The Koenigsegg CCX targets the US buyers. The name is acronym that stands for Competition Coupe X (10).
The Koenigsegg CCX is based on the succesfull CCR supercar. The Koenigsegg CCX features a new front bumper that comply with low speed collisions rules. The body was lengthened by 88 mm.
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The main significant change in the Koenigsegg CCX compared to its predecessors is the new engine. The powertrain meets new emissions standards. The V8 engine is equipped with 2 superchargers that are capable of creating boost of up to 17.5 psi. The the powreplant delivers 806 horsepower while using 91 octane gasoline. This engine is linked with a Cima 6 speed dual clutch manual transmission.
The Koenigsegg CCX is made out of the innovative materials such as carbon fiber and Kevlar. This combination contributes to supercars light curb weight.
The extreme CCX is fitted with magnesium or a a carbon/magnesium composite alloy wheels. The Koenigsegg CCX accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.2 seconds.
Koenigsegg CCX Tech Specs
Super Sport Coupe
Length: 169 in. (429 cm)
Width: 78.6 in. (199 cm)
Height: 44.1 in. (112 cm)
Wheel Base: 104.7 in. (266 cm)
Dry Weight: 2821 lbs (1280 kg)
Ground Clearance: 3.94 in. (10 cm)
Engine: 32-valve DOHC V8
Displacement: 4700 cc
Horsepower: 806 HP
Max RPM: 7000 RPM
Torque: 693 lb-ft @ 5500 rpm
0-60 mph: 3.2 seconds
Maximum Speed: 245 mph (395 km/h)
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