Just like boxing’s mythical ’pound-for-pound’ title, the unofficial designation of being the world’s fastest production car doesn’t have any trophies. Sure, there’s the Guinness World Records, but really, the whole thing about which car can hit the highest top speed is a conversation best served for those who really do care about it. Say, somebody like Bugatti who is the current record-holder for the fastest production car on the planet, the Veyron Super Sport. This company clearly lists speed high on their level of priorities and the company’s new CEO, Wolfgang Durheimer, is aiming to keep it that way by stating that Bugatti will continue to produce the world’s fastest cars.

In an interview with CAR Magazine, Durheimer made no bones about the company’s obsession with always being the fastest, saying that its a cornerstone of the modern Bugatti philosophy.

’It is vital that Bugatti produces the world’s fastest car,’ he said. It’s hard to take his words with a grain of salt because the company has a history of one-upping cars that take the claim of being the fastest in the world away from them. Remember when the SSC Ultimate Aero arrived and overtook the Veyron in the top spot? Bugatti responded by releasing the Super Sport, a juiced up version of their Veyron supercar.

"It’s human nature," Durheimer said. "We are always going to want to find out who runs the 100m the fastest. It’s the same with cars."

Say what you want about Bugatti’s apparent obsession with being the fastest of them all, but you can’t deny that they’ve come out swinging and hit home runs when the situation calls for it.


Source: CAR

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  (449) posted on 09.13.2011

Bugatti promises to continue producing the world’s fastest cars
COMMENT:Looks like Porsche and Bugatti are now on competing on the who is the fastest car ever! I wanted to see this and Porsche on the showdown. Worth the bet for this!

  (530) posted on 08.19.2011

It looks very cool. It’s like a toy car or a convertible robot – car. The white one is very cute. I love it! The red one looks so hot! Hahah! Lovers beside that red one is a picture perfect as well as the that hot chick.

  (328) posted on 08.18.2011

I was thinking if they are going to make a car aside from the Galibier? But its kind of impossible for the debut of the vehicle would be by the end of 2012. I can’t wait for this production.

  (347) posted on 08.18.2011

I just read the incredible figure performance of the SSC Ultimate Aero. This car can produce up to 1200 hp. If not mistaken, the newer car the Bugatti Galibier can produced that impressive amount of power.

  (595) posted on 08.18.2011

We are not asking though, Bugatti. HAHA Admittedly, I like Bugatti cars. Aside from the fact that it is the fastest production car in the world, I also like the designs of the car. Well, if someone wanted to pull down Bugatti, they always have a quick response.

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