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Default About: Koenigsegg CCR [CONTEST] [56K]

Koenigsegg Automotive is a company located in Ängelholm, Sweeden, that produces high-performance automobiles.


KOENIGSEGG CCR



The CCR is a high-performance light weight supercar that was the former world production car speed chamption.

ENGINE: Ford V8 cast aluminium, 4 valves per cylinder, dual camshafts.

Displacement: 4.7 liters
Induction: Sequential multipoint fuel injection. Dual Rotrex centrifugal intercooled superchargers with maximum 1.4 bar boost pressure.
Power: 806 BHP @ 6,900 RPM

The powerfull engine is improved with a Lysholm twin-screw supercharger, and a new titanium exhaust system. With a curb weight of only 2601 lbs. and a displacement of 800+ BHP, the CCR is a quick supercar.

SUSPENSION:
Double wishbone, front and rear.
Adjustable shock absorbers.
Electronically adjustable ride height.

TRANSMISSION:
Purpose-built Cima 6-speed transmission.
- Incorporates internal oil pump with cooler.
-Torsen limited slip differential.
Electronically-operated, sintered organic dual-plate clutch of 215 mm (8½ inch) diameter.

BRAKES
Front and rear ventilated disc brakes
6 piston calipers.

WHEELS
Koenigsegg magnesium alloy wheels with centre locking.
Front: 19” x 9.5”
Rear: 20” x 12.5”

OFFICIAL PERFORMANCE SPECS:

* Acceleration: 0-100 km/h (0–62 mph) 3.2 seconds
* Top speed: 395+ km/h (242+ mph) @6790 rpm (Max rpm = 7600)

* Standing quarter mile: 9 seconds, end speed 235 km/h (146 mph)
* Braking distance: 31 m (100–0 km/h)
* Lateral g-force: 1.3 g (13 m/s²)


On February 28th, 2005, the Koenigsegg CCR broke the production car speed record formerly held by the McLaren F1. The car posted a top speed of 241 MPH (387.87 KMH). The speed record was taken down recently however by the long- awaited Bugatti Veyron, which reached around 253 MPH.




Please note, the specifications for the car were taken from www.wikipedia.org, and images were obtained through images.google.com. Everything else is mine.

This is my entry into the contest.

Hope you enjoyed it.

Xcubed

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