Automotive Of The Day: 1993 Bugatti EB110 SS
The unique Bugatti EB110 debuted on September fifteenth, 1991 – the date of firm founder Ettore Bugatti’s one hundred and tenth birthday. But it surely wasn’t till virtually a yr later that Bugatti unleashed the complete potential of the EB 110’s quad-turbocharged 3.5-liter V12. The 603-horsepower (449-kilowatt) EB110 Tremendous Sport (or, SS) confirmed face for the primary time on the 1992 Geneva Motor Present.
Visually, not a lot modified over the usual EB110. The SS mannequin didn’t lose the traditional 110’s Marcello Gandini-designed flat and broad traits, particularly on the entrance fascia, however gained some further aerodynamic cues. A lot of the upgrades have been underhood; the identical 3.5-liter V12, now with a reprogrammed ECU, larger injectors, and a free-flowing exhaust system, produced greater than 60 horsepower greater than the stand EB 110 (541 hp). The Supersport was additionally lighter, too, shedding 330 kilos (150 kilograms) over the 110 GT.
From a standstill, the EB110 SS may dash to 62 miles per hour (100 kilometers per hour) in 3.2 seconds. Flat out, it might proceed on to a high pace of 221 mph (355 kmh). The McLaren F1, with its 231 mph (372 km/h) high pace, was technically quicker, however the EB 110 SS remained within the high pace file dialog. And it acquired some much-needed movie star backing later in life.