Road Tests Real world tests of Koenigsegg CC vs Continental Supersports

Top speed

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Koenigsegg CC

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Koenigsegg CC

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Faster top speed 240 mph vs 204 mph 36 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Much lighter curb weight 2,425 lb vs 4,940 lb 2x lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Faster to 60mph 3.5 s vs 3.8 s Around 10% faster to 60mph
Side view of Bentley Continental Supersports

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Bentley Continental Supersports

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Bigger engine 5,988 cc vs 4,600 cc More than 30% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Koenigsegg CC  vs
Continental Supersports 
Brand Koenigsegg Bentley
Price 268,000 267,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2002-2004 2010

design

Chief designer Sven-Harry Åkesson Raul Pires

transmission

Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Gear ratios
1: 2.62:1
2: 1.94:1
3: 1.47:1
4: 1.14:1
5: 0.74:1
6: 0.59:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Bentley 16.5 in Ventilated Discs
Rear brakes Disc Bentley 13.5 in Ventilated Discs
Front wheels 457/? 229 508/? 241
Rear wheels 457/? 279 508/? 241

road tests

Koenigsegg CC  vs
Continental Supersports 
Top speed 240 mph 204 mph
0-60mph 3.5 s 3.8 s
Drag coefficient 0.3 0.32

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.7 lb/hp 7.95 lb/hp
Maximum hp 655 HP @ 6,500 RPM 621 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Maximum torque 553 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM 590 ft-lb @ 2,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion w/variable power assist

engine

Displacement 4,600 cc 5,988 cc
Cylinders V8 W12
Air compressor Supercharger Twin turbocharger
Fuels
Gas
Valves per cylinder 4 4

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,425 lb 4,940 lb
Width 78.3 in 76.6 in
Height 42.1 in 54.3 in
Length 165 in 189.1 in
Wheelbase 104.7 in 108.1 in
Koenigsegg CC
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