2008 Koenigsegg Edition CCXR

We posted earlier that Koenigsegg announced that they would be building 14 limited edition Koenigsegg Edition CCX's and 6 limited edition Koenigsegg Edition CCXR's at $1,330,000 and $1,500,000 a piece respectively. We're happy to show you the first pictures of the Koenigsegg Edition CCXR delivered. This one is full raw carbon, 6 speed manual, rear wheel drive and has a 90 degree 5.0 liter twin supercharged v8 producing 1018 hp, allowing it to surpass [...]

By | 2008-10-02T17:38:11-07:00 October 2nd, 2008|Cars|0 Comments

Koeningsegg CCX ($1,050,000)

Image source: Universal Autosport Inspired by a Norwegian puppet movie about a bicycle repairman who invents the world’s greatest sports car, Christian von Koenigsegg set out to design one of his own. The result is the street-legal Koeningsegg CCX with the price tag of 669,000 euros ($1,050,000) It's super light, has 806 horsepower at 6,900 rpm and does great on mileage, even though the specs below are quite stunning: Performance Acceleration: 0-100 km/h (0-62 [...]

By | 2009-05-03T00:02:00-07:00 July 7th, 2008|Airplane, Cars|2 Comments

Earthrace sets round-the-world speed record using only biofuel

Earthrace is one of the coolest looking, eco-friendly speed boats which runs entirely on bio-diesel and is 100% carbon neutral. It was built for around 1,500,000 GBP ($2,900,000), according to DailyMail As of June 27, 2008, Earthrace is also the world-record holder of the fastest trip around the globe by a powerboat. According to the Discovery article, it takes 165,000 liters of biodiesel to make the round-the-globe trip. That's a lot of french fries. [...]

By | 2008-07-07T14:24:02-07:00 July 7th, 2008|Yachts|3 Comments
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