The Koenigsegg Agera R is an exclusive hypercar conceived from the mind of a Swedish entrepreneur – Christian von Koenigsegg – who formed his own car company over fifteen years ago from a childhood dream he had. The Agera R design changes are rather revolutionary relative to others in its class. The Koenigsegg Agera R release date should be expected sometime in mid-2017 probably as a 2018 year model.
Just like before, the 2017 Koenigsegg Agera R comes with a low-slung design that is highlighted by almond-shaped headlamps with large air vents, small side windows, a wraparound windshield, and integrated LED daytime running lights. The exterior looks are finished by the ninety-degree-opening scissor doors, a functional air diffuser, a mid-mounted exhaust, and oval LED tail lamps.
In Swedish, the name Agera R is a direct translation for “take action.” indeed, with a 5.0L twin-turbocharged V8 engine generating a mind-blowing 1,140 hp and a slaying 885 pounds-feet of torque, the name is no hype. Such enormous power helps the 2017 Koenigsegg Agera R achieve a 0-60 mph in a roasting 2.8 seconds, and consequently a top speed of 273 mph.
Besides the power, the Swedish supersports car also comes with gigantic brakes fitted on all the four corners of the vehicle that enable it come to standstill in just 12.6 seconds from 124 mph. Additionally, the Agera R 2017 comes with several mechanical upgrades such as an improved suspension.
The Koenigsegg Agera R 2017 interior is track-inspired with spacious accommodation for two passengers. Similar to other hypercars, it comes with supportive and comfortable seats in this case being the leather-upholstered two-tone bucket seats with contrasting stitching. And in order to reduce weight, engineers used plenty of carbon fiber materials during the construction of parts of its dashboard, steering wheel, and center console.
Small digital gauges on the instrument cluster are housed in three different compartments and can be configured by the driver to show fuel pressure, car’s speed, horsepower generated, oil and water temperature, and other important panoply of information needed by the driver. A touchscreen with high-definition graphics providing connectivity, entertainment, and navigation functions is mounted on the center stack in a single unit.
Although it doesn’t feature as among the important aspects for supercar’s buyers, Koenigsegg proudly states its Agera R offers a cargo volume of 4.2 cubic feet.
Rivals nipping its heels include the Pagani Huayra, Bugatti Veyron, and 2017 Lamborghini Aventador LP750-4. Named after Aymara Huayra Tata, the 2017 Pagani Huayra offers an unquestionable design cues that set it apart from the rest of them. additionally, the Pagani Huayra 2017 comes with welcome additions such as carbon fiber rear fascia, LED daytime running lights quad exhaust tips, and bi-xenon headlights. It returns with a twin-turbocharged 6.0L twin-turbocharged engine that enables it put out 700 horsepower and 738 pounds-feet of torque.
The 2017 Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 is yet another supercar masterpiece that offers awe-inspiring performance and therefore placing it in a collision course with other otherworldly supercars such as Murcielago, Diablo, Countach, and Miura. A power output of 691 hp and 509 pounds-ft. of torque is generated by the rather operatic and absurdly potent V12 engine.
Wheelbase: 104.8 in.
Length: 169.0 in.
Width: 78.6 in.
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2017 Koenigsegg Agera R Engine Specs
As already mentioned, the newest of the Agera R breed returns with the jaw-dropping power rated at a brutal 1,140 hp and 885 pounds-ft. of torque. Rumors allege that the 2017/2018 Koenigsegg Agera R will probably get additional power and torque, however, the Swedish automaker has neither refuted nor acknowledged such speculations. Whether or not the vehicle gets additional power or not, the Agera R 2017 will simply be enthralling on the track as it has always been.
2017 Koenigsegg Agera R Interior & Exterior Changes
Some of the standard features to expect from the base Agera R model include front and rear parking sensors, automatic high-beam control, synthetic suede headliner, Bluetooth connectivity, a manual tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, adaptive suspension dampers, LED engine-compartment lighting, eighteen-way power seats, and a navigation system.
2017 Koenigsegg Agera R Release Date & Price
Speculations allege the new vehicle will likely go for sale sometime in mid-2017 probably as 2018 Koenigsegg Agera R. Pricing hasn’t been announced, but we expect it at around $2M.
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