Koenigsegg One:1 Likely to be the Fastest Car of the World

Koenigsegg, the Swedish automaker, has introduced its latest vehicle, Koenigsegg One:1, which is considered to be the fastest car of the world. The stunning machine is priced at £1.67 million, possessing the ability to hit an unbelievable 257 mph.

This extra-ordinary vehicle possesses a 5 liter V8 engine which can produce 1,322 horsepower, much more than any other competitor.

Hennessey Venom GT, which broke the world record recently, can achieve a maximum speed of 270 mph; however, it was not recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records. Another extremely fast car, Bugatti Veyron Super Sport can hit the top speed of 268 mph.

Koenigsegg One:1 can go from zero to 250 mph in merely 20 seconds, which is absolutely mind-blowing. The name of the car, one:1, represents its power-to-weight ratio.

Koenigsegg One:1

The One:1 is not all about speed as it possess tremendous braking system as well. The car can come to a standstill from maximum speed in just 10 seconds, which is likely to be a record in itself.

The super coupe was unveiled for the first time during the 2014 Geneva Motor Show; however, you will be disappointed to know that you cannot buy it. The automaker has already sold the five models.

Jasper has been an enthusiast of the automotive and IT industries since the age of 16. He independently writes on the auto industry's recent happenings.