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Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Bugatti Veyron Engine Picture from MotoIQ

Bugatti_Veyron
in Gerlach_Nevada

Eric Hsu posted up a picture of a Bugatti Veyron engine with the heads removed.  Interesting looking engine. 1001 hp, quad turbo. I consider this to be the fastest production car in the world, no matter the couple “production car” claims of higher speeds.  As you can see in the above video, a 480 hp Nissan GT-R doesn’t stand a chance against a Veyron. However for $80,000 vs $1,500,000 you have some change left over if you purchase a GT-R.  The Veyron is just something that demands respect.

Bugatti Veyron Engine

Construction type/number of cylinders W16
Cylinder/bank angles 15°/90°
Number of valves per cylinder 4
Supercharging 4 exhaust turbochargers with air coolers
Cylinder spacing 73 mm
Bore/stroke 86.00 mm/86.05 mm
Cylinder capacity 7,993 cm³
Power rating/engine speed 1,001 hp (736 kW)/6,000 rpm
Max. torque/engine speed 1,250 Nm/2,200–5,500 rpm
Max. mean effective pressure 19.7 bar
Compression ratio 9.0
Acceleration
0–100 km/h 2.5 sec.
0–200 km/h 7.3 sec.
0–300 km/h 16.7 sec.
0–400 km/h 55.6 sec.

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