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Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse

We typically wince any time a manufacturer rolls out a special edition that’s little more than a coat of paint, but we’ll make an exception in this case. Bugatti parked the Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse on the lawn of the Quail Motorsports Gathering, resplendent in its Bianco and Light Blue livery. The paint scheme is a tribute to the 1928 Type 37A. That open-wheel racer took the checkered flag at a number of grand prix events and now finds itself in the loving care of none other than Jay Leno himself.

As with the rest of the Veyron Grand Sport models, the Vitesse can bolt to 62 mph from a dead stop in a physics-obliterating 2.6 seconds. The feat is possible thanks to a range of impressive mechanical systems, though the 1,200 horsepower forced-induction W16 at the heart of it certainly doesn’t hurt. Check out the Vitesse in the gallery below and have a peek at the full press release as well.

Continue reading Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse is the same Bug with new paint

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