Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Swedish Beauty - Koenigsegg Agera

Koenigsegg a Swedish  car company introduced its first supercar in 2002 called as the Koenigsegg CC8S .It produced 655hp and 750nm of torque.In 2004 Koenigsegg introduced a new model replacing the CC8S called as the CCR which produced 155 more horsepower than the CC8S and 170nm more of torque.The car holds the record for the fastest speed record in 2005 beating the Mclaren F1. Koenigsegg design language continues to evolve in all their models. Every year new refreshing tweeks are done and some cosmetic changes are found in the headlight,tail light,bumper,alloy wheels and side engrave paneling,

For 2011 Koenigsegg is introducing the “Agera” to compete against its supercar rivals such as the Ferrari, Pagani zonda and the upcoming Lamborghini Aventador.The Koenigsegg Agera maintains its design element  since its introduction. Round tail lights are being replaced by cury rectangular LED bulbs.The new model is also lower to the ground for better aerodynamics and better grip around the corners on a track day. There is an electronically adjustable rear wing to set the need of driver between low drag and down force. The Agera produces 910 horsepower and 1000 nm of torque.Car shows around the world should put this car to the test and find out the capabilities of this machine for true auto enthusiasts who are willing to buy for prestige or track day purposes.The car is going through rigorous testing in Nurburgring test track before rest of them are sold to customers.In Koenigsegg fashion only 10-12 cars will be built for the niche market.


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