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Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport: A temple of Zen

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport
Nice review and first drive report here with the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport. Enjoy!

The Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport is a violent, taunting, confounding and punctiliously engineered maelstrom. It is a handmade wonder built in a castle, and yet resembles a slightly squashed jelly bean. It has a $30,000 stereo, but it’s too much work to actually listen to it. The 16-cylinder, quad-turbocharged engine with 1,001 horsepower and 922 lb-ft of torque is programmed not to let you damage it, but in just one afternoon, the leather-trimmed coachwork on the doors will be a mess of shoe marks. The car’s brake rotors are chaperoned by 28 brake pistons, but using them forcefully is like begging someone to plow into the aforementioned engine. The car will cost you €1.6 million (roughly $2.24M USD), for which you get, as a soft top, an umbrella. That’s right, an umbrella. Own it and you’ll be master of the quickest accelerating production car in the world, and yet you’ll probably never remember what that acceleration is like.

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Source: Autoblog