Koenigsegg sets a new 0-400-0 record

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Recently, Bugatti made the fastest time ever to reach 400 km/h and back to standstill to set a new benchmark for hyper cars.

Enter Koenigsegg.

Christian von Koenigsegg would have seen this and thought not only are his cars faster, he’s going to prove it. They didn’t just beat the time, they smashed it! The Agera RS was a massive 5 seconds quicker and over 600m less distance covered.

Check out the video below.

The official press release from Koenigsegg.

On Sunday, October 1st 2017, a Koenigsegg Agera RS accelerated from 0 to 400km/h and back to 0 in 36.44 seconds.The Agera RS was driven by Koenigsegg factory driver, Niklas Lilja, at Vandel Airfield in Denmark.

The Agera RS took 26.88 seconds to accelerate to 400 km/h over a distance of 1,958 meters. Deceleration took 9.56 seconds over 483 meters. The total distance used for 0-400-0 was 2,441 meters.

Those times are for the 0-400-0 section of the run. The entire run saw a speed of 403 km/h attained before deceleration began. The entire run from 0-403-0 km/h took 37.28 seconds over a distance of 2,535m.

Performance data for the run was captured using an AiM EVO5 data logger along with an AiM GPS08.

For more on the previous Bugatti record, click here.