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Old 03-03-2007, 08:46 PM   #1
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Koenigsegg drops a duo: CCGT and 1018 HP biofuel CCXR



Koenigsegg decided to release images and specs of the two supercars that will occupy their booth at next week's Geneva Motor Show. First, the CCXR, which is a standard CCX that's been converted to use ethanol and produces 1018 HP and 780 ft.-lbs. of torque. Those fortunate enough to already own a CCX can have their current vehicle retrofitted with the biofuel mill if desired.

The second vehicle to grace the stand will be the CCGT, which was produced in order to meet FIA GT1 series regulations. As such, the 806 HP supercharged 4.7L V8 has been nixed in order to bring power output down below the 600 HP mark. To do so, they removed the huffers and bored the V8 out to 5.0L. In addition to the HP reduction, the weight had to be increased and the aerodynamics had to be altered in order to meet regulations. Surprisingly, the aero changes produce less downforce than the standard CCGT. Devolving to meet racing standards is nothing new, but it still brings a little tear to our eye.

The press release is after the jump and expect a gallery of both vehicles up before night's end.

http://www.autoblog.com/2007/03/02/k...-biofuel-ccxr/


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Does the CCXR have the top gear spoiler, or any spoiler for that matter?
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Old 03-04-2007, 11:52 AM   #3
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^^I hope not. The clean, simple profile of the car is one of my favorite things about it.
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Old 03-04-2007, 12:35 PM   #4
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that is sick, and yea what a simple yet gorgeous car
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I wonder how much they would give me for my Focus on a trade?
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Old 03-04-2007, 06:45 PM   #6
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You might get enough to purchase one of those mirrors.
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Does the CCXR have the top gear spoiler, or any spoiler for that matter?
It has a full blown race wing, as visible in the photo.
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Does the CCXR have the top gear spoiler, or any spoiler for that matter?
Yes I believe it does. Read it on another site


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^^I hope not. The clean, simple profile of the car is one of my favorite things about it.
I agree, but also function before form and with over 1000bhp, I'd want something pushing those rear tires in the pavement.


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It has a full blown race wing, as visible in the photo.
Wrong car, the pictured car is the CCGT, not the CCXR.
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I am surprised that there isnt more replies to this thing...

This thing has the potential to be a veyron killer! It isn't nearly as much as a pig that the veyron is plus it has around the same bhp. this thing is amazing.
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I would take one any day over the veyron. All I really want though is a cc8 or ccs or R. I like the removable hardtop.
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