Road Tests Real world tests of S7 Twin Turbo Competition vs Koenigsegg CCX

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Saleen S7 Twin Turbo Competition

Reasons to consider the
Saleen S7 Twin Turbo Competition

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Way more more powerful engine 1,000 HP vs 795 HP @ 7,000 RPM More than 25% stronger engine
Much bigger engine 6,991 cc vs 4,700 cc Around 50% bigger engine
Faster to 60mph 2.6 s vs 2.9 s More than 10% faster to 60mph
Faster top speed 248 mph vs 242 mph 6 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Side view of Koenigsegg CCX

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Koenigsegg CCX

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More expensive sticker price $695k vs $555k More than 25% more expensive harder to own

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

S7 Twin Turbo Competition  vs
Koenigsegg CCX 
Brand Saleen Koenigsegg
Price 555,000 695,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2006 2006

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 2.95 lb/hp 3.55 lb/hp
Maximum hp 1,000 HP 795 HP @ 7,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,991 cc 4,700 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 10.8:1 8.2:1
Bore/stroke 4.12 in / 4 in 3.56 in / 3.58 in
Valves per cylinder 2 4

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,950 lb 2,822 lb
Width 78.3 in 78.6 in
Height 41 in 44.1 in
Length 188 in 169 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 104.7 in

road tests

S7 Twin Turbo Competition  vs
Koenigsegg CCX 
Top speed 248 mph 242 mph
0-60mph 2.6 s 2.9 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/Limited Slip Differential 2WD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Gear ratios
1: 2.86:1
2: 1.61:1
3: 1.14:1
4: 0.96:1
5: 0.81:1
6: 0.64:1
R: 3:1
Axle ratio 3.7:1 3.36:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc 15 in Ventilated Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc 14.3 in Ventilated Disc
Front wheels 483/? 241 255/35 19
Rear wheels 508/? 305 335/30 20
Saleen S7 Twin Turbo Competition
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Koenigsegg CCX
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