In this era being environment friendly gives a car a very large advantage. And not only has that it also gained a tag saying “Eco-Friendly” too. With the advancement in technology the environment friendly engine technology has also advanced too. And that has lead to a lot of cars being installed with such engines too. Recently one of the famous companies adapting this platform has been Koeninsegg. It is very astonishing that a company specializing in supercars using such engines. But it is true and that engine has been used in the CCX.The new name for the car is the Koeninsegg CCXR. The design has been kept that of the Koeninsegg CCX. Slight changes have been made in the car such as the crystal lights and the rear spoiler but the over all look comes out so good that one literally drools over it. Forbes magazine recently also acknowledged it as one of the top 10 most beautiful cars. And that is a very big complement actually. Carbon Fiber has been one of the primary building materials in the car and that has lead to a very low weight of the car.
The Koeninsegg CCXR is powered by a modified twin supercharged engine which roots from the original CCX. The engine being a V8 has been converted to use E85 or E100 ethanol fuel and not only that it can also run on pure octane too. When running on regular petrol the car is able to develop up to 806 units of brake horse power. But the interesting bit is that when the ethanol fuel is used the car produces up to 1018 units of brake horse power. The CCXR is able to reach 0 to 60 mph in just 3.1 seconds. When talking of environment friendly and fast cars nothing beats the Koeninsegg CCXR. And that’s for sure!