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PostHeaderIcon Quick Comparison – Hennessey Venom F5 Vs. Bugatti Chiron Vs. Koenigsegg Agera RS

Let’s say you want a car that’s fast – like, world-beating fast. The kind of fast that’ll get you thrown in jail quicker than most cars can reach the 60-mph mark. The kind of fast usually reserved for aircraft. We’re talking the bleeding edge of speed here, the cream of the crop in terms of moving across the face of the Earth on four wheels. Incredibly, there’s actually several options to choose from, assuming you’ve got the bank account to back it. Up here, at the peak of the mountain, you’ll find the Henessey Venom F5, the Bugatti Chiron, and the Koenigsegg Agera RS going head-to-head-to-head, each a top trump in modern street-legal performance. But which is the best?

The Hennessey Venom F5 is the newcomer of the group, with a recent debut at the 2017 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Offered as a follow-up to the Lotus-based Venom GT, the F5 builds on the successes of its forerunner with all new everything, including a fresh chassis, revised aero, and a tuned-up engine, each of which was built from the ground up to conquer all challengers. Chief amongst those challengers is the Bugatti Chiron, the standard-bearer when it comes to ultimate high-dollar speed, rocking 8 liters of quad-boosted internal combustion and a reputation for superlative performance. Finally, we have the Koenigsegg Agera RS, which just set a new world record by going 277.9 mph on a closed road in the Nevada desert.

But while top speed is obviously a major factor here, what about the rest of the car? What about the way it looks, the interior, and the chassis? In this quick comparison, we’ll take a brief, but well-rounded look at each of these amazing vehicles and go beyond V-max to find out how they stack up.

Continue reading for a quick comparison between the Hennessey Venom F5, the Bugatti Chiron, and the Koenigsegg Agera RS.

Exterior

Hennessey Venom F5


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At first blush, we were delighted to see the Venom F5’s new exterior design. It’s a seriously good-looking piece of kit, breaking from the old Lotus-look of the preceding Venom GT to create something totally new. The aesthetic is simple, but effective, with a traditional super car stance that hugs the ground with wide hips and a broad nose. The fenders rise high over the tall wheels, while the various aero elements are finished in black under the brightly colored body panels. The headlights are long and thin, stretching towards the rear in drawn-out strips that lead the eye towards a slim waistline. In back is a large rear wing, below which is a trio of exhaust pipes.

With body panels made from carbon fiber, the Venom F5 cuts substantial weight, a vital element to its performance. However, Hennessey also sought to find a balance between reducing the coefficient of drag for high-speed record-breaking, while also maintaining enough downforce to keep the machine planted while traveling at hypersonic velocity. Helping it to achieve that juggling act are active wing elements and a flat underbody, which help to bring the Cd down to 0.33, making the F5 much more slippery than the preceding Venom GT.

Bugatti Chiron


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Placed next to the competition, the Bugatti Chiron has a rather, eh, unique look to it. The whole thing is much more bubbly and rounded than the other two, with a bulbous nose and tear drop-like proportions in the profile. A set of horizontal LED headlights frame the front fascia, complemented by a duo of horizontal intakes closer to the pavement. In all, the Chiron continues the look originally set forth by the Bugatti Veyron and developed by the Gran Turismo Concept, and sports classic Bugatti features like a C-shaped Bugatti line in the flanks and an upside-down U-shaped intake in front.

However, don’t think for a second the shape of the Chiron is anything other than highly functional. When dealing with speeds and power at this level, every tiny detail can have a huge impact on overall performance. For example, those C-lines in the sides help to funnel air into the side intakes, force-feeding the radiators with a blast of cool air to keep the engine running in top form. The rear wing is active as well, tucking in down the straights and going vertical in the braking zones. And while some may deride its unconventional style, there’s no doubt that the Chiron is instantly recognizable because of it.

Koenigsegg Agera RS


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If we had to characterize the Agera RS when viewing it alongside the other two entries in this comparison, we’d actually call it a bit “understated.” Granted, that statement is highly, highly relative, as on its own the Agera RS is an extremely exciting car to look at. It’s just that compared to the Hennessey Venom F5 and Bugatti Chiron, it’s not quite as exciting. The angles and details are simpler, straighter, and uncluttered, without the ultra-pointy sharpness of the Venom, or the rounded muscle bulges of the Chiron. Instead, what you get is more of a traditional “speed wedge” design, with a broad, flat nose, central greenhouse, and flat rear end.

The whole thing is made from carbon kevlar, and improves on the aero set-up of the preceding Agera R and One:1 thanks to revisions like a new front fascia, an extended front splitter, and a seriously curvaceous rear wing. You’ll also find active wing elements front and back, with electronic adjustability for a more tunable package. The net result is a ton of extra stick at speed, with that rear wing making as much as a half-ton of downforce at 155 mph.

Interior

Hennessey Venom F5


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Note: Hennessey Venom GT pictured here.

As of this writing, Hennessey has elected not to provide in-depth details on what the Venom F5 is offering in terms of interior appointment. That said, we can still speculate based on what we’ve seen from Hennessey in the past.

For example, take the preceding Exige-based Venom GT, which spruced up the barebones Lotus platform with nicer upholstery, carpets, aluminum surrounds, and high-end carbon fiber trim pieces. We’d expect something even nicer from the F5, with leather and Alcantara coverings, digital instrumentation, and maybe even some basic infotainment gear as well. Racing harnesses will keep passengers in one spot, while a central touch screen will provide the interface for the various onboard systems. Long story short, the Venom F5 won’t go over the top with luxury, but it won’t be totally stripped down, either.

Bugatti Chiron


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One look at the Chiron’s cabin is all you need to confirm that yes, Bugatti does indeed know what it’s doing when it comes to making an interior. The whole thing looks cohesive and well put together, with flowing lines that resonate with confidence and elegance. The layout includes a central divider that mimics the C-shaped Bugatti line seen outside, while the central console swoops down from the dash in a single piece of carbon, studded with polished aluminum switches. Behind the gorgeous three-spoke steering wheel is a central analog speedometer flanked by a pair of digital readouts, while a high-end stereo system provides an alternative soundtrack to the burbling exhaust note.

