Koenigsegg has broken the world record for the fastest production car with high-speed runs accomplished by the Agera RS hypercar. During the runs, Koenigsegg did more than just break one record, they broke multiple records. In a blog post from Koenigsegg, they document each of the records that were broken. They are:
The High Top Speed for a Production Vehicle – “Calculated using an average of two runs, one in either direction. The record speed achieved is 446.97 km/h (277.87 mph)”
0-400-0 km/h – “The 0-400-0 km/h run was completed in 33.29 seconds, beating the previous time of 36.44 seconds set by the same car in Denmark in October 2017.”
Flying Kilometer on a Public Road – “The highest average speed for a flying kilometer on a public road, calculated after running the car in two directions – 445.54 km/h (276.9 mph).”
Flying Mile on a Public Road – “The highest average speed for a flying mile on a public road, calculated after running the car in two directions – 444.66 km/h (276.36 mph).”
High Speed Achieved on a Public Road – “Single direction recorded. Measured at 457.49 km/h (284.55 mph).”
Congratulations to Koenigsegg and their incredible world records!