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Old 27th January 2009, 00:23   #1
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Last July, I had gone to America to visit family. When I had met my cousin, he told me that a good friend of his got a Bugatti Veyron! I was shocked, but skeptical. Basically I wanted the proof! So my cousin took me (in his fantastic Honda Civic Si) to his friends place. When we reach I was greeted by what is possibly the most amazing home I have ever seen, and a collection of nice cars in the driveway (2 Merc S65 AMGs, an original 67 Corvette Stingray, A yellow Jeep Wrangler and one of the last production Honda Preludes, it turns out he has a whole collection of supercars) At this point I started to accept the fact this guy might have a veyron. So we get out of the car, and go into a pitch black Garage, the lights are turned on, and there it was! One of the most fantastic cars ever built! I was shocked to see it. Of course I had to bring my camera with, I took a few pics and made a video, here they are:

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Ah, always a pleasure seeing one of those for real. My experience was with one in the exact same exterior colour, though the interior's were ash gray. Lovely, isn't it?
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dying to see the car from inside.. if you have pics please post it man.

any pic of engine bay?
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Fantastic pictures Malhaar. Not everyone is fortunate to come face to face with the Veyron. You are a lucky guy. Nice pictures. Did the gentleman take you for a drive? More pictures please.
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Fantastic pictures Malhaar. Not everyone is fortunate to come face to face with the Veyron. You are a lucky guy. Nice pictures. Did the gentleman take you for a drive? More pictures please.
No did not got for a ride unfortunatley, as I had gone to see the car at around 1:30 am(it was the only time I could go, was so busy), and also these are my only pictures as of now, next time I go to LA, I will definitley take more pictures and go for a drive. I will also take some pictures of his other cars, he has a vast collection of supercars. He has an Audi R8, Aston Martin Vanquish, Mercedes SLR, Ferrari 599 and a Porsche Carrera GT. But when I had gone to see the Veyron his cars were at another home of his. But next time I go, I will definitley take more pictures of the Veyron and his other cars
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So we get out of the car, and go into a pitch black Garage, the lights are turned on, and there it was!
Just like they would introduce a monster in a horror flick! And what a monster at that. Congratulations, few people would get to see a Veyron in person (I haven't yet but can't wait) even once in their lifetime. Special cars have a larger-than-life personality....I hated the Enzo until I saw one at the NY auto show.

Why didn't you ask him to take you for a spin? This was your closest chance.
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Beauty! Envy you my friend!
If i was there noone could have stopped me to get a drive in,you dont get such chances everyday!
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WOW! Superb! can i hitch a ride too when u get to drive it or get to be driven in it?
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Just like they would introduce a monster in a horror flick! And what a monster at that. Congratulations, few people would get to see a Veyron in person (I haven't yet but can't wait) even once in their lifetime. Special cars have a larger-than-life personality....I hated the Enzo until I saw one at the NY auto show.

Why didn't you ask him to take you for a spin? This was your closest chance.
I didnt go for a ride, because it was quite late at night when I went to see it around 1AM, and there were about 5 of us there, but next time I go to LA, I will definitley ask for a ride
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Woooooh! Now that's made up my day. I am really supercharged for my gym now (time to shut shop).
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That is WILD. Must have been some experience eh? I saw a couple of Veyrons at the Middle East Motor Show but couldn't get close enough to call it a satisfactory experience! It really does bowl you over, it's got presence all right. I saw it in all white, and golden-white.
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Dam thats awesome. Wonder what he does for a living.
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Damn.
Am I jealous or what.

I can think what a feeling it will be to hear 1001 horses together !
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I'm far too jealous to be jealous. You are the man, my friend. 'gratz on experiencing a modern day automobile marvel
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Dam thats awesome. Wonder what he does for a living.
He is the CEO of a huge multinational company, and chances are you might own something from that company
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