Koenigsegg One:1 So Powerful It Crashed Germany’s Registration Computer!
Nov 03, 2014 11:21
The Koenigsegg One:1 supercar is so powerful it has 1,341hp, and it has managed to crash the computers used to register the car in Germany. The reason: they are not able to process such a big figure.
The system lists power output in kilowatts and can only accept three figure values. The Agera One:1 produces 1,000 kW.
The Koenigsegg One:1 sources its name from the unbelievable power to weight ratio of 1:1 - it weighs 1,341 kg (2,956 lbs) and produces 1,341 hp. The Swedish company says the One:1 is capable of a top speed of nearly 280 mph (450 km/h), with the 0 to 248 mph (399 km/h) sprint said to take 20 seconds.
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