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Koenigsegg CCX | Speed, Price, Records, and Specifications (2020)

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Overview Of Koenigsegg CCX

The Koenigsegg CCX is a sports car manufactured by Swedish automotive manufacturer Koenigsegg, unveiled at the 2006 Geneva Motor Show. The project began with the aim of making a global car, designed and engineered to comply with global safety and environment regulations, particularly to enter the United States car market. This sports car runs on 91 octane fuel, readily available in the United States.

Design and Development

The Koenigsegg CCX was produced in 2007, designed by Christian von Koenigsegg, David Crafoord and Sven-Harry Åkesson.
It is the Predecessor of Koenigsegg Agera and Successor of Koenigsegg CCR.

Records set by Koenigsegg CCX

TOP GEAR TRACK – LAP RECORD 2005

Time: 1:17.60
Driver: The Stig
Location: Dunsfold

In 2007, the CCX was the fastest car to complete Top Gear’s Power Lap with a time of 1:17.6

NÜRBURGRING – SPEED RECORD 2006

Speed: 313 km/h
Driver: Horst von Saurma

0-200 KM/H – RECORD 2008

Time: 9.3 sec.
Driver: Horst von Saurma
Location: Papenburg (Sport Auto)

TOP GEAR TRACK – SPEED RECORD 2006

Speed: 196 mph
Driver: J. Clarkson
Location: Dunsfold

0-300-0 KM/H – RECORD 2008

Time: 29.2 sec
Driver: Horst von Saurma
Location: Papenburg

Koenigsegg CCX can accelerate from 0-100 km/h (0-62 mp/h) in 3.2 seconds and 0-200 km/h in 9.8 sec. This sports car can accelerate from 0-200 and deaccelerate back to 0 km/h in just 14 sec and can accelerate from 0-300-0 km/h in 29.2 Sec.

Specifications of Koenigsegg CCX

Production2006-2010
ClassSports car
Engine4.7L Koenigsegg twin-turbocharged V8 engine
Transmission 6-speed sequential transmission
Power817 PS (601 kW; 806 hp) @ 7,000 Rpm
Torque920 N⋅m (679 lb-ft) of torque @ 5,500 rpm
ManufacturerKoenigsegg Automotive AB
DesignerChristian von Koenigsegg, David Crafoord and Sven-Harry Åkesson
DoorsDihedral
Predecessor Koenigsegg CCR
SuccessorKoenigsegg Agera
Wheelbase2,660 mm (104.7 in)
Dimensions4,293 mm (169.0 in) X 1,996 mm (78.6 in) X 1,120 mm (44.1 in) (L X W X H)
Weight1280 kg (2821 lbs)

Engine

Koenigsegg CCX is powered by a 4.7L Koenigsegg twin-turbocharged V8 engine, generating a maximum and massive power output of 817 PS (601 kW; 806 hp) @ 7,000 Rpm and 920 N⋅m (679 lb-ft) of torque @ 5,500 rpm, and reaching a top speed of 245 mph/395 kmph.

Transmission

The sports car is powered by a 6-speed sequential transmission.

Aerodynamics

Koenigsegg CCX was among the top 10 fastest cars in the world, with the top speed of 245 miles per hour. So, to ensure the safety and stability of both the vehicle and driver, it’s aerodynamics must be taken into consideration. To avoid aerodynamic stresses, this supercar is designed expertly and perfectly. So, it can achieve its goal with maximum effectiveness and efficiency.

Koenigsegg also claims a drag coefficient of 0.30, very less as compared to other supercars and the curb weight of the Koenigsegg CCX is 1280 kg (2821 lbs), very less as compared to other sports cars. The Frontal area is 1.867 m2 and the company also claims a total Downforce of 100 kg at 250 km/h.

Other Specifications

The Displacement of the CCX is 4700 cc.

Performance of Koenigsegg CCX

0-100 km/h (0-62 mp/h) 3.2 seconds
0-200 km/h 9.8 seconds
0-200-0 km/h14 seconds
0-300-0 km/h29.2 seconds

This sports car can accelerate from 0-100 km/h (0-62 mp/h) in 3.2 seconds and 0-200 km/h in just 9.8 sec. This sports car can accelerate from 0-200 and deaccelerate back to 0 km/h in just 14 sec and can accelerate from 0-300-0 km/h in 29.2 Sec.

Production of Koenigsegg CCX

The production cycle of CCX was between 2006 and 2010. The total number of cars produced was 30.

Awards

  • 2009 Best Performing Green Exotic, DuPont Registry
  • One of the 10 Most Beautiful Cars by Forbes magazine

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