Road Tests Real world tests of McLaren P1 vs Koenigsegg CCX

0-60mph

Top speed

McLaren P1
217 mph
Koenigsegg CCX
242 mph

0-100mph

1/4 mile

McLaren P1
9.8 s

Nurburgring time

McLaren P1
6:47.0
Koenigsegg CCX
7:33.60

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of McLaren P1

Reasons to consider the
McLaren P1

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More expensive sticker price $1.2M vs $695k More than 65% more expensive harder to own
More powerful engine 903 HP @ 7,500 RPM vs 795 HP @ 7,000 RPM Around 15% stronger engine
Faster in the quarter mile 9.8 s vs 10.3 s Around 5% faster at the drag strip
More torque 663 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM vs 582 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM Around 15% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Slightly faster to 100mph 5.5 s vs 6.5 s More than 15% faster to 100mph
Really great lap time on the 20.6km Nurburgring 6:47.0 vs 7:33.60 More than 10% great lap time on the 20.6km Nurburgring
Side view of Koenigsegg CCX

Reasons to consider the
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
Bigger engine 4,700 cc vs 3,799 cc Around 25% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

McLaren P1  vs
Koenigsegg CCX 
Brand McLaren Koenigsegg
Price 1,150,000 695,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2014 2006

design

Body style Coupe Fastback coupe
Top type Hard fixed Hard removable

transmission

Drivetrain Rear wheel drive 2WD
Shift system Automatic Manual
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 7 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

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

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,036 lb 2,822 lb
Width 76.6 in 78.6 in
Height 46.8 in 44.1 in
Length 180.6 in 169 in
Wheelbase 105.1 in 104.7 in
Has a rear spoiler Yes Yes

road tests

McLaren P1  vs
Koenigsegg CCX 
Top speed 217 mph 242 mph
1/4 mile 9.8 s 10.3 s
0-60mph 2.7 s 2.9 s
0-100mph 5.5 s 6.5 s
20.6km nurburgring time 6:47.0 7:33.60
Drag coefficient 0.34 0.32

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.36 lb/hp 3.55 lb/hp
Maximum hp 903 HP @ 7,500 RPM 795 HP @ 7,000 RPM
Maximum torque 663 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM 582 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,799 cc 4,700 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor Twin turbocharger Supercharger
Fuels
Gas
Bore/stroke 3.66 in / 2.75 in 3.56 in / 3.58 in
Valvetrain DOHC Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Valves per cylinder 4 4
McLaren P1
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Koenigsegg CCX
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