Photo: Bugatti

If you spend millions of dollars on a car, you should be able to do whatever the hell you want with the thing. Those are the rules, right?

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Today, my brilliant coworker Raphael described the shitshow that is Bugatti’s PR department, which decided to retract a statement from the company’s head of engineering— a statement that said the supercar could do 285 MPH.

But no, Bugatti has put a governor on the car, limiting top speed to only 261 MPH. Why? We’re not sure. It could be a safety concern, but Voice of C. Montgomery Burns doesn’t give a damn about safety-shmafety. With a car that expensive, Bugatti doesn’t get to make the rules:

As a gift for your fine comment, here’s a ballad from a guy who also does whatever the hell he wants: