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# 255840 2-Sep-2019 21:01
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Andy Wallace hit a vmax of 304.77mph in a modified Chiron at Ehra-Lessien on 2nd August 2019

 

 

 

Well done Bugatti!


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  # 2309693 2-Sep-2019 21:20
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That's incredible. 


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  # 2309723 2-Sep-2019 22:12
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I want to see Captain Slow do it.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LO0PgyPWE3o

 

 





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  # 2309729 2-Sep-2019 22:33
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My order is in.






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  # 2309730 2-Sep-2019 22:34
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As an aside, if you could maintain that speed, I realised you could drive from Auckland to Wellington in a couple of hours...!






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  # 2309733 2-Sep-2019 22:58
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I have to be honest and say I can't imagine anyone wanting to get to Wellington that quickly LOL :) 

 

If it were leaving Wellingon.... Hell I'd buy one just to be out of there quicker :) 

 

 


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  # 2309734 2-Sep-2019 23:00
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If you could maintain that speed. The Veyron tyres were only good for 15 minutes at top speed, fuel only 12 minutes. The Chiron uses different wheels and tyres but all I can find is that Chiron tyres cost about half the Veyron $42,000 a set.


Edit: if you want to leave Wellington it doesn't take long to get to the airport. Why limit yourself to going to Auckland.

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  # 2309750 3-Sep-2019 05:47
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I have to be honest and say I can't imagine anyone wanting to get to Wellington that quickly LOL :) 


If it were leaving Wellingon.... Hell I'd buy one just to be out of there quicker :) 


 



Given Auckland’s traffic, it doesn’t matter how fast the car is - you’d never get out of there in the first place!

 
 
 
 


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# 2309755 3-Sep-2019 07:14
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I have to be honest and say I can't imagine anyone wanting to get to Wellington that quickly LOL :) 

 

If it were leaving Wellingon.... Hell I'd buy one just to be out of there quicker :) 

 

 

 

 

😉 So that'd be about an hour and a half to get from Wellington to the start of the virtual carpark that is the Southern Motorway....then another 3 or 4 hours to get into Auckland itself.

 

 





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  # 2309759 3-Sep-2019 07:46
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I have to be honest and say I can't imagine anyone wanting to get to Wellington that quickly LOL :) 

 

If it were leaving Wellingon.... Hell I'd buy one just to be out of there quicker :) 

 



Given Auckland’s traffic, it doesn’t matter how fast the car is - you’d never get out of there in the first place!

 

Yup, thats why WHEN I get my GTR (hey, I might be 80 and the car a classic by then), it'll be track only, no way Id trash it by sitting in Auckland traffic :D

 

 





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  # 2309767 3-Sep-2019 08:16
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networkn:

I have to be honest and say I can't imagine anyone wanting to get to Wellington that quickly LOL :) 


If it were leaving Wellingon.... Hell I'd buy one just to be out of there quicker :) 


 



They are proposing a very expensive train between London and Birmingham, called HS2.

As my mother observed, "Why would anyone want to get to Birmingham faster?"





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  # 2309798 3-Sep-2019 09:36
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From an engineering point of view it is an achievement but considering the bleak future the planet is facing it is time these projects and type of vehicles were put to sleep and the time and resources put to developing eco friendly projects.




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MikeB4: From an engineering point of view it is an achievement but considering the bleak future the planet is facing it is time these projects and type of vehicles were put to sleep and the time and resources put to developing eco friendly projects.

 

Engineering developments trickle down. We've been facing various forms of a 'bleak future' for years, but continuous development of technology eventually has a flow-on effect. 

 

And sorry, Bugatti isn't going to stop making cars and start making windmills. 


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MikeB4: From an engineering point of view it is an achievement but considering the bleak future the planet is facing it is time these projects and type of vehicles were put to sleep and the time and resources put to developing eco friendly projects.

 

 

 

https://www.driven.co.nz/news/news/leaked-lamborghini-s-first-hybrid-hypercar-emerges-online/

 

 

 

Perhaps that's more to your liking.

 

 


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  # 2309817 3-Sep-2019 09:48
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MikeB4: From an engineering point of view it is an achievement but considering the bleak future the planet is facing it is time these projects and type of vehicles were put to sleep and the time and resources put to developing eco friendly projects.

 

Engineering developments trickle down. We've been facing various forms of a 'bleak future' for years, but continuous development of technology eventually has a flow-on effect. 

 

And sorry, Bugatti isn't going to stop making cars and start making windmills. 

 

 

I was just thinking that actually.

 

Sending a rocket into space with a Telsa attached to it was a far more environmentally impactful sin and don't even get me started on champagne Eco activists who fly everywhere.

 

 


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