All told, the Bugatti Chiron’s interior is an absolute masterpiece, and it’s definitely in the running for best-looking interior for a production car in the world.

Koenigsegg Agera RS


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Like its exterior styling, the Koenigsegg Agera RS gets a rather simple layout for the cabin. Bare carbon is once again the material of choice, with prominent sheets of the stuff laid across the door panels, central console, and dash. Rounded air vents are placed at the appropriate locations, while a digital display in the dash relays pertinent performance info. Below the screen is a series of buttons and knobs arranged in a circular layout, complementing the car’s naturally clean aesthetic. Carbon-backed bucket seats provide a place to sit.

It’s a straightforward approach to interior design, and should be well appreciated by minimalists. In fact, compared to the Bugatti, we’d almost call it antiseptic.

Drivetrain

Hennessey Venom F5


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Note: Hennessey Venom GT pictured here.

While we have yet to get a clear shot of what it looks like, we do know all about the important numbers tagged to the Venom F5’s party piece. Making the noise is a newly developed 7.4-liter V-8, which gets stuffed by a double-dose of turbocharging to produce a whopping 1,600 horsepower and 1,300 pound-feet of torque, all of which routs to the rear by way of a seven-speed single-clutch paddle-shift gearbox.

All told, it’s a surprisingly old school approach to the question of going fast, especially lined up against the modern mega-hybrids of the world. That lack of extra gear once again helps the Venom save weight, and the net result is blisteringly quick acceleration numbers. While real world confirmation is still forthcoming, Hennessey claims a run from 0 to 186 mph (300 km/h) in less than 10 seconds, quicker than a modern Formula 1 car. The run to 249 mph (400 km/h) and back to a standstill should take less than 30 seconds. Finally, the big number – Hennessey says the Venom F5 will do 300 mph at the top end, which should beat the other two entries on this list. That is, of course, assuming Hennessey actually follows through on that claim.

Bugatti Chiron


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While the Chiron certainly stands out thanks to its unique exterior styling and magnificent interior, the Bug’s biggest headline is what its got going on just behind the driver’s seat. Mounted longitudinally at the mid-ship position is an 8.0-liter W-16 engine, which gets boosted by no less than four turbochargers to produce a meaty 1,479 horsepower and 1,180 pound-feet of torque, 296 horsepower and 74 pound-feet of torque more than the preceding Veyron SuperSport. All of it hits the ground through a high-performance Haldex AWD system, which is fed by a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission.

Put your foot down, and you’ll hit 60 mph in 2.4 seconds, while 120 mph arrives in 6.5 seconds. The sprint to 190 mph takes 13.6 seconds, while 250 mph takes 32.6 seconds. Top speed is limited at 261 mph, as the heavyweight Chiron creates enormous strain on the tires at higher speeds. However, if equipped with rubber robust enough to handle the forces at play, the Chiron could theoretically reach 288 mph.

Koenigsegg Agera RS


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Unlike the Bugatti’s exotic, quad-turbo, infinity cylinder powerplant, the engine in the Agera RS is much closer in layout and set-up to the Hennessey Venom F5. The spec includes a 5.0-liter V-8 plumbed with just two turbos. Output is rated at 1,160 horsepower at 7,800 rpm and 940 pound-feet of torque at 4,100 rpm. Impressive stuff, no doubt, but if desired, buyers can throw on the 1 Megawatt package to boost their RS up to 1,341 horsepower at 7,500 rpm and 1,000 pound-feet of torque at 6,000 rpm when drinking an E85 ethanol fuel blend.

On its own, that’s an absurd amount of muscle on tap, but in company like this, the Koenigsegg RS might look a little, well, underpowered. Luckily, all those ponies translate into world-beating speed all the same with the 0-to-60 mph sprint done in less than 3 seconds and the run to 124 mph done in less than 7 seconds. What’s more, the RS currently claims the title for fastest production car in the world, recently topping out at an astonishing average of 277.9 mph. And while both of the rivals listed here could theoretically beat that figure, it don’t mean a thing until it actually happens.

Chassis And Handling

Hennessey Venom F5


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One of the Venom F5’s most important characteristics is its low curb weight, a feature that Hennessey sought to maximize (or minimize, as the case may be) throughout the vehicle’s development. Thanks to the carbon fiber chassis underneath, the carbon fiber body panels outside, and all the other composite details in between, the Venom F5 tips the scales at just under 3,000 pounds, or 2,950 pounds to be exact.

That makes a big difference for a variety of reasons. Not only does it allow the F5 to run standard Michelin Pilot Super Sport Cup 2 tires, but it should also make the car somewhat lively in the corners, assisted by standard carbon ceramics for stopping

power. We’ll have to wait for confirmation of that (no one has actually driven one yet outside the Hennessey development crew), but either way, we’re hoping this thing won’t be a one-trick pony.

Bugatti Chiron


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Under the skin, the Chiron is similar to its Veyron predecessor, but updated to meet the rigors of modern hypercardom. Improvements include a new carbon fiber monocoque chassis, with a carbon rear subframe for even greater torsional rigidity. The suspension was also redesigned, while the electric power steering gets a few new tweaks as well. Carbon silicon carbide brakes make for lighter discs, with eight-pots in front and six-pots in the back.

Despite the extensive use of exotic materials like carbon fiber and titanium, the Chiron is still extremely heavy, weighing in a concrete-crushing 4,400 pounds. As such, pricey Michelin tires are required to keep it planted, with a staggered diameter at 20 inches in front and 21 inches rear, sized at 285/30 and 355/25 respectively.

Koenigsegg Agera RS


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Unsurprisingly, the Koenigsegg Agera RS also utilizes a monocoque construction, with carbon fiber laid over an aluminum honeycomb core. The suspension is composed of double-wishbones in front and carbon fiber upper wishbones in back, plus two-way electronically adjustable gas shocks, and pushrod-operated Triplex dampers in the rear. The ride height is electronically adjustable, while a rack and pinion system helps it steer. Koenigsegg’s very own hallow carbon fiber wheels take their place in the corners. These rollers are super lightweight, yet appropriately large, with 19 inches of diameter and 9.5 inches of width in front, plus 20 inches of diameter and 12.5 inches of width in the rear. Michelin’s Pilot Super Sport Cup 2 are once again used for performance, while ceramic brakes are fore and aft, with branded 6-pot calipers in front and branded 4-pots in back.

