Koenigsegg Agera R claims new production-car world records

Can it beat the Veyron Super Sport though?
Sep 6, 2011

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Koenigsegg has set six new world records for production cars using a standard Agera R at its proving ground in Ängelholm, Sweden.

Using a Racelogic VBox performance recorder, the data was collected and measured by a third party and the following numbers registered on the system:

0-300kph = 14.53 seconds
0-200mph = 17.68 seconds

300-0kph = 6.66 seconds
200-0mph = 7.28 seconds

0-300-0kph = 21.19 seconds
0-200-0mph = 24.96 seconds

"The Records truly show the Agera Rs phenomenal stability, acceleration and braking performance--and that presently its performance is in a league of its own," Koenigsegg said in a statement. "All results will be submitted to the Guinness Book of Records."

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Too bad Koenigsegg wasn't able to test the Agera R's top speed to find out if its latest car could beat the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport’s record-setting 431.072kph flat-out run.

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