Road Tests Real world tests of McLaren F1 vs Agera

0-60mph

McLaren F1
3.2 s
Agera R
2.9 s

Top speed

McLaren F1
242 mph
Agera R
260 mph

1/4 mile

McLaren F1
11.1 s
Agera R
10.1 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of McLaren F1

Reasons to consider the
McLaren F1

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Lighter curb weight 2,513 lb vs 3,157 lb More than 20% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Bigger engine 6,064 cc vs 5,000 cc More than 20% bigger engine
Side view of Koenigsegg Agera

Reasons to consider the
Koenigsegg Agera R

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Much sticky cornering g 1.6 g vs 0.86 g More than 85% sticky cornering g
Has an air compressor Twin turbocharger vs None About half of supercars have an air compressor
Much more powerful engine 1,115 HP @ 6,900 RPM vs 627 HP @ 7,500 RPM Around 80% stronger engine
Much more torque 888 ft-lb @ 5,600 RPM vs 455 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM More than 95% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Faster in the quarter mile 10.1 s vs 11.1 s Around 10% faster at the drag strip
Faster top speed 260 mph vs 242 mph 18 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Faster to 60mph 2.9 s vs 3.2 s Around 10% faster to 60mph
More expensive sticker price $1.40M vs $970k Around 45% more expensive harder to own
Better power-to-weight ratio 2.83 lb/hp vs 4.01 lb/hp Around 30% better power-to-weight ratio
Faster to 200kph 7.5 s vs 9.4 s More than 20% faster to 200kph

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

McLaren F1  vs
Agera 
Brand McLaren Koenigsegg
Price 970,000 1,400,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 1992-1998 2011

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 4.01 lb/hp 2.83 lb/hp
Maximum hp 627 HP @ 7,500 RPM 1,115 HP @ 6,900 RPM
Maximum torque 455 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM 888 ft-lb @ 5,600 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,064 cc 5,000 cc
Cylinders V12 V8
Air compressor None Twin turbocharger
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 11:1 9.2:1
Valvetrain Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC) DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,513 lb 3,157 lb
Width 75.6 in 78.7 in
Height 44.1 in 44.1 in
Length 168.8 in 169.1 in
Front track width 61.7 in 66.9 in
Wheelbase 107.1 in 104.8 in

road tests

McLaren F1  vs
Agera 
Top speed 242 mph 260 mph
1/4 mile 11.1 s 10.1 s
0-60mph 3.2 s 2.9 s
0-200kph 9.4 s 7.5 s
Lateral acceleration 0.86 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: 3.23:1
2: 2.19:1
3: 1.71:1
4: 1.39:1
5: 1.16:1
6: 0.93:1
7: 0.71:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo 13.1 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs Disc
Rear brakes Brembo 12 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs Disc
Front wheels 432/? 229 483/? 241
Rear wheels 432/? 292 508/? 318
McLaren F1
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