All told, the Agera RS is relatively sprightly, tipping the scales at 3,075 pounds. Throw in multiple settings for the electronic handling aides, and this Koenigsegg is a beast on the track, whether you’re storming down a straight or attacking a corner.

Prices

Hennessey Venom F5


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Pricing for the Venom F5 starts at $1.6 million, and should include a wide array of customization options. Just 24 will be made, with the owner’s list hand-selected by Mr. Hennessey himself.

Bugatti Chiron


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If you fancy the Chiron, you can pick one up for about $2.8 million. Production is a slow process, but not limited like the Hennessey, and customization options are even more plentiful.

Koenigsegg Agera RS


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Finding an exact price for the Agera RS is a bit trickier, but considering the standard Agera costs $2.1 million, expect the RS to be, well, more. Just 25 are slated for production.

Conclusion


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So then, after looking at each of these three amazing cars, where do we stand?

Let’s take it section by section. First up, the exterior. Each of these cars is, without a doubt, a very striking thing to behold. Each is also absurdly aerodynamic, folding the air around it with the dexterity of a jet fighter. However, the key is finding a balance between beauty and aero trickery, and in that respect, the Hennessey Venom gets the nod. We think it simply looks better than the other two, while still managing to stick at speed, and that gives it the win in our book.

Next up, the interior. The Chiron takes the win here, hands down. I mean, seriously, just look at the picture below and bask in the absurd awesomeness that is the Chiron’s cabin. The other two are fine, but next to the Bugatti, they look like cut-rate commuter sedans from the ‘90s.


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“If you need a high-end cabin to go with your absurd speed, then the Chiron has you covered.”

But what about the engine and drivetrain? While all three offer insane levels of output, we’re once again partial to the Chiron. We love the unusual cylinder arrangement, high-tech turbo system, and beefy AWD, and although the Hennessey has it beat in terms of raw power and the Koenigsegg wins out in terms of weight, the Bug’s otherworldly 8.0-liter W-16 is what really gets our juices flowing.

Speaking of weight, let’s not forget how important the chassis and handling are to keeping these things well-rounded in the long run. While power is great, the ability to apply it properly can make all the difference, and in that respect, the Koenigsegg Agera RS takes the win. This thing was made for the track, and its evident that the Swedes paid close attention to making it much more than just a straight-line superstar.


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Finally, there’s the price. At just $1.6 million, the Venom F5 looks like an absolute bargain against the Bugatti and Koenigsegg, especially if it really can do all the things Hennessey claims it can do.

“At the end of the day, we’d be kidding ourselves if we didn’t acknowledge the fact that the top speed is still the spec that matters most in this space.”

Of course, at the end of the day, we’d be kidding ourselves if we didn’t acknowledge the fact that the top speed is still the spec that matters most in this space. Bragging rights are paramount, and as such, the Koenigsegg Agera RS is the current king. That said, it’s unlikely to stay at the top for the long, as the battle continues for dominance in high-dollar velocity.

Will Hennessey prove its 300-mph claims? Will Bugatti recover the title it originally held with the Veyron? Will Koenigsegg go back to Nevada with something even faster?

Rest assured – we’ll be watching.

References

Hennessey Venom GT


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Read our full review on the 2019 Hennessey Venom F5.

Bugatti Chiron


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Read our full review on the 2018 Bugatti Chiron.

Koenigsegg Agera


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Read our full review on the 2017 Koenigsegg Agera RS.

PostHeaderIcon Koenigsegg’s New Speed Record Doesn’t Mean Squat

I wasn’t planning to blab about cars again anytime soon, but something amazing happened this weekend: someone actually smashed Bugatti’s world speed record for production cars after a whopping seven years. If you’ve been living under a rock, a Koenigsegg Agera RS averaged 277.9 mph on a two-way run on a highway in Nevada, beating the record set by the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport in 2010 by 10 mph. An impressive display by the Swedish automaker, achieved with a production model that was actually borrowed from a customer. The record has yet to be confirmed by Guinness World Records as of this writing, but whether it qualifies or not, the Agera RS’s run will remain an important page in high-performance automotive history. However, I still think that all this ludicrous speed stuff for production cars is absolute nonsense.

Before I move any further, I want to make it clear that I’m not questioning Koenigsegg’s big achievement. I’ve already seen all sorts of comments questioning whether the record was set using a stock car with stock parts and a production setup. Those are made by morons. First, Koenigsegg isn’t the type of company that would risk damaging its relationship with its customers by lying to the extent that most automakers do when setting records, especially track records at the Nurburgring. Second, I don’t think it’s a record that the Swedish firm was actually dying to own. It just happened, and it didn’t make a big fuss about it. And, it was very entitled to make a big fuss given that the Agera RS hit a top speed of 284 mph. That’s just a hair away from the magic 300-mph mark. But I digress…

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The Top Speed You’ll Never get to Experience

“It's cool to have it on a piece of paper or as a YouTube video to wank to, but it's not something a customer will achieve”

So why do I think this record means squat? Well, it’s simply not a feature that defines a production car. It’s cool to have it on a piece of paper or as a YouTube video to wank to, but it’s not something a customer will achieve. There’s no way you can hit that top speed on a public road, and even if you find a traffic-free road, it’s illegal. Not to mention dangerous, because every little bump may cause you to lose control at high speeds. Other hazards, including wild animals, could put your life at risk too.

Now I know what you’re thinking, you could take the Agera RS to ludicrous high speeds on a race track. Well, you can’t actually. There aren’t any race tracks with a long enough strip to allow you to go well past the 200-mph mark. If you watch Koenigsegg’s video, you’ll notice that it took the driver around seven miles to hit maximum speed. It can probably be done faster since he wasn’t in a hurry to accelerate to 150 mph, but it would still need almost six miles to get there.


