Road Tests Real world tests of Aventador vs Koenigsegg CCX

Top speed

Top Gear track time

1/4 mile

Nurburgring time

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Lamborghini Aventador

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Much bigger engine 6,498 cc vs 4,700 cc Around 40% bigger engine
Side view of Koenigsegg CCX

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Much sticky cornering g 1.4 g vs 1.01 g Around 40% sticky cornering g
Has an air compressor Supercharger vs None Most supercars don't have an air compressor
Much more expensive sticker price $695k vs $376k Around 85% more expensive harder to own
Faster top speed 242 mph vs 217 mph 25 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
More powerful engine 795 HP @ 7,000 RPM vs 700 HP @ 8,250 RPM Around 15% stronger engine
More torque 582 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM vs 509 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM Around 15% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Lighter curb weight 2,822 lb vs 3,472 lb Around 20% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Has an active suspension Yes vs No Somewhat common; Reacts to the road for a smoother ride

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Aventador  vs
Koenigsegg CCX 
Brand Lamborghini Koenigsegg
Price 376,000 695,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2011 2006
City mileage 11 MPG 8 MPG
Highway mileage 17 MPG 18 MPG

design

Body style Coupe Fastback coupe
Top type Hard fixed Hard removable

transmission

Drivetrain 4WD 2WD
Shift system Automatic Manual
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 7 6
Paddle shifters N/A Optional

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front suspension Independent Double wishbone, Independent
Rear suspension Independent Double wishbone, Independent
Front brakes 15.75 in Ventilated Disc 15 in Ventilated Disc
Rear brakes 14.96 in Ventilated Disc 14.3 in Ventilated Disc
Front wheels 255/35 19 255/35 19
Wheel material Steel Magnesium alloy
Rear wheels 508/? 305 335/30 20
Wheel material Steel Magnesium alloy

road tests

Aventador  vs
Koenigsegg CCX 
Top speed 217 mph 242 mph
1/4 mile 10.2 s 10.3 s
0-60mph 2.7 s 2.9 s
0-100mph 5.8 s 6.5 s
0-200kph 8.6 s 9.3 s
Lateral acceleration 1.01 g 1.4 g
Top gear time 1:16.50 1:17.60
20.6km nurburgring time 7:25.0 7:33.60
Drag coefficient 0.32 0.32

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 4.96 lb/hp 3.55 lb/hp
Maximum hp 700 HP @ 8,250 RPM 795 HP @ 7,000 RPM
Maximum torque 509 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM 582 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Weight distribution 43%/57% 45%/55%
Steering system rack&pinionPAS Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,498 cc 4,700 cc
Cylinders V12 V8
Air compressor None Supercharger
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 11.8:1 8.2:1
Bore/stroke 3.74 in / 3.01 in 3.56 in / 3.58 in
Valvetrain DOHC Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Valves per cylinder 4 4

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,472 lb 2,822 lb
Width 79.9 in 78.6 in
Height 44.7 in 44.1 in
Length 188.2 in 169 in
Ground clearance 5.7 in 3.9 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 104.7 in
Has a rear spoiler Yes Yes
Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Coupe
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