Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Koenigsegg Agera R Breaks the 400 Km/h barrier at The Ring

Photo Credits: Dennis Noten

The Koenigsegg Agera R is an astonishingly fast machine. After breaking six land speed records now we have the chance to see it break the 400 Km/h (250 mph) barrier in motion at the Nürburgring Nordschleife pit straight. Just in case you are lazy enough to not click this link, here's a reminder of the Agera R's technical specs: Power comes from a bespoke turbocharged V8 producing 1115 Hp and 1200 Nm of torque. The car weights just 1330 kg (2932 pounds). That allows it to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in 2.9 seconds. The 300 Km/h barrier is broken in just 14.53 seconds, more than two seconds faster than the Veyron SS.

Now i'm just wondering if the Agera R is capable of improving the recorded top speed of 402 Km/h knowing that the pit straight of the green hell is a little narrow and bumpy...

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  1. Not the cool thing to say the least but it's the coolest! Man, I'm pumped up!

  2. Great work. that was pretty interesting. Inspiring, as well. Thanks for sharing such inspiring experience with us. Great blog, congrats!