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“Much like the Bugatti Veyron and the Chiron, the Agera RS comes with a top speed that's useless in the real world”

And, once you get there, you also need to brake, so it’s safe to assume you need a couple more miles to get to a safe speed. This basically means that you need a track with a straight run of around eight miles, which is impossible to find on any permanent race track nowadays. The Nardo Ring, where Koenigsegg set a record with the CCR many years back would be an option, but the oval track isn’t opened for public days.

So, much like the Bugatti Veyron and the Chiron, the Agera RS comes with a top speed that’s useless in the real world. Much like all those cars that set fast laps at the Nurburgring. You’ll never get to lap the Nordschleife as quick as Lamborghini did with the Huracan Performante. You don’t have the skill, and you’ll never have the track to yourself. And, assuming that a carmaker used some tricks to score its awesome lap, like Nissan did with the GT-R Nismo, you won’t be able to do it as quick no matter how good you are. Sure, you can brag in front of your friends and at the local sports car meeting, but this is where it ends.

You might as well buy a Jaguar XF and argue that that the British firm had the fastest car in the world back in 1949. Because it did, and it’s worth as much as having a spec sheet with a top speed you’ll never be able to experience.

References

Koenigsegg Agera


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Read our full review on the 2015 Koenigsegg Agera RS.



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PostHeaderIcon Koenigsegg Agera RS Smashes Bugatti Chiron Record

Ever since Bugatti unveiled the Chiron, we’ve been anxiously waiting for a new top speed world record for production cars from the French automaker. But, we didn’t get it. Instead, Bugatti set a new record for accelerating from 0 to 400 kph and coming back to a stop, achieving it in 41.96 seconds. Pretty impressive, huh? Well, it was for a little more than a month, because Koenigsegg just smashed that record by a whopping five seconds. Specifically, an Agera RS supercar was driven by Niklas Lilja to 400 kph (248.5 mph) from a standing start and then back to a full stop in only 36.44 clicks.

The record was set on October 1, 2017, at Vandel Airfield in Denmark. The Agera RS took 26.88 seconds to accelerate to 400 kph over a distance of 1,958 meters (1.21 miles, while deceleration took 9.56 seconds over 483 meters (0.3 miles). The total distance used for the 0-to-400-to-0 kph run was 2,441 meters (1.51 miles). During another run, the Swedish supercar hit 403 kph (250.4 mph) and came to a halt after 37.28 seconds, also faster than the Chiron. The Agera RS used for this record is a stock production model destined for delivery in the United States. Powered by the familiar 5.0-liter V-8 rated at 1,360 horsepower and 1,011 pound-feet of torque, the car is equipped with the optional and removable roll cage.

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Why it Matters

“An Agera RS supercar was driven by Niklas Lilja to 400 kph (248.5 mph) from a standing start and then back to a full stop in only 36.44 clicks.”

Well, this record won’t make the Agera RS better than it is, and I’m fully aware that it’s a downright spectacular supercar. Koenigsegg is also aware of that, but the Swedish firm actually admitted that it wanted to verify the car’s performance in comparison to other manufacturers. And, it seems that Bugatti’s record came just in time and helped Koenigsegg benefit from a lot of hype. Beating a Bugatti was impossible in just about every department until now, so the Agera RS scored quite an astonishing benchmark that will probably leave some Chiron owners bitter. And, needless to say, the customer who will take delivery of this supercar will be very happy to own the Agera RS that wrote an important page in supercar history. It will probably become very valuable too.

References

Koenigsegg Agera RS


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Read our full review on the 2015 Koenigsegg Agera RS.

Bugatti Chiron


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Read our full review on the 2018 Bugatti Chiron.

PostHeaderIcon Flock Of Koenigseggs Show Up In Sweden, Awesomeness Ensues: Video

Sometimes, I think about what it must feel like to own a Koenigsegg. It must be unnerving to be in possession of a supercar that can do things very few of its kind can do. I’ll never get to experience it, but those who do have Koenigseggs must love their cars enough to bring them to Sweden to partake in the automaker’s latest Koenigsegg Owners Tour party. The event was held last July, and as the video prepared by Koenigsegg shows us, a total of 19 Koenigseggs made the trip to Malmo before embarking on a memorable tour around the southern side of the country.

Even better, all 19 cars stopped at the Ring Knutstorp track in Kågeröd to put a few laps in, not minding the fact that it was raining at that time. In the end, the Koenigsegg convoy managed to find their way to Ängelholm, Sweden, the location where the automaker was born way back in 1994. It tells you how much Koenigsegg has evolved over the years when the owner of the company’s first-ever production car, a man named Stephen Rigman, still has his CCR with him. In fact, he was one of the 19 Koenigsegg owners who participated in the event, bringing along his OG Koenigsegg for the trip, joining the likes of the Agera, Regera, and the One:1 in the incredible joy ride. I can’t imagine there being a cooler road trip than this one. Seeing any of the 19 Koenigseggs of various shapes, sizes, and model names is sobering enough in of itself. But to actually be there to witness all of them in one location is what supercar dreams are made of.

References

Koenigsegg Agera


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Read our full review on the 2010 Koenigsegg Agera.

Koenigsegg Regera


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Read our full review on the 2017 Koenigsegg Regera.

Koenigsegg One:1


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Read our full review on the Koenigsegg One:1.

PostHeaderIcon Take A Look At Koenigsegg Like You’ve Never Seen It Before

Koenigseggs are some of the most beautiful cars on the planet, so imagine the possibilities if the Swedish automaker partners with Swedish camera maker Hasselblad for a stunning photo shoot. Well, don’t imagine it because it actually happened. Koenigsegg and Hasselblad went on locations in and around Ängelholm in the province of Skane in Sweden to partake in a photo shoot for the ages with a pair of Koenigsegg Ageras serving as the proverbial models.

