Road Tests Real world tests of Koenigsegg CCX vs Veyron

0-60mph

Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Koenigsegg CCX
242 mph
Veyron
253 mph

0-100mph

Veyron
5.1 s

Top Gear track time

Koenigsegg CCX
1:17.60
Veyron
1:18.30

1/4 mile

Veyron
10.2 s

Nurburgring time

Koenigsegg CCX
7:33.60
Veyron
7:40.0

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Koenigsegg CCX

Reasons to consider the
Koenigsegg CCX

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Significantly lighter curb weight 2,822 lb vs 4,162 lb More than 30% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Side view of Bugatti Veyron

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Bugatti Veyron

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Way more expensive sticker price $1.50M vs $695k Around 2.2x more expensive harder to own
Significantly more torque 922 ft-lb @ 2,200 RPM vs 582 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM Around 60% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
More powerful engine 987 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 795 HP @ 7,000 RPM Around 25% stronger engine
Much bigger engine 7,993 cc vs 4,700 cc More than 70% bigger engine
Faster top speed 253 mph vs 242 mph 11 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Faster to 100mph 5.1 s vs 6.5 s More than 20% faster to 100mph
Faster to 200kph 7.3 s vs 9.3 s More than 20% faster to 200kph

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Koenigsegg CCX  vs
Veyron 
Brand Koenigsegg Bugatti
Price 695,000 1,500,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2006 2005
Highest auction price 2008 Koenigsegg CCX, $381k, October 2012 2008 Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4, $898k, October 2012
City mileage 8 MPG 6 MPG
Highway mileage 18 MPG 13 MPG

design

Platform Koenigsegg CC Series Diablo VT
Body style Fastback coupe Fastback coupe
Top type Hard removable Hard fixed

transmission

Transmission make Clima 6-speed manual Bugatti DSG 7-speed
Drivetrain 2WD 4x4
Shift system Manual Automatic
Gearing Traditional Continuously-variable
# of gears 6 N/A
Gear ratios
1: 2.88:1
2: 1.77:1
3: 1.27:1
4: 1:1
5: 0.83:1
6: 0.71:1
7: 0.55:1
R: 3:1
Axle ratio 3.36:1 3.64:1
Paddle shifters Optional Standard, Left Down / Right Up

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front suspension Double wishbone, Independent Control arms, coil springs, adj shocks, anti-roll bar, Independent
Rear suspension Double wishbone, Independent Control arms, coil springs, adj shocks, anti-roll bar, Independent
Front brakes 15 in Ventilated Disc 15.8 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs
Rear brakes 14.3 in Ventilated Disc 15 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs
Front tires Michelin Pilot Sport 2 Michelin Pilot Sport
Front wheels 255/35 19 265/22 20
Wheel material Magnesium alloy Forged Aluminum
Rear tires Michelin Pilot Sport 2 Michelin Pilot Sport
Rear wheels 335/30 20 365/25 21
Wheel material Magnesium alloy Forged Aluminum

road tests

Koenigsegg CCX  vs
Veyron 
Top speed 242 mph 253 mph
1/4 mile 10.3 s 10.2 s
0-60mph 2.9 s 2.7 s
0-100mph 6.5 s 5.1 s
0-200kph 9.3 s 7.3 s
Lateral acceleration 1.4 g 1.4 g
Top gear time 1:17.60 1:18.30
20.6km nurburgring time 7:33.60 7:40.0
Drag coefficient 0.32 0.35

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.55 lb/hp 4.22 lb/hp
Maximum hp 795 HP @ 7,000 RPM 987 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 582 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM 922 ft-lb @ 2,200 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Weight distribution 45%/55% 44%/56%
Curb-to-curb turning radius 36.1 feet 39.4 feet
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Engine make Koenigsegg V8 Bugatti 8.0L W16
Displacement 4,700 cc 7,993 cc
Cylinders V8 W16
Air compressor Supercharger Quad turbocharger
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 8.2:1 9:1
Bore/stroke 3.56 in / 3.58 in 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Block material Cast Aluminium Alloy
Cylinder head material Cast Aluminium Alloy
Valvetrain Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC) Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Valves per cylinder 4 4

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,822 lb 4,162 lb
Width 78.6 in 78.7 in
Height 44.1 in 47.4 in
Length 169 in 175.6 in
Ground clearance 3.9 in 4.9 in
Wheelbase 104.7 in 106.7 in
Has a rear spoiler Yes Yes
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