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Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport revealed sets 268 mph land speed world record

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Bugatti has unveiled the Veyron 16.4 Super Sport – its promised 1,200 horsepower version of the Veyron model – which has now set a new land speed record of over 430 km/h (268 mph).

On Saturday afternoon (July 3) at the Volkswagen Group’s Ehra-Lessien track near Wolfsburg, Germany, the Veyron Super Sport set an average top speed rating of 431,072 km/h (268 mph). Piloted by Bugatti test driver Pierre Henri Raphanel, with German inspection officials (TÜV) keeping watch, the car topped out once at 428 km/h and second time at 434 km/h. A representative of the Guinness Book of Records was on hand to witness the new world record.

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