The Bugatti Veyron 16.4 was produced from 2005 until 2011. Until 2007 the Bugatti was the fastest production car in the world with a average topspeed of 408km/h (254 mph). In 2007 the SSC Ultimate Aero TT took the title of the fastest production car. With a topspeed of 413 km/h (256mph) it was faster than every other production car. The car is named in honour of Pierre Veyron. He was a Bugatti development engineer, test driver and company race driver. In 1939 he won the 24h of Le Mans with his co-driver Jean-Pierre Wimille while driving a Bugatti.
The Veyron 16.4 was powered by a quadturbo W16 (it is not a real W-engine, the cylinder are ordered in a double V-form) engine. It is 640kg (1411lb) heavy with the gear box and has 10 coolers. The maximum petrol consumption is 100l per 100km.