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Old 10-11-2005, 05:22 AM   #1
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Bugatti Veyron

This car just topped 400km/h!

Click on News and go to may 2005 on this website,

click here: http://www.bugatti-cars.de
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Old 10-11-2005, 05:28 AM   #2
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There was a discussion about this, it's governed at 253 mph, 405 kilometers...
Pretty crazy stuff
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Old 10-11-2005, 05:55 PM   #3
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There was a discussion about this, it's governed at 253 mph, 405 kilometers...
Pretty crazy stuff
glad SOMEBODY was paying attention
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Old 10-11-2005, 08:21 PM   #4
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253 mph, how can it be driven past 200, wouldnt the car lose control?
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Old 10-11-2005, 08:51 PM   #5
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253 mph, how can it be driven past 200, wouldnt the car lose control?

It's a 3500 pound car, not very easy to make it slide, and it's probably got tunelling under the body for extra downforce...
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Old 10-11-2005, 09:00 PM   #6
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253 mph, how can it be driven past 200, wouldnt the car lose control?
i am not sure about this but wouldn't a hevier car be easier to control at higher speeds? Like i don't mean an 18 wheeler but like it's hevier means more force on the tires and they would have more grip with the road. Wouldn't it take more force to move a hevier car than a light car? I am not sure about this so don't start flaming me
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Old 10-12-2005, 09:20 PM   #7
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But since its a 3500lb car going 200+ wouldnt the momentum really cause steering problems with during even the slightest turns?
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But since its a 3500lb car going 200+ wouldnt the momentum really cause steering problems with during even the slightest turns?

Apparently not...
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Old 10-12-2005, 10:14 PM   #9
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But since its a 3500lb car going 200+ wouldnt the momentum really cause steering problems with during even the slightest turns?
well i am sure with turns it would but when they do top speed test i am sure they either take it out on a long and straight strech of road or maybe some hard and flat land it the desert
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Old 10-12-2005, 10:20 PM   #10
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It's a 3500 pound car, not very easy to make it slide, and it's probably got tunelling under the body for extra downforce...

It's a 4300lb car.
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It's a 4300lb car.

Oh...IDK because I saw that it weighed 1500 kilograms...
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But since its a 3500lb car going 200+ wouldnt the momentum really cause steering problems with during even the slightest turns?

Well, a Ford Taurus will lose control at well below 150mph. But, if you design the vehicle to be driven at 250+ mph, then you can make it stable at those speeds. You are correct that there's no such thing as a sharp corner at 200+ mph.
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Oh...IDK because I saw that it weighed 1500 kilograms...

According to the article in Autoweek it weighs 4300lb.
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According to the article in Autoweek it weighs 4300lb.

Yeah, that's probably the proper weight, because mine's from the internet...that's a big car...but you know what they say about guys who buy big stuff...I'll stick with my moped, thanks
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for over a mill it better be a good car
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