Road Tests Real world tests of Lexus LFA vs Koenigsegg CC

0-60mph

Lexus LFA
3.6 s

Top speed

Lexus LFA
201 mph
Koenigsegg CC
240 mph

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Lexus LFA

Reasons to consider the
Lexus LFA

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More expensive sticker price $376k vs $268k More than 40% more expensive harder to own
Much higher redline 9,000 RPM vs 7,000 RPM Around 30% more revs
Front view of Koenigsegg CC

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Koenigsegg CC

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Faster top speed 240 mph vs 201 mph 39 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Has an air compressor Supercharger vs None Most supercars don't have an air compressor
Significantly more torque 553 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM vs 355 ft-lb @ 6,800 RPM More than 55% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Significantly lighter curb weight 2,425 lb vs 3,540 lb More than 30% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
More powerful engine 655 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 553 HP @ 8,700 RPM Around 20% stronger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Lexus LFA  vs
Koenigsegg CC 
Brand Lexus Koenigsegg
Price 375,875 268,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2010 2002-2004

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 6.4 lb/hp 3.7 lb/hp
Maximum hp 553 HP @ 8,700 RPM 655 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 355 ft-lb @ 6,800 RPM 553 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM
Max RPM 9,000 RPM 7,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc
Front wheels 508/? 241 457/? 229
Rear wheels 508/? 292 457/? 279

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,540 lb 2,425 lb
Width 74.6 in 78.3 in
Height 48 in 42.1 in
Length 177.4 in 165 in
Wheelbase 63.2 in 104.7 in

road tests

Lexus LFA  vs
Koenigsegg CC 
Top speed 201 mph 240 mph
0-60mph 3.6 s 3.5 s
Drag coefficient 0.31 0.3

transmission

Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Gear ratios
1: 3.23:1
2: 2.19:1
3: 1.61:1
4: 1.23:1
5: 0.97:1
6: 0.8:1

engine

Displacement 4,800 cc 4,600 cc
Cylinders V10 V8
Air compressor None Supercharger
Fuels
Gas
Valves per cylinder 4 4
Lexus LFA
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Koenigsegg CC
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