The CCXR Version packs a remapped 4.8-litre
twin-supercharged V8, which generates 1,018bhp on E85. Sure, a twin-supercharged
The chassis has been re-worked and the suspension has been
lowered, each to hone its breath-taking monitor efficiency.
Setting a 0-62mph (100km/h) time of simply 2.9 seconds and a 0-124mph
(200km/h) time of 8.75 seconds, the CCXR Version is as speedy as it’s highly effective.
250mph+ (400km/h) with out the rear wing, which is a few severe tempo. It additionally simply
occurs to be a great old style handbook
transmission supercar as properly, including to the already-thrilling sensation of
the drive as you tear by means of the gears.
A variety of different options have been particularly added to
improve its efficiency – together with:
Its look is exclusive, as is its presence, being largely
unpainted and virtually coated in naked carbon fibre. The seen carbon
fibre will not be solely light-weight, nevertheless it provides the automobile a particular look and
superbly contrasts with the 2 brilliant pink seats on the within.
With its facet winglets and distinctive rear wing, the CCXR
Version was designed with efficiency in thoughts, together with model, consolation and
even a stage of practicality that has all the time been scarce in supercars.
It has a detachable roof, which is ready to be stowed away
beneath the entrance hood lid – a function which Christian von Koenigsegg included on
his first automobile designs when he started the corporate.
The wrap-around windscreen you see right here was additionally a part of the
proprietor’s unique designs, offering drivers with an awesome view of the street from
the cockpit and giving the within of the automobile a far much less claustrophobic really feel
than you’d anticipate. That doesn’t imply it’s straightforward to get in-and-out of with the
roof on, although.
From the rear, the CCXR Version merely appears immense –emphasising
its vast and low dimensions that give it a robust, considerably intimidating
presence. It was intentionally lowered in experience peak, being decrease than the
commonplace CCX, so there’s no phantasm right here – it places the motive force as near the
floor as doable to (as soon as once more) additional refine the driving expertise.
The inside is fundamental, however in contrast to some other. The centre
console buttons are laid out like an outdated rotary dial phone and the gear
stick is as classic as they arrive, however there’s one thing satisfying in regards to the
modesty of it.
With its excellent end, the CCXR Version completely
encapsulates the imaginative and prescient and aspirations of the corporate as they regarded to develop
and take the trade by storm in direction of the tip of the 2000’s.
by no means fail to show heads.
How A lot is a Koenigsegg CCXR Version?
For such a rare asset, you need to anticipate an
extraordinary price-tag. This CCXR Version is value about £1.8million
($2.3million) – so that you’d must be fairly well-off to even take into consideration shopping for
Again in 2008, the Koenigsegg CCXR Version’s worth was
initially round £1.2 million ($1.6million) – it has unsurprisingly appreciated
and can solely proceed to take action. Hypercars recognize at a fee of knots
these days, so these trying to purchase one ought to get it carried out as quickly as doable!
The Way forward for Koenigsegg and its Present Fashions
After the CCXR Version got here the Agera, the One:1 and the
Regera – the so known as ‘luxurious megacar’.
The newest mannequin to be revealed was fairly particular,
even for Koenigsegg’s requirements, labelled the Koenigsegg Jesko.
The Jesko was revealed on the Geneva Motor Present earlier this
yr and it evidently had an enduring impression on all attendees and motor
fans, together with one particularly, Jesko von Koenigsegg – Christian’s
In addition to paying homage to the proprietor’s father, the Jesko
packs a 5.0-litre twin-turbo V8 engine and generates 1,280bhp on commonplace gas
and a loopy 1,600bhp on E85 biofuel. It’s additionally claimed to be the world’s first
road-legal automobile with the power to interrupt the 300mph (480km/h) barrier.
been allotted to clients. Koenigsegg has no intention of turning into a
mass-production producer, which is what makes it one of the thrilling
and intriguing firms within the motoring world.
What Vehicles Do the Koenigsegg Household Drive?
You’d anticipate the reply to be fairly simple – Koenigsegg
firm, Christian von Koenigsegg drives a Tesla and extra just lately re-purchased
his 1992 Mazda MX-5, which he beforehand owned many moons in the past.
The CCXR Version: A Piece of Swedish Automotive Historical past