Road Tests Real world tests of Koenigsegg CCX vs Agera

0-60mph

Agera R
2.9 s

Top speed

Koenigsegg CCX
242 mph
Agera R
260 mph

1/4 mile

Agera R
10.1 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Koenigsegg CCX

Reasons to consider the
Koenigsegg CCX

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Lighter curb weight 2,822 lb vs 3,157 lb More than 10% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Side view of Koenigsegg Agera

Reasons to consider the
Koenigsegg Agera R

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Way more more powerful engine 1,115 HP @ 6,900 RPM vs 795 HP @ 7,000 RPM More than 40% stronger engine
Significantly more torque 888 ft-lb @ 5,600 RPM vs 582 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM Around 55% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Way more expensive sticker price $1.40M vs $695k More than 2x more expensive harder to own
Faster top speed 260 mph vs 242 mph 18 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Sticky cornering g 1.6 g vs 1.4 g Around 15% sticky cornering g
Slightly faster to 200kph 7.5 s vs 9.3 s Around 20% faster to 200kph

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Koenigsegg CCX  vs
Agera 
Brand Koenigsegg Koenigsegg
Price 695,000 1,400,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2006 2011

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.55 lb/hp 2.83 lb/hp
Maximum hp 795 HP @ 7,000 RPM 1,115 HP @ 6,900 RPM
Maximum torque 582 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM 888 ft-lb @ 5,600 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 Twin turbocharger
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 8.2:1 9.2:1
Valvetrain Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC) DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,822 lb 3,157 lb
Width 78.6 in 78.7 in
Height 44.1 in 44.1 in
Length 169 in 169.1 in
Wheelbase 104.7 in 104.8 in

road tests

Koenigsegg CCX  vs
Agera 
Top speed 242 mph 260 mph
1/4 mile 10.3 s 10.1 s
0-60mph 2.9 s 2.9 s
0-200kph 9.3 s 7.5 s
Lateral acceleration 1.4 g 1.6 g
Drag coefficient 0.32 0.3

transmission

Drivetrain 2WD RWD w/E-Diff
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 7
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: 0.71:1
R: 3:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes 15 in Ventilated Disc Disc
Rear brakes 14.3 in Ventilated Disc Disc
Front wheels 255/35 19 483/? 241
Rear wheels 335/30 20 508/? 318
Koenigsegg CCX
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