“What’s the Veyron like to drive? Here are some performance facts to help tell the story: 0-to-60-to-0 mph can be accomplished while parallel parking. With the traction control switched off, the Veyron will do a four-wheel burnout from rest in seventh gear. It can beat a McLaren F1 to 100 mph—in reverse. At wide-open throttle, the Veyron can suck a bowling ball through the intake and shoot it straight out the exhaust. Above 238 mph, the small elephant that deploys from the roof at 150 mph is again retracted, decreasing drag. If one of the Veyron’s turbochargers fell off, it would still have three.”
Ezra Dyer’s 2006 Bugatti Veyron Drive [automobilemag.com]
This is of course just a marketing effort from Bugatti, but it’s a cool idea so it’s worth a mention. On this site you can choose the interior and the exterior design of a Bugatti Veyron and see the final results. You don’t have that many choices, so it’s more of an infomercial for the car itself.
Forbes have published a list of the world’s most expensive cars in 2006. The list contain few surprises but it’s a nice compilation. On the picture above you can see the Bugatti Veyron – it’s only $1,192,057…