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Bugatti Veyron W16  

Placement of the W16

Bugatti Veyron is one of the most exotic car ever made. It is powered by 8.0L W16 engine supplied by Volkswagen. Volkswagen had a W12 engine which is based on the VR6 engine which was used in Golf and Passat vehicles. The 8.0L W16 engine has 4 turbo chargers. Each turbo feeds air into 4 of the 16 cylinders. Each cylinder is mated with 4 valves. The engine weights 882 lbs (400 kg). It is rated at 1000 hp at 6000 rpm, with 920 lb-ft torque at 2200-5500 rpm.

W16 8.0L engine with quad turbochargers
1000 hp @ 6,300 rpm
920 lb-ft @ 2,200-5,500 rpm
Redline: 6,500 rpm
9.00:1 compression ratio
0-60 in 2.46 sec
2 MPG full throttle, 10 MPG in city, 12 MPG in Highway.
26 Gallons gas tank capacity. Full throttle finish gas tank in 12 minutes.

Source: Wikipedia

Air and exhaust illustration of the W16

W16 and the transmission

2 of 4 Turbochargers

Front view of W16

One of the 10 radiators


Rear Diffuser and exhaust

Bottom view and transmission

Engine on platform

Engine side view on platform

W16 at the back of the Veyron

W16 3D cutoff

Another W16 engine view

W16 in Veyron

W16 in Veyron top view

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