Road Tests Real world tests of McLaren P1 vs Agera


McLaren P1
2.7 s
Agera R
2.9 s
It's an absolutely docile creature until the revs hit 3500 rpm, and then it bolts forward with a jolt.
Agera R | by MotorTrend

Top speed

McLaren P1
217 mph
Agera R
260 mph
P1 Agera R @
Top speed will breach 260 mph, according to Koenigsegg.
Agera R | by MotorTrend

1/4 mile

McLaren P1
9.8 s
Agera R
10.1 s
It takes a moment to summon the courage to plant 1150 hp and 885 lb-ft of pure muscle.
Agera R | by MotorTrend

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of McLaren P1

Reasons to consider the
McLaren P1

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Faster to 60mph 2.7 s vs 2.9 s More than 5% faster to 60mph
Slightly faster in the quarter mile 9.8 s vs 10.1 s Around 5% faster at the drag strip
Side view of Koenigsegg Agera

Reasons to consider the
Koenigsegg Agera R

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Faster top speed 260 mph vs 217 mph 43 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
More torque 888 ft-lb @ 5,600 RPM vs 663 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM Around 35% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
More powerful engine 1,115 HP @ 6,900 RPM vs 903 HP @ 7,500 RPM Around 25% stronger engine
Bigger engine 5,000 cc vs 3,799 cc More than 30% bigger engine
More expensive sticker price $1.40M vs $1.2M More than 20% more expensive harder to own
Better power-to-weight ratio 2.83 lb/hp vs 3.36 lb/hp More than 15% better power-to-weight ratio

Specifications Full list of technical specs


McLaren P1  vs
Brand McLaren Koenigsegg
Price 1,150,000 1,400,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2014 2011

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.36 lb/hp 2.83 lb/hp
Maximum hp 903 HP @ 7,500 RPM 1,115 HP @ 6,900 RPM
Maximum torque 663 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM 888 ft-lb @ 5,600 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion


Displacement 3,799 cc 5,000 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor Twin turbocharger Twin turbocharger
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

McLaren P1  vs
Top speed 217 mph 260 mph
1/4 mile 9.8 s 10.1 s
0-60mph 2.7 s 2.9 s
Drag coefficient 0.34 0.3


Drivetrain Rear wheel drive RWD w/E-Diff
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 7 7

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,036 lb 3,157 lb
Width 76.6 in 78.7 in
Height 46.8 in 44.1 in
Length 180.6 in 169.1 in
Wheelbase 105.1 in 104.8 in
McLaren P1
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Koenigsegg Agera R
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