Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4

The National Motor Museum has taken on-loan one of the world’s fastest and most expensive cars; a 2008 Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4.

The car is an extraordinary feat of automotive engineering complete with seven gears and special run-flat tyres that cost up to $20,000 each specifically designed to handle the cars top speeds. The Veyron can reach 100km p/h in 2.46 seconds and has a special spoiler that deploys to lower the suspension when it hits 220km p/h.

It is one of only 71 sold in 2008 making it a rare treat to have on display at the Museum. Get along to the National Motor Museum in the Adelaide Hills township of Birdwood to see this one-off special supercar!

Other facts about the car:

  • Brakes use carbon fibre reinforced composite discs, not metal.
  • At full speed, it consumes 78 litres of fuel per 100kms travelled.
  • The vehicle’s handbrake has an ABS antilock braking system.
  • Around 450 Veyron’s were produced before production ceased in 2015.
  • The car has permanent drive to all four wheels, making it an all-wheel-drive model.
  • It has an 8-litre engine capable of producing 987bhp/736Kw.
  • The weight of the vehicle is 1,888 kilograms.
  • Its top speed is believed to be 408.47 km/h (race performance). However, its regular top speed is 343 km/h.
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