The shooting took place as recently as May and June 2017, a time that Ming Thein, Hasselblad’s chief of strategy, described as ideal since the weather was more balanced and the natural distribution of light in the environment was more appropriate to the kind of stylized treatment the camera maker was going for. The results, as you might expect, are downright spectacular, a testament to the status of Hasselblad as one of the best in its fields. The production behind it certainly felt that way too, as Hasselblad pulled out all the stops to make sure the photo sessions were worth all the trouble, including using three drones from drone company DJI, one of which is considered the largest photographic drone available on the market today. Put all these pieces together and you have a photo shoot of a lifetime, as you can see from the incredible shots that we’re taken.

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PostHeaderIcon Koenigsegg Agera RS1

As the car world goes absolutely bananas over the release of the quarter-mile killing insane-o-mobile known as the Demon at the 2017 New York International Auto Show, Koenigsegg is providing anyone with muscle car overload with a little respite. Say hello to the Agera RS1, a speedy Swedish meatball that’s far more car than the domestic straight-line one-trick pony from Dodge.

Koenigsegg first launched production of the Agera in 2011, and updated it by adding upgrades and special iterations every few years. The most notable of these is the venerable One:1, which was released at the Geneva Motor Show in 2014 with an incredible one-to-one power-to-weight ratio, producing one horsepower for every kg of curb weight.

The Agera RS could be considered a follow up to the One:1, using a lot of the same equipment but with a slightly less bonkers power-to-weight ratio. That said, it’s still very fast, offering an impressive 0.83 horsepower per kg.

Regardless, the Agera RS is an absolute performance powerhouse, framed as “the ultimate track tool” for buyers. This RS1 model is the first example off the production line, bearing a bespoke exterior and interior worthy of such a machine.

Only 25 Agera RS models will be built, all of which were spoken for as of January of last year. Read on for more info on what makes this thing so damn beastly.

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PostHeaderIcon Koenigsegg Agera RS ‘Gryphon'

Koenigsegg had a real winner on its hands when it introduced the 2010 Agera. So much so, that a number of other models like the Agera R, Agera S, and Agera X all came to be within just a few years. Then, in 2015, we were introduced to the Agera RS, a car that is billed as the “ultimate track tool” and slots above the Agera R, but below the One:1. Through a means of improved aerodynamics and weight reduction, the RS truly became a powerful track demon. Only 25 RS examples were built, all of which sold out quickly, with the first 10 being spoken for before the car even went into production. Now, two years later, Koenigsegg is coming back to the Geneva Motor Show with a new version of the RS, but this isn’t exactly a version you want to take on the track, even if it’s more than capable. Fitted with the optional 1MW engine, and doused with healthy doses of gold flake, this baby is the definition of special editions.

But, it’s not all about the gold flake and horsepower when it comes to the Agera RS Gryphon. This thing is prepped to be fully compliant with U.S. road regulations, which means you can drive this 1,360-horsepower beast from coast to coast if you really want to. There are plenty of cabin comforts and driving aids, and the roof can even be stored under the front hood. It’s a beautiful and well-appointed special edition, so let’s dive on in and take a closer look at it, and what makes it so special.

Updated 03/27/2016: We added a series of new images for the new Agera RS ‘Gryphon’. Check the “Pictures” tab to check them all.

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PostHeaderIcon Koenigsegg Agera XS

The Koenigsegg Agera was launched in 2010 as the company’s second nameplate after the CC, which spawned the CCR, CCX, and other limited-edition models. Built until 2013 in just seven units, the Agera received several updates. The Swedish brand launched the Agera R in 2011, the Agera S in 2012, and the One:1 “Megacar” in 2014. The latter is the most powerful Koenigsegg built to date and it also delivers the greatest power-to-weight ratio. However, the Agera saga continued into 2015 with the RS, built in 25 units, and in 2016 with the Agera Final. Although the Final was the last Agera-based supercar, Koenigsegg unveiled a new bespoke supercar at the Monterey Car Week.

Dubbed Agera XS, it’s a one-off vehicle with custom features inside and out, as well as the first Agera created specifically for a U.S. customer. Just like the RS it is based on, the XS is an evolution of the One:1 and incorporates much of the technology developed for the “Megacar.”

“It is a true pleasure for us to present the Agera XS at this year’s Monterey Car Week, especially as this is the first Agera RS that will be fully homologated for use on American roads. Our re-entry into the U.S. market is a watershed moment for our company and the Agera XS is the perfect car to emphasize this occasion,” said Koenigsegg boss Christian von Koenigsegg.

Keep reading to find out more about it and stay tuned for updates.

Updated 08/18/2016: Our guy Jonathan Lopez is present at the 2016 Monterey Car Week and he took a series of shots for the new Koenigsegg Agera XS. Check them out in the picture gallery.

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PostHeaderIcon Koenigsegg Agera One of 1 Hits Geneva

Koenigsegg Agera One of 1-0

As previously announced, Koenigsegg brought to this year’s Geneva Motor Show the production version of the Regera hyper car and a “final” version of the Agera. Celebrating the success of the Agera series and the end of production, the one-off Koenigsegg Agera One of 1 comes with a number of exclusive features.

The bespoke hyper car is powered by an upgraded 1MW engine and weighs just 1,380 kg with all fluids and fuel on board which means it is up there with the One:1 model in terms of performance. Among the distinguishing features of Koenigsegg Agera One of 1 there is the front air vents and a top-mounted air intake, and bespoke new double-blade rear wing, air intake, front splitter, side skirts, venturi and triple-front winglets.

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Koenigsegg Agera One of 1 also features custom designed Koenigsegg shield mesh at rear, custom badging, 3D Printed twin-exit titanium exhaust outlet with imprinted “One of 1” name, custom designed paint finish with partial clear carbon, and polished interior switchgear. This car also introduces the Ager Final limited edition program which includes the following upgrades:

  • The 1MW engine upgrade, which allows customers to feel the full power of the Koenigsegg twin-turbo V8 under foot, with 1,360hp and 1,371Nm of torque available for the ultimate in performance.
  • Koenigsegg’s unique Aircore™ hollow carbon fibre wheels, which weigh less than 7kgs each and save over 20kg in unsprung mass compared with Koenigsegg’s lightweight, regular wheels.
  • A clear carbon finish, or partial clear carbon, which shows the beautiful weave of the Agera’s carbon fibre body panels, is also available at no extra cost.

