The Bugatti Veyron is known as the flagship for other super car producers and the French supercars company has introduced the special edition model the Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse Black Bess at Beijing auto show in 2014. It was never easy for Volkswagen tsar Ferdinand Piech to think about a car with 1000bhp. Piech provided a styling proposal in 1999 to produce Bugatti Veyron with 18 cylinders but the number of cylinders reduced to 16 by 2000. Finally they came in the market with a car that could reach 254mph (408 km/h).
By 2014 they came with the latest model Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse Black Boss which is the 5th edition of this car and the previous four editions has been already sold. The supercar pays tribute to an old Bugatti (type 18 model) which was one of the fastest car that had 100 horsepower in 1913. The car had 2 seats and it could reach 100 miles in an hour.
The “Black Bess” Legend Vitesse is yet an alternate fine instance of Bugatti’s inventive power with regards to making restrictive vehicles, clarifies Bugatti Head Designer, Achim Anscheidt. We have created another methodology for separately hand-painting leather in the bugatti, the like of which has never been used previously as a part of the auto business. The leather and the ink used in the vehicle is technically developed, So it can satisfy the substantial quality prerequisites requested by modern age production.
The Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse Black Bess has carbon fiber body and the body is painted black. The car has some 24 carat gold coated components and some gold color stripes as well. The rear of the car has shiny gold EB logo and the black rims also come with EB initials which belongs to company’s founder. The “Black Bess” is engraved on the tank and oil caps with gold paint. Let us not forget about the finest leather interior of the Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse Black Bess which gives a luxurious look. The headliner, seats, center control console etc. are decorated in beige tone and dash panel, door panel and dashboard are bedecked in contrast havanna tone.
The car houses a very heavy 1200 horsepower, 8 liter W16 engine that produces a torque of 1106 ft-Lbs @ 3,000-5,000 rpm. The Black Bess can reach up to 60 mph in 2.5 seconds and its top speed is 254mph (408 km/h).
The car is full of luxury from head to toe, so the price of Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse Black Bess is really going to be very high in the market. You will have to spend approximately $2.98 million or €2.15 million if you want to see the Grand Sport Vitesse Black Bess in your garage.
Price: $2.98 million (USD) or €2.15 million
Specifications and Features
Dimensions & Weight
Length 175.7 in (4462 mm)
Width 78.7 in (1998 mm)
Height 46.9 in (1190 mm)
Weight 4387 lb (1990 kg)
Type W16, Quad-Turbo
Displacement 488 cu in (7993 cc)
Power 1200 hp (882 kW) @ 6400 rpm
Torque 1106 lb-ft (1500 Nm) @ 3000 rpm
Type 7 Speed Dual-Clutch Automatic
0-60 mph 2.5 s
1/4 mile 10 s
Top Speed 254mph or 409 km/h
Tire Size-Front 265/680 ZR500A
Tire Size-Rear 365/710 ZR540A