Koenigsegg Agera RS Shatters Bugatti Chiron Speed Record

By Staff  |  10/05/2017

Looks like there's a new speed king when it comes to the fast cars in the world, and it's the Koenigsegg Agera RS.

Just one month after the Bugatti Chiron set a record for reaching 0-400-0 km/h (248.55 mph) the fastest, Koenigsegg‘s Agera RS destroyed that record.

Koenigsegg driver Niklas Lilja made history by accelerating to 400 km/h in an astounding 26.88 seconds, which he did over a distance of 1,958 m (6,424 feet). It took around 9.56 seconds and 483 m (1,585 feet) to come to a complete stop after.

The record-breaking event took place at the Vandel Airfield in Denmark on October 1.

By comparison, tt took the Bugatti Chiron 41.96 seconds to accomplish the feet and and a distance of 3,112 m (10,210 feet).

As for specs, the Koenigsegg Agera RS actually featured a One:1 upgrade package, allowing its 5.0-liter V8 engine to churn out 1,360 horsepower and 1,011 lb-ft. of torque.