[VIDEO] Koenigsegg Agera R sets new speed record image

A standard Koenigsegg Agera R has set a new world record, officially recognized by Guinness, after accelerating from 0 to 300 km/h and then going back to 0 in just 21.9 seconds.

According to the manufacturer, the race took place in Angelholm, Sweden, in a standard Koenigsegg Agera R, and the supercar managed to accelerate from 0 to 300 km/h and then breaking until it came to a standstill in just 21.9 seconds. The record has been recognized by Guinness World Records. Koenigsegg says that this is the company’s fourth world record since 2003.

“We had high hopes when we set out to do this record. But in the end, the result was truly astonishing. This is Koenigsegg’s 4th Guinness World Record since 2003 and it shows our continued commitment to build hypercars that deliver beyond expectationts”, said Christian von Koenigsegg in a press release.

As a reminder, the Koenigsegg Agera R is powered by a 5.0 liter V8 engine which is developing a total output of 1.099 horsepower and it has a peak torque of 1.200 Nm (885 lb-ft), mated to a seven-speed dual clutch transmission. The automaker says that the 1.330 kg supercar can reach a top speed of over 390 km/h (245 mph) and still do an average of 14.7 liters / 100km (16 mpg US / 19.2 mpg UK). CO2 emissions are 310 g/km.