Little-know, but incredibly respected and much admired, Swedish supercar manufacturer. At the time this writing, it's flagship is the Koenigsegg CCR; 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 3.2 seconds, electronically limited top speed of 395km/h (242mph+), standing quarter mile in 9 seconds @ 235km/h (146mph), 100 to 0 km/h braking distance of 31 meters, lateral g-force capability of 1.3, 80 liter fuel capacity, dry weight of 1180 kilograms. Front and rear 6 piston light alloy brake systems with 362mm at 32mm. Magneisum alloy wheels standard. Stock tire complement: 255/35-19" front, 335/30-20" rear. Steering is at 2.7 pts to lock. Motor design: V-shape 8 cylinder w. 4 valves per cylinder, double overhead camshafts. Cam cover made of carbonfiber. displacement is 4,700 cubic centimeters with 8.6 to 1 compression. Engine weight is 215kg. Dry sump lubrication with unique oil-spray piston cooling; integrated oil cooler. Recommended oil is SAE 5W30 fully synethic racing grade. Oil fill is 12 liters (2.64 gallons). Induction: Sequential multiport FI, Lysholm twin-screw supercharger with 1.2 bar boost. Intercooled. Recommended fuel grade (Euro spec): 98 octane unleaded (normal premium grade fuel in europe). Ignition system: Direct coil on plug; transistorised. Output: 806bhp @ 6,900 rpm. Torque: 920Nm (678ft-lbs) @ 5,700 rpm. Maximum RPM: 7,600 rpm w. electronic fuel cut-off at just a touch over 7,600. Transmission: Custom designed Cima 6 speed; integrated internal transmission oil pump and cooler. Torque sensitive LSD. Clutch: Dual plate, organic or cintered @ 215mm. Oil-cooled and electronically operated.
SMG gearboxes and 378mm front brakes optional.
Koenigsegg can compete with Ferrari and De Tomaso any day.
A car for people afraid of going *real* speeds (excess of 150mph). For contrapositive, see BMW.
"OMFG, would you please just *carry* that Civic piece of sh*t, it would be faster!"