Road Tests Real world tests of Sesto Elemento vs Koenigsegg CCX


Top speed

Sesto Elemento
217 mph
Koenigsegg CCX
242 mph

Top Gear track time

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Lamborghini Sesto Elemento

Reasons to consider the
Lamborghini Sesto Elemento

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Much more expensive sticker price $2.20M vs $695k Around 3.2x more expensive harder to own
Great lap time on the Top Gear track 1:14.0 vs 1:17.60 Around 5% great lap time on the Top Gear track
Faster to 60mph 2.5 s vs 2.9 s Around 15% faster to 60mph
Lighter curb weight 2,200 lb vs 2,822 lb More than 20% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Slightly bigger engine 5,204 cc vs 4,700 cc More than 10% bigger engine
Side view of Koenigsegg CCX

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Koenigsegg CCX

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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 570 HP @ 8,000 RPM Around 40% stronger engine
More torque 582 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM vs 398 ft-lb @ 6,500 RPM More than 45% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Sesto Elemento  vs
Koenigsegg CCX 
Brand Lamborghini Koenigsegg
Price 2,200,000 695,000
Type of car Concept car Production car
Year 2010 2006

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.86 lb/hp 3.55 lb/hp
Maximum hp 570 HP @ 8,000 RPM 795 HP @ 7,000 RPM
Maximum torque 398 ft-lb @ 6,500 RPM 582 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion


Displacement 5,204 cc 4,700 cc
Cylinders V10 V8
Compression ratio 12.5:1 8.2:1
Bore/stroke 3.3 in / 3.7 in 3.56 in / 3.58 in
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

Sesto Elemento  vs
Koenigsegg CCX 
Top speed 217 mph 242 mph
0-60mph 2.5 s 2.9 s
Top gear time 1:14.0 1:17.60


Drivetrain 4x4 2WD
Shift system Semi-automatic Manual
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc 15 in Ventilated Disc
Rear brakes Disc 14.3 in Ventilated Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,200 lb 2,822 lb
Lamborghini Sesto Elemento
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