Road Tests Real world tests of Koenigsegg CCX vs Venom GT

0-60mph

Venom GT
2.5 s

Top speed

Koenigsegg CCX
242 mph
Venom GT
270 mph

0-100mph

Venom GT
5.3 s

1/4 mile

Venom GT
9.95 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Koenigsegg CCX

Reasons to consider the
Koenigsegg CCX

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the Koenigsegg CCX vs the Hennessey Venom GT.

Side view of Hennessey Venom GT

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Hennessey Venom GT

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Much more powerful engine 1,200 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 795 HP @ 7,000 RPM More than 50% stronger engine
Significantly more torque 851 ft-lb @ 4,200 RPM vs 582 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM More than 45% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Faster top speed 270 mph vs 242 mph 28 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
More expensive sticker price $950k vs $695k More than 35% more expensive harder to own
Faster to 100mph 5.3 s vs 6.5 s Around 20% faster to 100mph
Bigger engine 6,205 cc vs 4,700 cc More than 30% bigger engine
Faster to 200kph 7 s vs 9.3 s Around 25% faster to 200kph

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Koenigsegg CCX  vs
Venom GT 
Brand Koenigsegg Hennessey
Price 695,000 950,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2006 2010

design

Body style Fastback coupe Coupe

transmission

Drivetrain 2WD RWD
Shift system Manual Manual
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
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
R: 3:1
Axle ratio 3.36:1 3.36:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes 15 in Ventilated Disc Brembo Disc
Rear brakes 14.3 in Ventilated Disc Brembo Disc
Front wheels 255/35 19 265/30 19
Rear wheels 335/30 20 345/30 20

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,822 lb 2,743 lb
Width 78.6 in 77.2 in
Height 44.1 in 42.5 in
Length 169 in 183.3 in
Wheelbase 104.7 in 110.2 in

road tests

Koenigsegg CCX  vs
Venom GT 
Top speed 242 mph 270 mph
1/4 mile 10.3 s 9.95 s
0-60mph 2.9 s 2.5 s
0-100mph 6.5 s 5.3 s
0-200kph 9.3 s 7 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.55 lb/hp 2.29 lb/hp
Maximum hp 795 HP @ 7,000 RPM 1,200 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 582 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM 851 ft-lb @ 4,200 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Weight distribution 45%/55% 40%/60%
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 4,700 cc 6,205 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor Supercharger Turbocharger
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 8.2:1 9.2:1
Bore/stroke 3.56 in / 3.58 in 4.1 in / 3.6 in
Valves per cylinder 4 2
Koenigsegg CCX
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