Thursday, March 10, 2011

2011-Koenigsegg-Agera-R-sideThe Koenigsegg Agera R will make its global debut in 2011 Geneva auto show, it was the Speed Racer-inspired paint scheme and the packing so much power. Koenigsegg Agera R car shown in Geneva is a very special customer.

2011-Koenigsegg-Agera-R-side-viewKoenigsegg Agera R comes equipped with a special roof section featuring an integrated Thule carbonfibre ski-box containing two pairs of Koenigsegg skis. It has some pretty-high quality materials and the Agera R certainly doesn’t disappoint. With a carbon fiber monocoque serving as its skeleton, the Agera R is is equipped with Vortex Generating Rim (VGR) wheels. The design of the spokes generate a turbine effect which help in creating some downforce.

/2011-Koenigsegg-Agera-R-top-frontIt was just a year ago when Koenigsegg debuted the Agera in Geneva packing a twin-turbo 4.7-liter V8 with 910 PS (669 kW / 898 hp) and 1100 Nm (811 lb-ft) of torque. With performance specs such as 0-100 km/h in 3.1 seconds, top speed of 390+ km/h (245+ mph) it certainly lands itself firmly in the hypercar category.

2011-Koenigsegg-Agera-R-top2011 oenigsegg Agera R is “slightly” improved, It was powered by a larger 5.0-liter twin-turbo V8 producing an earth moving 1115 PS of torque. A pretty astonishing figure but one crucial detail in achieving that number is the fuel. Fill it up with 95-octane fuel and the engine’s potential is limited to 940 PS (927 bhp / 691 kW) and 1100 Nm (811 lb-ft) torque while full potential is only unleashed with the use of E85 biofuel.

2011-Koenigsegg-Agera-R-interiorNo performance specs have been released, Koenigsegg is keen to mention the Agera R Special Michelin tires were developed specifically for the Agera R and hold a speed rating of up to 260 mph (419 km/h), the highest-speed-rated tires in the world, according to Koenigsegg.

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