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PostHeaderIcon Koenigsegg Agera One of 1 Hits Geneva

Koenigsegg Agera One of 1-0

As previously announced, Koenigsegg brought to this year’s Geneva Motor Show the production version of the Regera hyper car and a “final” version of the Agera. Celebrating the success of the Agera series and the end of production, the one-off Koenigsegg Agera One of 1 comes with a number of exclusive features.

The bespoke hyper car is powered by an upgraded 1MW engine and weighs just 1,380 kg with all fluids and fuel on board which means it is up there with the One:1 model in terms of performance. Among the distinguishing features of Koenigsegg Agera One of 1 there is the front air vents and a top-mounted air intake, and bespoke new double-blade rear wing, air intake, front splitter, side skirts, venturi and triple-front winglets.

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Koenigsegg Agera One of 1 also features custom designed Koenigsegg shield mesh at rear, custom badging, 3D Printed twin-exit titanium exhaust outlet with imprinted “One of 1” name, custom designed paint finish with partial clear carbon, and polished interior switchgear. This car also introduces the Ager Final limited edition program which includes the following upgrades:

  • The 1MW engine upgrade, which allows customers to feel the full power of the Koenigsegg twin-turbo V8 under foot, with 1,360hp and 1,371Nm of torque available for the ultimate in performance.
  • Koenigsegg’s unique Aircore™ hollow carbon fibre wheels, which weigh less than 7kgs each and save over 20kg in unsprung mass compared with Koenigsegg’s lightweight, regular wheels.
  • A clear carbon finish, or partial clear carbon, which shows the beautiful weave of the Agera’s carbon fibre body panels, is also available at no extra cost.

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PostHeaderIcon In-car Footage of Koenigsegg Agera R Speeding Down the Autobahn

One of the best things about visiting Germany, or maybe even living there, is the Autobahn, the national highway with certain stretches of roadway with no regulated speed limit. That’s quite the thing to experience. But, imagine hitting that long stretch of unregulated roadway in a vehicle like the Koenigsegg Agera R.

Well, since chances are you’ll never get that chance, someone was nice enough to take an onboard video while riding in an Agera R that appears to hit more than 220 mph. We never really get a shot of the speedo, so we can’t say for sure, but those other cars certainly appear to be sitting still as the Agera rockets past them. And, is it just me, or does that Agera sound like it is about two seconds away from breaking the sound barrier?

Anyway, it is a short video, but well worth your time to watch. I actually watched it twice. I recommend you use headphones, or watch it in a place where you can really crank up the volume – you most certainly want to hear the therapeutic noise produced by that 5.0-liter, 1,140-horsepower engine. By the way, this is probably one of those videos you’ll want to bookmark for later. Once we get our hands on all the new virtual reality headsets that are about to debut, this video might prove to be one hell of a VR experience.


PostHeaderIcon Koenigsegg at Geneva 2016: Production Regera, Final Agera

Koenigsegg at Geneva 2016

Koenigsegg’s booth at this year’s Geneva Motor Show is a must-visit on account of what they are bringing along. There are three attractions, including a brand-new Agera RS build, the Regera in production trim, and the world premiere of the final Koenigsegg Agera model range.

So although one beloved Koenigsegg is going out of production, a new and more awesome model is replacing it. The Swedish firm has not revealed any details about the final series Agera, but rest assured, the hyper car will be going out with a bang. In fact, they will be showing a new Agera RS build which, again, we know nothing about yet, but should be quite exciting.

The best part of Koenigsegg’s Geneva show, however, will be the debut of the new Regera hybrid hyper car in full production trim. It will be interesting to see how the car has changed since we last saw it as a concept. The car maker says the production Regera has undergone 3,000 changes compared to the concept, so it could be a totally different car now.

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PostHeaderIcon Koenigsegg Agera RS Is Officially Sold Out

10 months after making its debut at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, the Koenigsegg Agera RS has officially sold out, making it the fastest selling model in the company’s history. Yep, all 25 units of the Agera RS are already spoken for with deposits being made on all 25 cars.

Koenigsegg founder Christian von Koenigsegg made the announcement, commenting on the “instant classic” status of the Agera RS, and referring to the megacar as a “pinnacle project that has been wholly embraced by our customers and friends.” It’s hard not to argue with von Koenigsegg’s assessment here. The Agera RS, after all, is considered as the evolution of two previous Koenigsegg models – the Agera R and Agera S – and also includes applications that the company learned from developing the Koenigsegg One:1.

So in a lot of ways, the Agera RS is the product of years worth of experience building supercars, drawn up and developed by adhering to the principles that paved to way for its predecessors. No wonder all 25 units sold out as fast as they did.

On the technical side, the Agera RS is as fast and as powerful as any supercar in existence today. On top of all the technological wizardry and all its state-of-the-art features, the Agera RS is powered by a 5.0-liter, twin-turbo V-8 engine that can produce a conservative 1,160 horsepower on 95 octane fuel. That number is conservative because, according to Koenigsegg, the car can reach higher power levels when it’s running on E85 flex fuel.

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PostHeaderIcon Koenigsegg Agera RS Is Officially Sold Out

10 months after making its debut at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, the Koenigsegg Agera RS has officially sold out, making it the fastest selling model in the company’s history. Yep, all 25 units of the Agera RS are already spoken for with deposits being made on all 25 cars.

Koenigsegg founder Christian von Koenigsegg made the announcement, commenting on the “instant classic” status of the Agera RS, and referring to the megacar as a “pinnacle project that has been wholly embraced by our customers and friends.” It’s hard not to argue with von Koenigsegg’s assessment here. The Agera RS, after all, is considered as the evolution of two previous Koenigsegg models – the Agera R and Agera S – and also includes applications that the company learned from developing the Koenigsegg One:1.

So in a lot of ways, the Agera RS is the product of years worth of experience building supercars, drawn up and developed by adhering to the principles that paved to way for its predecessors. No wonder all 25 units sold out as fast as they did.

