Geneva 2012: Bugatti Grand Sport Vitesse

* Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse * Has 1184bhp W16 engine * Top speed of 268mph...

22 February 2012

This is the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse a high-performance version of the Veyron Grand Sport open-top model that's made its public debut at the Geneva motor show 2012.

The Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse is based on the Veyron Super Sport and has the same W16 engine. It has four turbochargers and produces a staggering 1184bhp and 1106lb ft of torque. The Grand Sport Vitesses top speed is likely to be only a fraction short of the Super Sports 268mph maximum.

Bugatti says there are chassis modifications to handle the power, but hasnt released any further details.

Theres no word on production dates or prices, either, but the Grand Sport Vitesse is likely to cost at least 2,000,000.

Leo Wilkinson