How Much Horsepower Does the Bugatti Veyron Have?

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The 2013 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Vitesse has an engine that outputs 1,001 horsepower. This propels the vehicle to 60 miles per hour in just 2.5 seconds, and it reaches top speeds in excess of 200 miles per hour. The upgraded Bugatti Super Sport Vitesse 16.4 produces 1,200 horsepower.

The Bugatti Veyron is touted as the fastest roadster in the world and reaches a top speed of 255 miles per hour, according to test drives conducted by Car and Driver. The maximum torque produced is 1,106 pounds-foot at 3,000 revolutions per second. All versions of the Bugatti Veyron are designed by the Volkswagon Group in France.