The Koenigsegg CCR debuted in European Motor Shows in 2004 and was deemed the fastest production car in the world. The super charged sports car was the dream of Swedish car designer Christian von Koenigsegg. The model was an advanced version of the company’s original Koenigsegg CC8S automobile and would continue to evolve over the last 2 decades with models with even more powerful technology, sleeker bodies, and even am eco-friendly “Green” model. Today, the Koenigsegg CCR remains one of the most unique and powerful sports cars in the world.
Here are 10 things you didn’t know about the Koenigsegg CCR.
It debuted at the Paris Motor Show
The Koenigsegg CCR was designed as the successor of the Koenigsegg CC8S, a sleek and fast vehicle. The CCR was designed by company founder Christian von Koenigsegg, Sven-Harry Å Kesson and David Crafoord. The prototype for this new design made its debut at the Paris Motor Show and would be produced in 2004 to include 14 vehicles.
The Koenigsegg CCR was designed with the latest technology and innovation to make it a Guinness World record for Most Powerful Engine in a Production Car. The Koenigsegg CCR debuted in 2004 with 14 cars produced. With 806 hp, the CCR super ceded the Koenigsegg CC8S which had a 655 hp engine. In 2005 the CCR was awarded the Fastest Car at the Nardo Ring in Italy Motor Event with a top speed of 245 mph and was shown later that year at the Geneva Motor Show.