Koenigsegg Agera R Goes Well over 200 MPH on Autobahn After Passing Porsche 918

Koenigsegg Agera R Goes Well Over 200 MPH on Autobahn 1 photo
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If you happen to find yourself behind the wheel of a Koenigsegg, the German Autobahn is probably the best place in the world for you.
Seriously, the unlimited stretches of highway over in Germany would be miles better than, say, a car event. Given the fact that Koenigseggs don't go 1 mph faster than they look, they're not exactly a surprise during the drag races organized at such events, so you'll be much better off enjoying their Grand Tourer assets while getting from one side of Porsche's home country to the other.

In fact, we've brought along a video that shows just how velocity-flooded such a ride can get.

The footage below, which takes us into the cabin of an Agera R, offers a very good taste of the kind of speeds the Swedish machine is capable of. While we can't see the speedo, GTBoard, the channel that uploaded the clip, explains that the K machine sat between 155 and 217 mph (that's 250-250+ km/h) during the recorded part of the drive.

In the process, the Agera R is seen chasing a Porsche 918 Spyder. The driver of the Zuffenhausen halo car gives up after a while and that's when the Koenigsegg goes full throttle.

Then again, the 918 wouldn't have stood a chance even if its driver had fully dipped into its hybrid potential. With a few exceptions, the Agera R beats the 918 Spyder in most rolling sprints, while its top speed sits around 50 mph (80 km/h) higher compared to that of the Porsche.

We'll remind you that, until the One:1 took over as Ängelholm's top performer in June last year, the Agera R held multiple acceleration and braking world records involving speeds of up to 186 mph (300 km/h).

Oh, and you shouldn't worry about the broken soundtrack of this clip. The aural side of a Koenigsegg, which comes courtesy of a turbocharged V8, is a little alien anyway.

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