On the technical side, the Agera RS is as fast and as powerful as any supercar in existence today. On top of all the technological wizardry and all its state-of-the-art features, the Agera RS is powered by a 5.0-liter, twin-turbo V-8 engine that can produce a conservative 1,160 horsepower on 95 octane fuel. That number is conservative because, according to Koenigsegg, the car can reach higher power levels when it’s running on E85 flex fuel.

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PostHeaderIcon One-Off Koenigsegg Agera N Spotted for Sale

Koenigsegg Agera N-0

Due to their nature as bespoke, built-to-order hyper cars, every single Koenigsegg that leaves the factory is a one-off. So the word is used in rather a large sense. This Koenigsegg Agera N, however, does deserve to be called a one-off. It gets, after all, its own unique designation.

The ’N’ in Koenigsegg Agera N does not stand for anything significant as far as we are aware, though one could say it stands for ‘New’ because of the deep modifications applied to the car. This unique machine started life as a normal 2011 Agera belonging to a British businessman. When he sold it in 2014, though, the new owner had Koenigsegg modify the car and fit it with new features. That’s when it became the Agera N.

Among the main highlights of Koenigsegg Agera N there are a set of exquisite carbon fiber wheels, new side mirrors, and smoked lights, all of which borrowed from the One:1 model. The N is powered by a 1,140 horsepower version of Koenigsegg’s V8 powertrain, but it’s fitted with an inconel exhaust system complete with N logos on the mufflers. Despite the changes, the Agera N will always remain a British-spec model as it’s a right-hand-drive car.

This car is up for grabs at London-based super car dealer SuperVettura with 5,500 miles on the clock for a nice £1,200,000.

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PostHeaderIcon Drunk Man Crashes Koenigsegg Agera R; Likely Breaks Record for Costliest DUI Crash

A 26-year-old man in China crashed a Koenigsegg Agera R in what local Chinese media is reporting as a drunk-driving episode. The crash happened just after midnight on Sunday, November 29, 2015 in the Yubei District of Chongqing.

According to the People’s Daily Online, the driver was in an inebriated state when he lost control of the hypercar, sending the $4.1 million machine straight into a metal railing where it crashed head-on, destroying a big chunk of the front end of the car. CCTV footage near the site of the crash also showed the Agera R violently spinning after the initial impact, ripping open the rear clamshell in the process before sliding backwards into the center of the road in a heap.

Fortunately, the driver came out of the crash in good shape, but was reportedly held by Chinese police after the crash. There’s no word yet on whether the driver will face criminal charges, or whether he owned the Agera R he crashed in the first place. Separate reports have indicated that the actual owner of the Agera R is quite the exotic car connoisseur, having amassed a collection that also includes all three hybrid hypercars: the Porsche 918 Spyder, Ferrari LaFerrari, and McLaren P1.

In another lucky break, the damage sustained by the Agera R doesn’t appear to be a death knell for the car. It can still be repaired, although the cost for doing so will likely make it one of the most expensive repairs for any one car in history. After all, only six Agera Rs exist in the world and if repairs are to be made on this one, the entire car is likely going to have to shipped all the way back to Koenigsegg’s headquarters in Sweden.

There are times when something so extraordinary happens that all we can do is sit back, take a deep breath, and shake our heads. This is one of those times.

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PostHeaderIcon Koenigsegg Agera R For Sale on eBay

A day in the office typically involves spending a few minutes browsing through some auto classifieds. You never know when you might strike gold on a good deal, right? Well, a recent sweep of eBay ended with me staring at a Koenigsegg Agera R that has a “Buy It Now” price of $1.65 million.

The seller is British Motor Exotics, a US-based dealer that has a handful of used exotics at its disposal. I browsed through the dealer’s listings and it revealed a handful of Bentleys and Lamborghinis that are all for sale at pretty attractive prices. There’s even a $384,888 black SLR McLaren with only 6,682 miles on it and a $2.1 million, one-off Bugatti Veyron “Transformers Edition”. As appealing as these cars were, the Agera R was the one that really caught my attention because of its rarity and more importantly, its mileage. This bad boy only has 601 miles on its tires, which is roughly the equivalent of it being brand new.

To be clear, I have no intention of making a bid for it, let alone buy it outright. $1.65 million doesn’t grow on trees, and last I checked, the palm trees outside my house had no surprises waiting for me. So, I’m not going to be the proud owner of a Koenigsegg Agera R anytime soon. Tough luck, I know. But, just because I can’t buy it, that doesn’t mean I can’t point someone who might be interested in the right direction.

So here it is. Like i said, this particular Agera R is being sold for $1.65 million. It’s worth noting that the car has been listed once before at a price of $1.7 million. But that listing ended on November 9, 2015 with no takers. British Motor Exotics brought the car back up in a new listing, slashing $500,000 off of the initial asking price. The new listing will be up online for the next four days as British Motor Exotics continues to find a buyer for this incredibly rare Agera R. Rest assured, I’m going to keep tabs on it to see if someone would be willing to fork over that kind of money to own one of the fastest and most powerful cars in the world.

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PostHeaderIcon Gallery: Koenigsegg Agera RS at Alain Class

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For as far back as we can remember, Alain Class Motors in the United Arab Emirates has been the single most high-end super car dealership in the Middle East, possibly the world. And now they show us why once again by showing off their Koenigsegg Agera RS.

Boasting a two-tone white and carbon paint work, this limited edition hyper car of just 25 units is the next best thing after the extremely rare Agera One:1. Koenigsegg Agera RS weighs in at just 1395 kg and yet packs an astonishing 1,160 horsepower and 1,280 Nm of torque. The power is delivered to the rear wheels through a seven-speed paddle shift transmission and Koniegsseg’s own electronic differential. It relies on very complicated electronics, suspension system design, and active aerodynamic to remain drivable and fairly practical – at least for a weapons-grade hyper car.

