Koenigsegg's Agera R. The Stig. A frozen lake
Koenigsegg’s new Agera R comes with a V8, two turbos, 1,115bhp, 275mph top speed and a nice practical roof box. Tom Ford reports
Posted: 05 Sep 2011
It is not a quiet car, or a benign car, or even an elegant car to get in and out of. It's true that the V8is incredibly tractable - it'll pull from a virtual standstill in nearly every gear - and that it rides extremely well at low-to-medium speeds. But all that does is build an entirely false sense of security. After all, when a big dog bares its teeth, chances are it isn't smiling. The Agera R is like that. Just when you think you've got a bit of a handle on it, just when you start to push the carefully judged parameters, turn away for a split second, and it'll have you wearing Sweden as a hat.