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What, you weren’t invited to test drive a 1,200-hp Bugatti Veyron Vitesse convertible?

May 18, 2012

Because there's nothing Bugatti does that's less than astonishing, here's the first test drive footage of its 1,200-hp Veyron Vitesse -- the roof-optional version of the Veyron Super Sport that's capable of 255 mph -- from the iPhone of one fortunate potential buyer. If you're not so intrigued by the preliminaries around the Paul Ricard Circuit in France, skip about 3 minutes in for the downing of the hammer and the chorus of 16 cylinders and four turbochargers in full song.