Road Tests Real world tests of Koenigsegg CCX vs F50 GT1

0-60mph

F50 GT1
2.9 s

Top speed

Koenigsegg CCX
242 mph
F50 GT1
236 mph

0-100mph

F50 GT1
6.7 s

1/4 mile

F50 GT1
11.2 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 About half of supercars have an air compressor
More torque 582 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM vs 383 ft-lb @ 8,000 RPM More than 50% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Faster in the quarter mile 10.3 s vs 11.2 s Around 10% faster at the drag strip
More powerful engine 795 HP @ 7,000 RPM vs 680 HP @ 10,500 RPM More than 15% stronger engine
Front view of Ferrari F50 GT1

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Ferrari F50 GT1

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Way more expensive sticker price $1.4M vs $695k More than 2x more expensive harder to own
Lighter curb weight 2,005 lb vs 2,822 lb Around 30% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Koenigsegg CCX  vs
F50 GT1 
Brand Koenigsegg Ferrari
Price 695,000 1,430,000
Year 2006 1996-1997
Highest auction price 2008 Koenigsegg CCX, $381k, October 2012 1996 Ferrari F50, $494k, October 2008

design

Body style Fastback coupe Coupe

transmission

Drivetrain 2WD Mid Engine / RWD
Shift system Manual Manual
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes 15 in Ventilated Disc 14.96 in Disc
Rear brakes 14.3 in Ventilated Disc 14.96 in Disc
Front wheels 255/35 19 508/? 279
Rear wheels 335/30 20 508/? 330

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,822 lb 2,005 lb
Width 78.6 in 78.2 in
Height 44.1 in 43 in
Length 169 in 180.2 in
Wheelbase 104.7 in 101.6 in

road tests

Koenigsegg CCX  vs
F50 GT1 
Top speed 242 mph 236 mph
1/4 mile 10.3 s 11.2 s
0-60mph 2.9 s 2.9 s
0-100mph 6.5 s 6.7 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.55 lb/hp 2.95 lb/hp
Maximum hp 795 HP @ 7,000 RPM 680 HP @ 10,500 RPM
Maximum torque 582 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM 383 ft-lb @ 8,000 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Weight distribution 45%/55% 42%/58%
Steering system Rack and pinion rack&pinion

engine

Displacement 4,700 cc 4,700 cc
Cylinders V8 V12
Air compressor Supercharger None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 8.2:1 12:1
Bore/stroke 3.56 in / 3.58 in 3.35 in / 2.72 in
Valvetrain Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC) DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 5
Koenigsegg CCX
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