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Bugatti Veyron : a quest for perfection

Author: Martin Roach
Publisher: London : Preface, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Bugatti Veyron's statistics are mind-boggling: 0-60mph in 2.5 seconds; a top speed of 267 mph; tyres that cost 20,000 pounds a set and an engine with ten radiators and four turbos; a launch control system and even windscreen wipers that create sizeable downforce a all delivered complete with a high-end stereo system, luxurious leather seats and air-conditioning. It was a feat of engineering grandiosity that, in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Roach
ISBN: 9781848093485 1848093489 9781848093669 1848093667
OCLC Number: 759468471
Notes: "The story of the greatest car in the world"--Cover.
Description: 176 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Martin Roach.

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For the first time, Bugatti has allowed access to the Veyron's Chief Engineer, designers, test drivers, archivists, the Bugatti factory, photographers and the President of Bugatti himself.  Read more...

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"This car cannot be judged in the same way that we judge other cars ... technically it is a car. And yet it just isn't. Other cars are small guesthouses on the front at Brighton and the Bugatti is Read more...

 
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