Road Tests Real world tests of Agera vs Venom GT

0-60mph

Agera R
2.9 s
Venom GT
2.5 s
Stopping power is delivered via Brembo brakes with 6-piston calipers up front and 4-piston calipers in rear clamping down on 15-inch carbon ceramic rotors.
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Top speed

Agera R
260 mph
Venom GT
265 mph
” In the case of the Venom GT, less weight means more performance.
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1/4 mile

Agera R
10.1 s
Venom GT
9.95 s
The Venom GT will have a production curb weight of less than 2,400 lbs (1,071 kilos) aided by its lightweight carbon fiber bodywork and carbon fiber wheels.
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Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Koenigsegg Agera

Reasons to consider the
Koenigsegg Agera R

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More expensive sticker price $1.40M vs $950k More than 45% more expensive harder to own
Side view of Hennessey Venom GT

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Hennessey Venom GT

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Faster to 60mph 2.5 s vs 2.9 s Around 15% faster to 60mph
More powerful engine 1,200 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 1,115 HP @ 6,900 RPM Around 10% stronger engine
Bigger engine 6,205 cc vs 5,000 cc Around 25% bigger engine
Lighter curb weight 2,743 lb vs 3,157 lb Around 15% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Better power-to-weight ratio 2.29 lb/hp vs 2.83 lb/hp Around 20% better power-to-weight ratio

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Agera  vs
Venom GT 
Brand Koenigsegg Hennessey
Price 1,400,000 950,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2011 2010

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 2.83 lb/hp 2.29 lb/hp
Maximum hp 1,115 HP @ 6,900 RPM 1,200 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 888 ft-lb @ 5,600 RPM 851 ft-lb @ 4,200 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 5,000 cc 6,205 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor Twin turbocharger Turbocharger
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 9.2:1 9.2:1
Valves per cylinder 4 2

road tests

Agera  vs
Venom GT 
Top speed 260 mph 265 mph
1/4 mile 10.1 s 9.95 s
0-60mph 2.9 s 2.5 s
0-200kph 7.5 s 7 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/E-Diff RWD
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 Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Disc Brembo Disc
Front wheels 483/? 241 265/30 19
Rear wheels 508/? 318 345/30 20

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,157 lb 2,743 lb
Width 78.7 in 77.2 in
Height 44.1 in 42.5 in
Length 169.1 in 183.3 in
Front track width 66.9 in 63.5 in
Wheelbase 104.8 in 110.2 in
Koenigsegg Agera R
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