Koenigsegg Agera R

Posted By on October 23, 2011 in Automotive, Spotted | 2 comments

Koenigsegg Agera R

Koenigsegg Agera R

 

Back to London photos again. After the Ferrari Concours D’Elegance in Sydney and the Warrior film premiere, I still haven’t finished posting my photos from the European summer 2011.

This time I’m highlighting the mighty Koenigsegg Agera R, Swedish version of a Supercar.

Koenigsegg was founded in 1994 and in 2002 they introduced their first supercar, the Koenigsegg CC. Unlike most new supercar manufacturers, Koenigsegg stayed afloat and managed to compete with the older established supercars and after several versions of the CC (CC8S, CCR, CCX, CCGT and CCXR), they created their latest model, the Agera.

The car spotted here is the Agera R and similar to the CCR, this car runs on bio fuel rather than petrol, making it the greener option.

The Agera R can accelerate from 0–100 km/h in 2.9 seconds and reach a theoretical top speed of approximately 442 km/h), making it faster than a Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, although this has not been officially verified.

Specifications:

  • Power output: 940 hp at 6900 rpm – redline @ 7250 rpm
  • Torque: over 1000 Nm from 2700 to 6170 rpm
  • Max torque: 1100 Nm at 4000 rpm
  • Acceleration: 0-100 km / h (0-62 mph) 3 seconds
  • 0-200 km / h in 8.0 sec, 0-200-0 km / h 13.5 sec
  • Braking distance: 30.5M (100-0 km / h)
  • Lateral g-force: 1.6 g
  • Fuel consumption: Highway travel: 12.5 l/100km, Combined : 14.7 / 100km
  • Weight-to-power ratio: 1.41 kg / hp (dry weight)
  • Weight distribution: 45% front 55% rear
  • Emission levels: Euro V and BGN 2

Engine:

  • Koenigsegg aluminum 5.0 L V8, 4 valves per cylinder, double overheadcamshafts
  • Compression: 9.0:1
  • Bore: 91.7 mm Stroke: 95.25 mm
  • Sequential, multipoint fuel injection.
  • Twin turbo superchargers
  • 1.3 bar boost pressure.
  • Dry sump lubrication.
  • Carbon fiber intake manifold with optimized intake Tracts.
  • Tig-welded ceramic coated Inconel exhaust system manifold with merge collector.
  • Weight: 197 kg
Personally I love the car, it looks great and seeing it driving around on the streets of London is very surreal. This is the kind of car you’d normally see at a car show or in the showroom, so seeing it on the streets is extraordinary. When it’s parked next to a Pagani Zonda(I know, what are the odds of that…) you are drawn more to the Zonda simply because of the Zonda’s raw and aggresive design, but on it’s own the Agera R would blow anyone away.Time for the photos. All photos were taken by me in London and Paris in July 2011.

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