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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New Luxury Roadster Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (first images)

1 08 2008

Bugatti presented today new luxury open top Roadster Veyron 16.4 called, Grand Sport. The new Bugatti will entertain its public unveiling at this year’s Pebble Beach Concourse d’Elegance, on August 16th, 2008 at the lawn in front of the Pebble Beach Lodge.

Bugatti work the Grand Sport a roadster with a removable roof. Bugatti has incorporated “innovative structural solutions”, to compensate for a lack of structural integrity naturally provided by a roof, however, lacking sacrificing performance and shelter. Bugatti is yet to confirm if the Grand Sport will be able to reach the same 253mph (407km/h) top speed as the coupe, but the added weight of the reinforcements are expected to come at a cost to performance.

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