Road Tests Real world tests of Agera vs Corvette

0-60mph

Agera R
2.9 s
Corvette Z06
3.6 s

Top speed

Agera R
260 mph
Corvette Z06
198 mph

1/4 mile

Agera R
10.1 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Koenigsegg Agera

Reasons to consider the
Koenigsegg Agera R

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Much more powerful engine 1,115 HP @ 6,900 RPM vs 500 HP @ 6,200 RPM Around 2.2x stronger engine
Much more expensive sticker price $1.40M vs $74k Around 19x more expensive harder to own
Faster top speed 260 mph vs 198 mph 62 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Has an air compressor Twin turbocharger vs None About half of supercars have an air compressor
Much more torque 888 ft-lb @ 5,600 RPM vs 465 ft-lb @ 4,600 RPM More than 90% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
A lot faster in the quarter mile 10.1 s vs 12 s More than 15% faster at the drag strip
Faster to 60mph 2.9 s vs 3.6 s Around 20% faster to 60mph
Front view of Chevrolet Corvette

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Chevrolet Corvette Z06

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Bigger engine 7,011 cc vs 5,000 cc More than 40% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Agera  vs
Corvette 
Brand Koenigsegg Chevrolet
Price 1,400,000 74,305
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2011 2011

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 2.83 lb/hp 6.26 lb/hp
Maximum hp 1,115 HP @ 6,900 RPM 500 HP @ 6,200 RPM
Maximum torque 888 ft-lb @ 5,600 RPM 465 ft-lb @ 4,600 RPM
Engine placement Mid Front
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 5,000 cc 7,011 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor Twin turbocharger None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 9.2:1 11:1
Valves per cylinder 4 2

road tests

Agera  vs
Corvette 
Top speed 260 mph 198 mph
1/4 mile 10.1 s 12 s
0-60mph 2.9 s 3.6 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/E-Diff RWD w/Electronic Traction Control
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 7 6
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 Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc
Front wheels 483/? 241 285/30 19
Rear wheels 508/? 318 510/30 20

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,157 lb 3,130 lb
Width 78.7 in 76 in
Height 44.1 in 49.1 in
Length 169.1 in 174.6 in
Front track width 66.9 in 63.5 in
Wheelbase 104.8 in 105.7 in
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