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Old 9th March 2005, 04:35   #16
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Default Yo Mate are you sure thisis correct???

Mate have a look at this......... this car was in the Brisbane International Motorshow 2005 and the speed of this Swedesh Car is 395 Km/h and is official...........

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v6...m/PICT0051.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v6...m/PICT0052.jpg

if you zoom into the pic under performance you can see that it says 395 km/h.

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Old 9th March 2005, 04:37   #17
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this is a record which was never coming the mclaren f1 had it since around 10 years & finally its gone by mere 2mph.

Hey Shan2nu/shravan316
can u guys post the video of the mclaren doing 391kph?
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Old 9th March 2005, 04:52   #18
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Wonder how 683 bhp/tonne car be like!!!!! YUM YUMM

Been with 190+ bhp/tonne and the music of exhaust is ............;torque is .............; and the g hittin you is.............

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Old 9th March 2005, 07:51   #19
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Wasn't a Koenigsegg rumoured to have clocked 242 mph at a Gumball event too?
And is the CCR a production model? I thought the last one was CC8S.

Though I don't question it's straight line abilities, I haven't heard it break any records on the NS yet.


I took part in the Gumball in 2003 and know for a fact that the Keonigsegg did hit 241mph on a strecth in Texas. It was a CC8S.
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I took part in the Gumball in 2003 and know for a fact that the Keonigsegg did hit 241mph on a strecth in Texas. It was a CC8S.
Hey Rickyvr6,

Was this speedo or GPS indicated?
Do share some gumball stories!! Did you take part in your VR6??

Your intro thread is long overdue as well! lol
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Old 9th March 2005, 08:31   #21
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ya ricky we need more about the gumball.

a write up if possible!
please!!!
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Keenigsegg is really a wonderful car unlike some of the other swedish car. Regarding the Gumball run, Check out this video at www.espritfactfile.com go to the video section, at the end there is the link to other goodies. in that u would find a mpg called mischeif3000.mpg. It is fun to watch, although there is not Koenigsegg, it has some cool cars and really crazy stuff.
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yep even i remember seeing the mclaren video where it did 391 kmph...it was on the mclaren site..remember the driver saying that "it will go no faster than this" or somthing to that effect.
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If their claims have any credibility in then it IS a big event. But they needed 180 more bhp to get 2 mph more on top speed. Where are supercars heading????
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If their claims have any credibility in then it IS a big event. But they needed 180 more bhp to get 2 mph more on top speed. Where are supercars heading????
well yes , and Coeff.Drag plays a lot of role after some speed, so need lot of power and air cheating surfaces to make each mph count.
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Hey, but the top speed of the Mclaren isn't 372kmph. These guys are using some unofficial top speed to make the CCR look better.

The official top speed of the Mclaren is around 241 mph or 385.6 kmph.

And like Stratos said, the brilliance of the McLaren is in it's BMW engine which, in spite of being naturally aspirated, achieved this some 8 years ago.

With 806bhp and 920nm of torque, this car should have cracked the 400kmph barrier.
Ya, no one will ever be able to make anythign like the McLaren ever again. That car is is the MOTHER of all SUPERCARS ever to have existed, and that ever will. They can break its speed barrier, bt they will never match its timeless (not to mention aerodynamically brilliant) curves, nor its sheer road presence, nor itss Decade-Of-Supremacy. Nothing will ever be able to do what the McLaren did (ok, I gotta stop repeating myself... hehe...). That is the ultimtae dream car.

P.S. I don't like the shape of the CCR ( I know, but its the same initails as Credence Clearwater Revival, who all had great initial success, but then everybody forgot they're music with the onset of modern rock... so, we know what the fate of the CCR will be!!)

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Just what i was thinking. Coz i have a vid of a Mclaren reaching 391kmph. But the official top speed is around 385-386kmph, very confusing.

Yeah, I got that video too... anyone have information on the Official Speed Checking Whatever-They-Call-Themselves???
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Comparison chart results at Nardo/Prototipo for Production cars:

1. Koenigsegg CCR 388 km/h
2. McLaren F1 372 km/h


[i]On February the 28th 2005, at 12.08 local time, the Koenigsegg CCR broke the production road car speed record, achieving a new official top speed of 388 (387.87) km/h at Italy?s Nardo Prototipo proving ground.

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Heyyy ....

just downloaded the video ...its the same car in the snap breaking the record ...

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turbo lover.. can u please provide the link from where you downloaded the video??
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turbo lover.. can u please provide the link from where you downloaded the video??

www.racingflix.com ... first page
u gotta login to download ... downlaods r pretty slow i got premium membership so i get around 500 kbps transfers ...

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Thumbs up Impressive But Not Enough !!

Definitely impressive...Nice try though.... The MClaren F1 can never be de-throned..It is the ultimate Supercar...Goes without sayin...its excellence lies in the hands of the guy who built it...
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