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

0-60mph

Top speed

S7 Twin Turbo
247 mph
Koenigsegg CCX
242 mph

0-100mph

1/4 mile

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Saleen S7 Twin Turbo

Reasons to consider the
Saleen S7 Twin Turbo

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Much bigger engine 7,000 cc vs 4,700 cc Around 50% bigger engine
More torque 702 ft-lb @ 4,800 RPM vs 582 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM More than 20% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Side view of Koenigsegg CCX

Reasons to consider the
Koenigsegg CCX

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Much sticky cornering g 1.4 g vs 1.1 g More than 25% sticky cornering g
More expensive sticker price $695k vs $555k More than 25% more expensive harder to own
More powerful engine 795 HP @ 7,000 RPM vs 740 HP @ 6,300 RPM More than 5% stronger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

S7 Twin Turbo  vs
Koenigsegg CCX 
Brand Saleen Koenigsegg
Price 555,000 695,000
Year 2005 2006
Highest auction price $412k, January 2009 2008 Koenigsegg CCX, $381k, October 2012

design

Body style Coupe Fastback coupe

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/Limited Slip Differential 2WD
Shift system Manual Manual
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
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

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,750 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  vs
Koenigsegg CCX 
Top speed 247 mph 242 mph
1/4 mile 10.5 s 10.3 s
0-60mph 3.4 s 2.9 s
0-100mph 5.9 s 6.5 s
0-200kph 9.9 s 9.3 s
Lateral acceleration 1.1 g 1.4 g

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.72 lb/hp 3.55 lb/hp
Maximum hp 740 HP @ 6,300 RPM 795 HP @ 7,000 RPM
Maximum torque 702 ft-lb @ 4,800 RPM 582 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 7,000 cc 4,700 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor Twin turbocharger Supercharger
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
Saleen S7 Twin Turbo
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Koenigsegg CCX
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