Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Debut at Pebble Beach (details and photo)

18 08 2008

Exclusive ‘roofless’ edition of the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport has been naked at the Pebble Beach Concourse d’Elegance.

In line with preceding speculation, the roof must be aloof and stowed away manually. Should the endure veer foul, a derived folding roof stored in the luggage compartment can be opened like an umbrella and fixed as an interim compute. Distinguishing the Grand Sport from its auto sibling is its somewhat taller windscreen, new daytime operation light, and of course the lightweight and transparent polycarbonate roof.

According to Bugatti’s communication chief, Georges Keller, the roofless ‘targa’ decision was the only one presented to Bugatti because there was no other liquid which could fit with the car’s wellbeing enclose. While the roof will be removable, there will be no storeroom cosmos for it within the car, so the mask will have to be full off at home. Most low-section supercars use targa panels because of the low cost of development and to keep the structural integrity of the skeleton.

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Pininfarina Hyperion Rolls Royce Unveiled (photo)

18 08 2008

The Pininfarina Hyperion — the Rolls Royce Phantom Coupe with a coach built body — has been unveiled at the Pebble Beach Concourse. Its landlord, Roland Hall, for whom, the common $412,000 car wasn’t undivided enough, has dedicated the Hyperion to the minute Andrea Pininfarina, who planned the custom carbon strength body.

Aside from the swoopy ranks, the core difference appears to be the swooptastic windscreen, which is motivated back 400mm creating space for wooden gun lockers between it and the engine bay. The facts are accepted over to the rear cruiser-like deck and the doors, which are constant lumber.

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