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It is currently the fastest street-legal car in production, with a top speed exceeding 390 km/h and an acceleration that takes it up to 100 km/h in less than 3.5 seconds. The CC is made using state-of-the-art materials and technology; both body and chassis are made of carbonfiber, reinforced with Kevlar and aluminum honeycomb.

The koenigsegg developed suspension system, modeled from Formula One racing, has been judged by expert test-drivers to provide better handling than any competing supercar. Its supercharged engine delivers 655 horsepower and a torque of 750 Nm.

The design of the CC creates an impression of strength and flowing motion, and perfect aerodynamics have been achieved without compromising this aggressive beauty. A hardtop roof-panel, which is easily removed and stored under the front hood, covers the luxurious interior. The leather and aluminum fitted cabin incorporates all the top equipment for comfort and security.

The Koenigsegg CC has arrived.
For the year 2002 some minor changes have been made to the CC. The front headlights have been redesigned, and the car now has xenon lights in milled aluminum casings. The lights are covered to optimize aerodynamics. The rear hood is slightly reshaped and lowered, in order to enhance the streamlined characteristics and to reduce drag. The customer can now choose to eliminate the rear wing to reduce drag and facilitate a higher top speed. The front bumper has a built in wing similar to that used on the latest Le Mans cars, which provides downforce and great airflow to the cooler.

Service
Full factory and retailer support. Service intervals: Oil, filter and general inspection (suspension geometry check) every 5,000 km. Sparkplug change every 10,000 km. Cooling fluid every 24 months. Brake fluid every 12 months. Retailers provide in-house service in the USA, Europe, and the Middle East. koenigsegg has a flying mechanic on stand-by. A GSM satellite uplink can be provided, so that engine statistics can be distance-monitored from the local service station or the koenigsegg HQ.

Text and photos: Koenigsegg

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