Road Tests Real world tests of Koenigsegg CCX vs Ascari A10

0-60mph

Top speed

Koenigsegg CCX
242 mph
Ascari A10
214 mph

0-100mph

Top Gear track time

Koenigsegg CCX
1:17.60
Ascari A10
1:17.30

1/4 mile

Ascari A10
11.1 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Koenigsegg CCX

Reasons to consider the
Koenigsegg CCX

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Has an air compressor Supercharger vs None Most supercars don't have an air compressor
Faster top speed 242 mph vs 214 mph 28 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
More torque 582 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM vs 413 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM More than 40% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Faster in the quarter mile 10.3 s vs 11.1 s More than 5% faster at the drag strip
More powerful engine 795 HP @ 7,000 RPM vs 625 HP @ 7,500 RPM More than 25% stronger engine
More expensive sticker price $695k vs $600k More than 15% more expensive harder to own
Side view of Ascari A10

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Ascari A10

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Slightly faster to 100mph 5.9 s vs 6.5 s Around 10% faster to 100mph
Slightly bigger engine 5,000 cc vs 4,700 cc More than 5% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Koenigsegg CCX  vs
Ascari A10 
Brand Koenigsegg Ascari
Price 695,000 600,000
Year 2006 2006

design

Body style Fastback coupe Coupe

transmission

Drivetrain 2WD RWD w/Viscous Slip Differential
Shift system Manual Manual
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Axle ratio 3.36:1 3.7:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes 15 in Ventilated Disc Disc
Rear brakes 14.3 in Ventilated Disc Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,822 lb 2,827 lb
Width 78.6 in 72.9 in
Height 44.1 in 44.8 in
Length 169 in 169.3 in
Wheelbase 104.7 in 103.8 in

road tests

Koenigsegg CCX  vs
Ascari A10 
Top speed 242 mph 214 mph
1/4 mile 10.3 s 11.1 s
0-60mph 2.9 s 2.8 s
0-100mph 6.5 s 5.9 s
Top gear time 1:17.60 1:17.30

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.55 lb/hp 4.52 lb/hp
Maximum hp 795 HP @ 7,000 RPM 625 HP @ 7,500 RPM
Maximum torque 582 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM 413 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 4,700 cc 5,000 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor Supercharger None
Fuels
Gas
Bore/stroke 3.56 in / 3.58 in 3.7 in / 3.5 in
Valves per cylinder 4 4
Koenigsegg CCX
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