You will find the full technical specs of the Koenigsegg Agera RS after the pictures:

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Engine

  • Koenigsegg twin turbo aluminum 5,0L V8,
  • 4 valves per cylinder, double overhead
  • camshafts, dry sump lubrication
  • Compression: 9.3:1
  • Bore: 92 mm Stroke: 95.25 mm
  • Sequential, multipoint fuel injection with
  • dual knock sensors and back pressure
  • sensors, closed loop wide band lambda
  • control, twin ceramic ball bearing turbo
  • chargers with Koenigsegg patented
  • backpressure reduction system with va-
  • riable turbo geometry. 1.3 bar (1.4 with E85)
  • boost pressure
  • Dry sump lubrication. Carbon fiber intake
  • manifold with optimised intake tracts
  • Tig-welded ceramic coated 0.8 mm wall
  • thickness inconel exhaust system mani-
  • fold with merge collector
  • Total engine weight: 189 kg
  • Power output – gasoline – 865 kW (1160Hp)
  • at 7800 rpm – redline at 8250 rpm
  • Torque: 1000 Nm from 2700 to 6170 rpm
  • Max torque – 1280 Nm at 4100 rpm

Transmission

  • 7-speed paddle-shift with auto shift mode
  • Koenigsegg Electronic differential (KED)
  • Koenigsegg Gearbox Control Module (KGCM)

Chassis

  • Carbon fiber with aluminum honeycomb
  • and integrated fuel tanks
  • Monocoque torsional rigidity: 65,000 Nm/
  • degree
  • Weight: 70 kg (including tanks)
  • Front and rear suspension – double
  • wishbones, carbon fiber rear upper wish-
  • bones, two-way electronically adjustable
  • gas-hydraulic shock absorbers, and pu-
  • shrod operated Triplex damper in the rear
  • Electronically adjustable ride height, fully
  • independent per wheel

Steering

  • Rack and pinion hydro-electric power assisted steering.
  • 2.7 turn lock-to-lock
  • Turning circle: 11 metres

Wheels

  • Koenigsegg Aircore™ Super light hollow carbon fibre wheels with centre locking
  • Front: 19” x 9.5”
  • Rear: 20” x 12.5”

Brakes

  • Front brakes – Ventilated ceramic discs
  • Ø397 mm, 40 mm wide 6-piston, Koenigsegg calipers
  • Rear brakes – Ventilated ceramic discs
  • Ø380 mm, 34 mm wide 4-piston Koenigsegg calipers
  • Power-assisted

Tires

  • Dedicated Michelin Pilot Sport Cup2 (or optional Michelin Supersport for everyday use)
  • Unidirectional with asymmetric thread pattern
  • Front: 265/35 – 19” (Y)
  • Rear: 345/30 – 20” (Y)

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PostHeaderIcon Hypercar Congregation at Spa: LaFerrari, P1, 918, Agera

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Even though a year and a bit has passed since the trio of the new hybrid hypercars took the world by storm, it is still kind of a big deal to see all three of these bad boys in one place, especially if that place is a race track like Spa-Francorchamps. But it’s better than that, since the LaFerrari, P1, and 918 are joined here by a huge number of other sports and super cars including a magnificent Koenigsegg Agera R.

The event that brought these cars, plus many more amazing models, together was hosted by RSR Spa, a company that specializes in high-end track days, exotic car rentals, and driving tours. The gallery below highlights the best of their August track day which was particularly heavy on the Porsche side with a couple of 918 Spyders, a few GT3 RS models and Cayman GT4. So without any further ado let’s go check out the event in these superb pictures courtesy of Nicolas Verneret Photography:

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PostHeaderIcon Last Koenigsegg Agera R on Sale at 1.98 Million EUR

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A luxury car dealership in Germany is offering the last ever Koenigsegg Agera R produced for sale. The Swedish hyper car has a sticker price of 1,980,000 EUR, but if you have good negotiation skills you can probably knock as much as five grand off. Now that would be a sweet deal!

Nah, we’re just kidding, this car is seriously overpriced. Two million Euros can buy you all sorts of hyper cars. You have to be a huge fan of the Koenigsegg Agera R to choose this bad boy over all the other options. This version is of course rather special owing to the fact that it is the last ever Agera R boasting “improved power and drivability,” according to the dealer.

The 1,201 horsepower super machine features Koenigseggs own brake and ABS system, ESP and TC system, Koenigsegg Aircore Carbon wheels and the latest iteration of the Koenigsegg/Sima gearbox with improved shift time and comfort. All that means is, the latest R is a tad less intimidating than the early versions. It is still pretty vicious though, as any 1,200 hp rear-wheel-drive car would be.

Koenigsegg Agera R can sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in something like 2.8 seconds and reach a top speed of well over 400 km/h. On the surface though, it looks like an ideal cruiser as it comes with a detachable hardtop, navigation, MP3 audio system, bluetooth, and a lovely leather-wrapped interior.

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$60,300.00 (33 Bids)
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2014 Chevrolet Corvette Z51 Convertible 2-Door 2014 CHEVY CORVETTE STINGRAY Z51 CONVERTIBLE AUTO 8K MI #119209 Texas Direct
$44,230.00
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$43,100.00 (111 Bids)
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2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Coupe 2-Door 2016 FORD MUSTANG SHELBY GT350 5.2L 6-SPEED TECH NAV 2K #522266 Texas Direct
$5,400.00 (4 Bids)
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$34,500.00
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2015 Ford Mustang GT Premium 2015 Ford Mustang GT Premium 20800 Miles Black 2D Coupe 5.0L V8 Ti-VCT 6-Speed A
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1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS 1969 Camaro RS SS 396 4-Speed Black Frame-Off Restored
$27,600.00 (23 Bids)
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2014 Chevrolet Camaro SS Coupe 2-Door 2014 Chevrolet Camaro SS Coupe 2SS RS NAV Extras SLP TVS2300 Supercharger
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End Date: Thursday Dec-7-2017 13:58:59 PST
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End Date: Sunday Nov-26-2017 17:48:00 PST
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1968 Ford Mustang GT Coupe 1968 Ford Mustang Factory GT Coupe 302 J-code w/ Powersteering
$9,230.00 (32 Bids)
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