Auto Shanghai 2013 Live – Only eight Bugatti Veyron Vitesse WRC Limited Edition will be made

Posted on: Apr 20, 2013 - 4:12pm IST

What did Bugatti show at the 2013 Auto Shanghai you ask? It is the Bugatti Veyron Vitesse WRC Limited Edition.

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What this is, is a special edition version of the regular Bugatti Veyron Vitesse. It is made to celebrate a new world record the company has just bagged. The record happens to be a Veyron Vitesse driven by Chinese driver Anthony Liu who managed to hit a top speed of 252.04mph (408.84km/h). He drove the Veyron around VW’s track at Ehra-Lessien.

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Only 8 units of the Bugatti Veyron Vitesse WRC Limited Edition will be made, each at a price of 1.99 million Euro (INR 14 crores).

Exterior wise, the WRC edition sports a new orange and black dual paint scheme. It also has a specially developed roof spoiler to provide better stability at higher speeds.

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On the inside, the orange black color combo continues to exist with added badges marking the epic record run and an autograph from the driver. There is also a special Vitesse World Record Car logo that is place inside.

Underneath the hood, nothing has changed. The Veyron continues to be powered by the awesome 8.0-liter W16 which produces 1200bhp of power and makes the Veyron go from 0-100km/h in 2.6 seconds. The top speed is 254.04mph (408.84km/h).

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