The Most Expensive Car in the World
12 hours with the 2009 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport
One-thousand-and-one horsepower. Top speed of 253 miles per hour. Zero-to-60 in less than 2.7 seconds. Price tag around $2.1 million. When it comes to the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport – the new convertible version of world’s fastest accelerating production car – it’s easy to get caught up in the numbers. Another important number is 150, which is how many of these rarified masterpieces are scheduled for production. And with almost all of them destined for the private collections of billionaires, wouldn’t you love to know what its like to cruise around in $2.1 million? We’re about to find out.
Words by Steve Irsay
Photos by Robert Kerian