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Siku, Bugatti Veyron

by Peter
Categories: Bugatti, Cars, Diecast models, Siku
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Although a brand I know and have various models made by them, this is the first car and probably the best.

BV1

This is Siku No 1305, Bugatti EB 16.4 Veyron and what a stunning model it is, this was first released in 2006.

BV2

The scale is not mentioned but looks to be about 1:64.

BV3

It is still available  and shown on the Siku website

Backdrop made from Triang Arkitex construction set

The real car

The Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4 is a mid-engined sports car, designed and developed by the Volkswagen Group and manufactured in Molsheim, France by Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S.

The Super Sport version of the Veyron is the fastest street-legal production car in the world, with a top speed of 431.072 km/h (267.856 mph). The original version has a top speed of 408.47 km/h (253.81 mph).  It was named Car of the Decade (2000–2009) by the BBC television programme Top Gear. The standard Bugatti Veyron won Top Gear’s Best Car Driven All Year award in 2005.

bugatti-164-veyron

On 6 April 2013, Bugatti set the record for having the highest top speed of any roadster in the world with the Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse, reaching on average a top speed of 408.84 km/h (254.04 mph).

For more on the Bugatti Veyron see Wikipedia