At the occasion of the 17th Concorso Italiano, the BUGATTI Veyron 16.4*) gave its debut in the USA. The car was one of the most remarkable celebrities at the presen-tation of exceptional sports cars, which takes place each year around the middle of August in Carmel Valley, California.
The Concorso Italiano is an automobile exhibition of superlatives. Great brand names, such as Ferrari, Lamborghini and Maserati – to name just a few – get together in the superb ambience of the “Quail Lodge” Country and Golf Club. Classic sports cars next to terrific racing machines – that is the idea behind the Concorso Italiano, which year after year attracts ten thousands of sports car fans to Carmel Valley.
The very special atmosphere of this exclusive event was a perfect frame for the very first appearance of the Veyron 16.4 in the USA. Under these auspices, the interest of the visitors for the high performance sports car “engineered in Germany” was just overwhelming. In particular, its exceptional performance data and the striking design of the Bugatti soon to be manufactured in series made the Veyron the talk of the town on that day.
*) Gearbox: 7 Gear DSG, fuel consumption in town: 41.9l/100km, fuel consumption out of town: 15.6l/100km, fuel consumption combined: 24.9l/100km, CO2 emission combined: 596g/km, Efficiency Class: G
Annual tax for this vehicle €1132
Energy costs at a mileage of 20,000 km:
Fuel costs (Super Plus) at a fuel price of 1.624 EUR/billing unit €8087.52
Created on: 11/30/2011
The values were calculated using the prescribed measurement method (§ 2, numbers 5, 6, 6 per car energy labeling ordinance in its current version).CO2 emissions, which result from the production and provision of fuel or other energy sources are not taken into account in the determination of CO2 emissions pursuant to Directive 1999/94/EC. The figures do not refer to a specific vehicle and are not part of the offer, but only serve the purpose of comparing different vehicle types. The fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of a vehicle not only depend on the efficient utilization of the fuel by the vehicle, but also on driving style and other non-technical factors. CO2 is the main greenhouse gas responsible for global warming. Notice pursuant to Directive 1999/94/EC of each current valid version: For more information on official fuel consumption and the specific official CO2 emissions of new passenger cars can be acquired from the "Guide for Fuel Economy, CO2 Emissions and Power Consumption of New Passenger Cars" available at all sales outlets and at DAT German Automobil Treuhand GmbH, Hellmuth-Hirth-Strasse 1, D-73760 Ostfildern – available free of charge or at www.dat.de. Efficiency classes of vehicles are evaluated in terms of CO2 emissions by means of the vehicle's empty weight. Vehicles that correspond to the average are classified as D. Vehicles that are better are graded with A+, A, B or C. Vehicles that are worse than the average are given an E, F or G.