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    Veyron: New Land Speed Record

    Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport set land speed record at 267.81 mph!

    As production of the Bugatti Veyron winds toward its eventual conclusion, Bugatti has created what is likely to be the ultimate version of its world-beating hypercar: the Super Sports. Bugatti sent its official test driver Pierre Henri Raphanel out on Volkswagen's Ehra-Lessian high-speed oval with the first Super Sports to see just what it could do. With representatives of the Guinness book of records and German Technical Inspection Agency (TÜV) on hand, Raphanel made passes around the big oval in both directions.

    With output bumped up from 1,001 horsepower to 1,200 horsepower, torque swelling to 1,106 pound-feet and a revised aerodynamic kit, Raphanel managed runs of 265.9 and 269.8 mph for an average terminal velocity of 267.81 mph and a new world record for a production car.

    The first five production Super Sports will sport the same black and orange finish as the record car and all production models will be electronically limited to 257.9 mph to protect the tires. The Veyron Super Sports will be publicly shown for the first time at the Pebble Beach in August.

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    Thats pretty fast...
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    I was interested in it until they told me I would be limited to 257.9. I was in the market for a 260 mph car.

    I mean, what can you say, the car is stupid fast.

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    The crazy part about the Veyron, it makes going over 200mph like a Sunday drive. It is almost too easy, effortless.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by M3_WC Click here to enlarge
    The crazy part about the Veyron, it makes going over 200mph like a Sunday drive. It is almost too easy, effortless.
    200mph is a walk in the park for it....which is just insane.

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    That is a odd color combination though.
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    I'd have a glovebox full of these.

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    lol looks realistic except for the watermark. 210+ when posted 65 haha
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by oddjob2021 Click here to enlarge
    lol looks realistic except for the watermark. 210+ when posted 65 haha
    It's fake, and it's old. Click here to enlarge
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    Has anyone tested the Koenigsegg Agera?
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    It would suck so bad if the gas pedal got stuck to the floor in this car...

    You would have the most fun last 5 seconds of your life though... lol
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    ^ lol

    I really wish some of the Gumballers posted up some of their tickets. A couple of those guys just don't freakin care and got busted in the middle of some shenanigans
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    Here's a good video not the record top speed but good info about the car..

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