for their debut. I really love its exterior looks, specially its back detailing. Bugatti never really disappoint us.

  (415) posted on 01.11.2012

Absolutely cool due to it’s neat body paint. Veyron vehicles are consistent on figure and designs. I like the bumper of the car; looks unique. Truly captivate one’s attention.

  (399) posted on 01.10.2012

I love the design of this Bugatti Veyron! Really beautiful and unique. We all be waiting on March 2012 for the world debut of this supercar. And I can say that this is a real fast car! smiley

  (399) posted on 01.9.2012

Absolutely cool due to it’s neat body paint. Veyron vehicles are consistent on figure and designs. I like the bumper of the car; looks unique. Truly captivate one’s attention.

  (459) posted on 01.9.2012

Bugatti cars are really efficient in making their fans stick to them. Though designs are quite the same, Bugatti has something to offer. The engine, the speed and the name itself. I would love to see this car on pink. smiley

  (762) posted on 01.4.2012

Veyron vehicles are so consistent on that style and design, but still it looks very stunning and awesome on that. Moreover, it’s really a great thing that it as yet has an astonishing engine specification.

  (558) posted on 01.2.2012

It looks cool on its neat body paint, and even though I didn’t see lots of changes on this, it still looks very appealing to me. Hopefully, on their future vehicle, it would already look more sporty.

  (858) posted on 12.20.2011

It still looks like the other Veyron vehicle, but it is still impressive on that and I have to agree that white body paint seems very glamorous on it. It’s a good thing as well that they maintain the powerful engine of it.

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