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Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse: $2.5 million

Yahoo Auto -- There are those for whom a 1,001-horsepower, $1.5 million Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport may just not be quite enough. For them, Bugatti offers the Grand Sport Vitesse, with 1,200 horsepower and a price tag about a million dollars higher.

Some may question whether any car could conceivably be worth more than $1 million. I had the opportunity to drive a "regular" Veyron a few years ago, so I already know the answer to that question. Yes, it's worth a million dollars.

If I had that much to spare and I had to choose between a seventh vacation home, another Jeff Koons sculpture for my backyard or a Veyron, I'd take the Veyron.

The Veyron, you see, is an incredible multipurpose tool. It is: A work of art - With its elegant yet muscular shape, the Veyron is pleasing to the eye and elicits


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honda0105
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2012 5:27:27 AM

methinks I may have that much in my monopoly bank.
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NHLiveFree
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 9:34:51 PM


Bugattis are a bargain at any price.

If you can afford the sales price, you can afford to drive it also DanMtz.

Ettore would be amazed but also proud. Google Ettore's 1920s and 30s classics with their current auction results. Only those that have inherited them or entered the 8 figure club, like Ralph Lauren, can afford one now.
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DanMtz
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 6:50:39 PM

Too expensive to drive.
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rbrowdersr
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 5:58:11 PM

Expensive toy.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 3:47:16 PM

"Not Newsworthy"
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truvoice1
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 1:12:36 PM

Lifestyles of the excessively rich and famous. It would be nice to maybe someday drive one of these although I know I could never afford one.
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WestMichigan
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 9:18:47 AM

ok
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Clits
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 9:18:14 AM

Yea, even if I was a trillonaire, I could never see myself just having to have a car that cost that much. Sorry!
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 9:15:57 AM

haha
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skybiker
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 8:46:45 AM

That's 50% more horsepower than a NASCAR!!!
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 8:31:05 AM

Ok
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JamesCalvin
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 8:17:28 AM

Sounds out of this world, but sounds like fun!
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 8:09:08 AM

MMMMMMMMMMMMmmmmmmm
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 8:03:57 AM

Way over the top, and that is all right with me!
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:48:35 AM

Gee I need one or two of these.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:47:20 AM

Highly over-priced!
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:47:06 AM

I'm very happy with my Lincolm 406.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:46:22 AM

Hard to justify the extra $1.5M.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:42:33 AM

I'd go buy a 2013 Ford Escape and invest the difference.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:39:57 AM

to much car. where could you drive it to get it performance out of it.
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1fuelish1
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:39:28 AM

But, is it fast?
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:38:41 AM

I do not know.
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Badjef
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:38:15 AM

Not for me.

A car, such as this one, reminds me of the bumper sticker:

"Nice car, sorry about your 'manhood'."
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:36:46 AM

I'd be satisfied with an Audi R8. . .
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:36:44 AM

Lighten up folks!
Be happy there are things in this world we've never have, otherwise
we might as well live in China..
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:36:24 AM

I'm betting it's a lot of fun but thin it would be more fun to randomly hand a ton of people $10k and have them e-mail me with what they did with it.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:36:19 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:35:34 AM

The grill work reminds me on an Edsel.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:35:26 AM

Alrighty then
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:34:51 AM

If I were that rich. is a Freakin DREAM . I could only wish to waste money like this ..................
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:34:07 AM

You can get an 1100 horsepower Shelby Mustang for only $200,000.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:32:01 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:31:16 AM

WASTE!
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:30:30 AM

I have to wait because I don't have the change right now.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:30:29 AM

Ridiculous!
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:29:55 AM

who would ever need a car like this.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:29:28 AM

not worth it to most
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:29:23 AM

i'll take two.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:28:33 AM

Everyone should have at least one.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:28:16 AM

would never spend that much on a car
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:26:54 AM

Buy two.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:26:50 AM

Not a realistic car.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:25:50 AM

Not in my wildest dream!
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:25:34 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:25:26 AM

Expensive coffin.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:24:24 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:23:46 AM

Wonder how long it would last on Louisiana roads?
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:23:19 AM

Not in my budget!
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:23:12 AM

Not for me but I'm glad to see that something like this exists. Humans have great capacity to dream and create and it would be a sad world if all of the creativity was forced to stamp out average products. That would be a very sad world.

Now, does anyone haver a used Veyron going cheap?
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 7:22:17 AM

Was gonna get one, but the wife didn't like the carseat option for the grandkids.
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