Koenigsegg One:1 creates new Speed Record: 0-300-0 kmh in just 17.95 seconds (w/ Video)

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In a recent track testing, the Koenigsegg One:1 Megacar smashed 0-300kmh in mere 17.95 seconds thus beating its previous World Record of 21.19 seconds. As per the makers, the car is expected to accelerate faster in the near future.

Exceeding world record in practice

Koenigsegg test track in Ängelholm, Sweden witnessed the record-beating run during a series of practice session. Koenigsegg’s initial record was of 21.19 seconds that too was conducted in September 2011. The runway track is straight segment of 1.5 km in length with no gradient along the surface.

The firm added that the One:1 development car weighs nearly 50kg more than the customer cars because of the roll cage that has been added for safety reasons.

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Exclusive production car programs

The One:1 is one of the most limited production car programs in the automobile industry. It was introduced in the year 2014 with only 6 examples manufactured so far. Its hp to kg curb weight proportion is 1:1 that is quite an astonishing equation, since it was previously thought to be a farfetched dream when it comes to concretizing usable sport scars.

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The Megacar

The One:1 with its one Megawatt of power is the first of its kind homologated production car qualifying for globe´s first series produced Megacar. Not only this, the car has huge air vents for enhanced cooling and a roof air scoop for sustaining the 1 Megawatt of power, 8250 RPM rev limit.

The machine has customized Michelin Cup Tires, improved back triplex suspension by means of carbon springs and dynamic shock absorbers and ride height, coupled with enhanced ground-breaking Koenigsegg Aircore carbon fiber wheels.

[The Koenigsegg One:1]

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