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Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Cockermouth

On the move, the whole car feels a little softer than the coupe, especially at the rear, but that doesn’t mean the chassis isn’t as rigid. In the following article, you will find more details about the car in the market in Cockermouth.

Lloyd Motors Limited
01900 823666
Cockermouth

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J Edgar & Son
01900 604393
Dunmail Park Shopping Centre
Workington

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Dobies Carlisle Ltd
01900 871234
Dobies Business Park
Workington

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Longmile Car Sales Ltd
(019) 006-7081
Longmile Service Station
Workington

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North West Motors Ltd
(019) 006-8789
24 Ling Beck Park Seaton
Workington

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Lloyd Motors Ltd
01900 820100
Low Road
Cockermouth

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Soleway Car Sales
01900 813325
Mealpot Road
Maryport

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Solway Car Sales Ltd
01900 813325
18 Scawfell Avenue
Workington

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Dobies (Cumbria)
01900 603573
Workington

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N And M Walkingshaw Limited
01900 608000
Workington

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Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport

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GET ready for lift-off! The world’s fastest and most expensive supercar has blown its top. This is the Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport, a car that can lay claim to being the world’s most incredible convertible – and we’ve driven it.

Priced at around £1.1 million, it costs £300,000 more than the Coupe. So what do you get for your money? Well, a machine that looks even more spectacular than the fixed-roof version. The polycarbonate targa-style roof may not be the most sophisticated – it has to be left in the garage when removed, as there’s nowhere in the car to stow it – but in open-top form the Grand Sport looks sensational.

As you’d expect from Bugatti, the Veyron has undergone a very thorough strengthening process to cope with the loss of the roof. The carbonfibre chassis has been redesigned around the windscreen pillars, strengthened in the sills and thickened behind the driver. It hasn’t stopped there, because the single-setting suspension is softer than the coupe version, too.

Everything is the same under the bonnet, though – the Grand Sport still gets a 987bhp 8.0-litre quad turbocharged W16 engine.

On the move, the whole car feels a little softer than the coupe, especially at the rear, but that doesn’t mean the chassis isn’t as rigid. The ride is slightly more compliant too while another big improvement is a slight trade-off in outright grip in favour of more progression at the limit, thanks to Michelin tyres.

The best bit is the noise though – roof down the W16 sounds incredible, the whole experience more involving than the Coupe. And while the Grand Sport may weigh in at 1,990kg – nearly 100kg more than the already hefty Veyron coupe – it still accelerates like no other production car with 0-62mph in 2.7 seconds, 0-124mph in 7.3 seconds while top speed is in excess of 250mph. It’s an amazing engineering achievement.

Author: Michael Taylor

Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport