Road Tests Real world tests of Chevelle SS454 vs Veyron

0-60mph

Veyron
2.7 s
Despite a curb weight of 4,162 pounds, Bugatti's Grand Sport is capable of blasting to 60 mph in about 2.5 seconds with the help of launch control.
Veyron | by AutoBlog (Oct, 2012)

Top speed

Chevelle SS454
133 mph
Veyron
253 mph
At its top speed of 253 mph [as tested by C/D, November 2005], it is traveling 371 feet per second and will empty its 26.4-gallon tank in 19 minutes.
Veyron | by Car and Driver (Dec, 2008)

0-100mph

Veyron
5.1 s
While the GT-R's acceleration to 100 mph is impressive, the Bugatti maintains the same relentless thrust way beyond 200 mph.
Veyron | by MotorTrend

1/4 mile

Veyron
10.2 s
Bugatti says it runs the quarter-mile in 10.0 seconds.
Veyron | by www.autoweek.com

Differences What are the advantages of each

Default view of Chevrolet Chevelle SS454

Reasons to consider the
Chevrolet Chevelle SS454

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Lighter curb weight 3,260 lb vs 4,162 lb More than 20% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Side view of Bugatti Veyron

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Bugatti Veyron

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Faster top speed 253 mph vs 133 mph 120 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Much faster in the quarter mile 10.2 s vs 13.8 s More than 25% faster at the drag strip
Much more expensive sticker price $1.50M vs $4k 375x more expensive harder to own
Much faster to 100mph 5.1 s vs 13.3 s 2.6x faster to 100mph
Much more powerful engine 987 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 450 HP @ 5,600 RPM Around 2.2x stronger engine
Has an air compressor Quad turbocharger vs None About half of supercars have an air compressor
Much more torque 922 ft-lb @ 2,200 RPM vs 502 ft-lb @ 3,600 RPM Around 85% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Fewer cars built 300 vs 4,475 14.9x fewer instances built
Bigger engine 7,993 cc vs 7,400 cc Around 10% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Chevelle SS454  vs
Veyron 
Brand Chevrolet Bugatti
Price 3,800 1,500,000
Year 1964-1972 2005
Highest auction price $57k, January 2007 2008 Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4, $898k, October 2012
Number built 4,475 300

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.24 lb/hp 4.22 lb/hp
Maximum hp 450 HP @ 5,600 RPM 987 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 502 ft-lb @ 3,600 RPM 922 ft-lb @ 2,200 RPM
Max RPM 6,500 RPM 6,600 RPM
Engine placement Front Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 7,400 cc 7,993 cc
Cylinders V8 W16
Air compressor None Quad turbocharger
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 11.25:1 9:1

road tests

Chevelle SS454  vs
Veyron 
Top speed 133 mph 253 mph
1/4 mile 13.8 s 10.2 s
0-60mph 6.1 s 2.7 s
0-100mph 13.3 s 5.1 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD 4x4
Gearing Traditional Continuously-variable
# of gears 4 N/A
Gear ratios
1: 2.2:1
2: 1.64:1
3: 1.28:1
4: 1:1
5: 0.75:1
6: 0.62:1
7: 0.55:1
Axle ratio 4.1:1 3.64:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc 15.8 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs
Rear brakes Disc 15 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,260 lb 4,162 lb
Chevrolet Chevelle SS454
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