TITLE

Beautiful Monster

AUTHOR(S)
Elliott, Hannah
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;Dec2010, Vol. 6 Issue 14, p118
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the features of the fastest production car Veyron Super Sport developed by Bugatti Automobile SpA. It mentions that Super Sport runs at a speed of 268 miles per hour. It informs that the car has a hydraulic-controlled retracted wing that provides a three degree foil to balance blistering speed. It reveals that the car has a W16 engine with four enlarged turbochargers and intercoolers. It reports that the market cost of the car is 2.5 million dollars.
ACCESSION #
56872053

 

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