Could there be a more powerful Veyron Grand Sport in Bugatti’s future?

2009 - 2012 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport
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Now that we know that the almighty Veyron already has an expiration date - the end of 2012 - it’s a sure thing to expect Bugatti to drill out the last few special edition Veyron models to hit the market before it rides off into the sunset. If we’re to take Bugatti CEO, Wolfgang Durheimer’s word for it, one such special edition might be a new version of the Veyron Grand Sport that will shop up in the very near future.

While openly shooting down the hope of seeing a Super Sport package for the Veyron Grand Sport, Durheimer did leave the door open for the possibility of building a more powerful version of the vehicle. One that is dramatically less powerful than the Super Sport, but more powerful than what the Grand Sport provides. According to Durheimer, the body of the Veyron Super Sport was specifically designed to improve on the car’s aerodynamic efficiency to be able to handle the massive power generated by the engine it comes with, something the overall structure of the Grand Sport is ill-equipped to handle.

"1,200 horsepower is too much, but more than 1,001 is absolutely possible," he said in an interview with Dutch magazine Autovisie. Hearing that from the horse’s mouth is like Sunday morning gospel. If only we had the money to be even more ecstatic about this piece of news.


Source: Autovisie via GT Spirit

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  (797) posted on 09.7.2011

I really can’t wait for the production of the car. Well, it seems that there’s no killing in the production of the Veyron at all.

  (466) posted on 09.7.2011

if not mistaken, they offer a Grand Sport version for the Bugatti! The speed performance and styling of the vehicle is kind of impressive!

  (530) posted on 08.19.2011

The answer is absolutely yes! 2011 Hennessey Venom GT has a 1200 hp.. Therefore having some other cars faster than that Bugatti’s future Veyron Grand Sport is very much possible with its current speed performance.

  (595) posted on 08.16.2011

If I would be asked that kind of question, my answer is definitely yes! There are lots of cars out there that basically reach more than 1000 HP! Well, do you remember the newest production of Nissan? It actually got the world record.

  (372) posted on 08.16.2011

Well, it’s a great thing that they have offered an awesome speed performance for the vehicle. And I guess that the bid edge of Bugatti with other car manufacturer! The deliver power output is just incredible!

  (231) posted on 08.16.2011

Yeah, its kind of sad that the production of the Veyron will soon be end! Too bad that I haven’t got a chance to own on one of this awesome vehicle! Anyway, the figure performance of its successor, the Galibier is great as well.

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