Road Tests Real world tests of Agera vs Veyron

0-60mph

Agera R
2.9 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

1/4 mile

Agera R
10.1 s
Veyron
10.2 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Koenigsegg Agera

Reasons to consider the
Koenigsegg Agera R

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Sticky cornering g 1.6 g vs 1.4 g Around 15% sticky cornering g
Significantly lighter curb weight 3,157 lb vs 4,162 lb Around 25% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Better power-to-weight ratio 2.83 lb/hp vs 4.22 lb/hp Around 35% better power-to-weight ratio
More powerful engine 1,115 HP @ 6,900 RPM vs 987 HP @ 6,500 RPM Around 15% stronger engine
Faster top speed 260 mph vs 253 mph 7 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Side view of Bugatti Veyron

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Much bigger engine 7,993 cc vs 5,000 cc Around 60% bigger engine
Faster to 60mph 2.7 s vs 2.9 s More than 5% faster to 60mph

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Agera  vs
Veyron 
Brand Koenigsegg Bugatti
Price 1,400,000 1,500,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2011 2005

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 2.83 lb/hp 4.22 lb/hp
Maximum hp 1,115 HP @ 6,900 RPM 987 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 888 ft-lb @ 5,600 RPM 922 ft-lb @ 2,200 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 5,000 cc 7,993 cc
Cylinders V8 W16
Air compressor Twin turbocharger Quad turbocharger
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 9.2:1 9:1
Valvetrain DOHC Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Valves per cylinder 4 4

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,157 lb 4,162 lb
Width 78.7 in 78.7 in
Height 44.1 in 47.4 in
Length 169.1 in 175.6 in
Front track width 66.9 in 67.5 in
Wheelbase 104.8 in 106.7 in

road tests

Agera  vs
Veyron 
Top speed 260 mph 253 mph
1/4 mile 10.1 s 10.2 s
0-60mph 2.9 s 2.7 s
0-200kph 7.5 s 7.3 s
Lateral acceleration 1.6 g 1.4 g
Drag coefficient 0.3 0.36

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/E-Diff 4x4
Gearing Traditional Continuously-variable
# of gears 7 N/A
Gear ratios
1: 3.36:1
2: 2.88:1
3: 1.77:1
4: 1.27:1
5: 1:1
6: 0.83:1
7: 0.71:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc 15.8 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs
Rear brakes Disc 15 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs
Front wheels 483/? 241 265/22 20
Rear wheels 508/? 318 365/25 21
Koenigsegg Agera R
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