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The Fastest Car in the World

No matter how old you are, you never lose that need for speed.

The Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4, designed by Volkswagen, holds two world titles: It’s the most expensive car at $1.25 million but what your inner eight-year-old will be more impressed with is that it’s the fastest road-legal car in the world.

Named after French race-car driver Pierre Veyron, this car can go from zero to 60 in 2.5 seconds. The Super Sport edition can reach a top speed of 267 mph, and is Guiness-certified as the fastest car on the road.

Jeremy Clarkson, host of the BBC show “Top Gear,” called the car a “road rocket.”“From behind the wheel of a Veyron, France is the size of a small coconut,” Clarkson said. “I cannot tell you how fast I crossed it the other day. Because you simply wouldn’t believe me.”

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