All you need to know about Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Lor Blanc the worlds most expensive car.
The Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport L’Or Blanc is the result of an extraordinary collaboration between Bugatti and the Royal Porcelain Factory in Berlin. It is not a series car, it was made only one.
This is the only car in the world that has porcelain on the inside and outside.
You can see the first porcelain signs on the logo which is 100% porcelain. Another spots with porcelains are the rim caps and gas cap. I don’t know if all the pieces are hand made but the logo sure is.
The car has 2 keys. One that you can use as a normal key to start the engine and another one to release all the horses, the speed key. The speed key adjust suspensions and aerodynamics.
L’or Blanc and the dancing elephant
if you look carefully on the gas cap there is an dancing elephant. Is pretty slim but believe me it’s an elephant.
And it has a nice story. The younger brother of the founder of Bugatti is sculptor and the dancing elephant is one of its sculptures.
This dancing elephant could be found on the late 80’s on the radiator as an ornament.
Bugatti always wanted to combine unusual materials that you don’t see in a car in cars. So this car is kind a legacy.
All the lines on the exterior are painted manual. Don’t ask how much it took to draw lines like those.
A characteristic feature are the two air scoops on the left and right on the bonnet.
Inside the car we can find porcelain on the left side of console, the ashtray on the top of console and between the backseats there is a huge plate with the dancing elephant.
Bugatti L’Or Blanc – HOW IT’S MADE
The entire Bugatti existence was based on the fusion of art and the automobile. The exterior paint came from observing the craftsmen at KPM hand painting porcelain with great precision and accuracy.
They used longer lines to give speed, tension and grace. Depending on how the porcelain is processed, it behaves differently.
For the L’Or Blanc each production step was specially developed to ensure the highest quality and to realize exceptional shapes. The whole proces took several months. Every part had to pass impact testing and other tests like daily wear.
Price – $2.4 million
The Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport is completely sold out.
The super-luxurious Veyron L’Or Blanc has been specially ordered by a UAE-based business man.
Top questions about Bugatti Veyron
Q1. How much does it cost
The routine annual maintenance at $21.000
Q2. What kind of tires does the Bugatti Veyron use?
The Veyron uses special Michelin PAX tires found on no other car. They were designed specifically for the Bugatti’s capabilities and can only be removed from the wheels in France, a process that costs $70,000. The tires themselves cost $17,000 per set.
Q3. How much does it cost to change the tires on a Bugatti Veyron?
An annual service will set you back $20,000, while a fresh set of tires will cost you anywhere from $30,000 to $42,000, and need to be replaced every 2,500 miles (4,000 kilometers)
Q4. How long do Bugatti tires last at full speed?
TIL at top speed, the Bugatti Veyron’s tires will last 15 minutes. However, it will run out of fuel in 12.
Q5. How much is insurance for a Bugatti?
Insurance costs for a Bugatti Veyron will run roughly $50,000 per year.
Q6. Can you lease a Bugatti?
Lease a Bugatti Veyron for $24K a month.
Q7. How much is a Bugatti a month?
Changing the entire wheel set every 10,000 miles is also recommended, at a cost of $50,000. This puts the average cost of ownership for a Bugatti right around $150,000 per year. That includes service, tires and taxes. Insurance can run from $2,000-$4,000 per month.
Bugatti Veyron L’or Blanc Specs
- Transmission – 7-Speed DSG Electronically-Controlled
- Cylinders – V12
- Displacement – 7993 cc / 487.76 in³
- Max Power – 1001 hp (736Kw) @6.000 rpm
- Max Torque – 1250 Nm @ 2200 – 5500 rpm
- Max Engine Speed – 407 km/h (252 mph)
- Limited to 369km/h
- 0 – 100 km/h (0-62mph): 2.7 sec
- 0 – 200 km/h (0-62mph): 7.3 sec
- 0 – 300 km/h (0-62mph): 16.7 sec
- Braking: 100 – 0 (60-0mph): N/A
- Consumption hwy:17 L/100 km; 17 mpg
- Consumption city: 29 L/100 km; 9.6 mpg
- Fuel Type: Petrol
- CO2 Emissions: 540 g/km (est)
- Curb Weight: 1990 kg / 4388 lbs
- Length: 4,4 m (175.7 in)
- Width: 2 m (78.7 in)
- Height: 1,1 m (45.6 in)
- Ground clearance: 90 mm (3.5″)
- Luggage (trunk) capacity: N/A
- Wheelbase: 2,7 m (106.7 in)
- Fuel tank: 83 l (21.9 gal)v
- Tires front: 245/690 R 520 A
- Tires rear: 365/710 R 540 A
- Wheels: special Michelin PAX
- Compression Ratio: 9.0:1
- Bore x stroke: 3.39 x 3.39 in, 86.0 x 86.1mm
- Sound system designed and built by Burmester
- Warranty: up to 15 years
There is only one car. It’s white with dark stripes.
Pros – Cool Fact
The porcelain in cars is interesting.
Pictures Bugatti Veyron L’or Blanc
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