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Exotic Swedish supercar maker Koenigsegg has announced that the Agera R has been launched in the United States. To refresh your memory, the spectacular supercar is powered by a V8 5.0-liter twin-turbo engine that generates 1099 hp (820 kW) and 885 lb-ft (1200 Nm) of torque. This power unit is mated to a dual-clutch seven-speed transmission.

With a curb weight of only 2932 lb (1330 kg), the Agera R completes the 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) sprint in 2.9 seconds and can hit a top speed of more than 245 mph (390 km/h). Not like it matters, but it can return 16 mpg US (19.2 mpg UK or 14.7 liters / 100 km), with CO2 emissions of 310 g/km.

We should also mention that it has an aerodynamic carbon fiber body that creates 661 lbs (300 kg) of downforce at 155 mph (250 km/h). There’s also a removable hardtop, an adaptive rear wing and an aggressive diffuser at the back.

Gallery: Koenigsegg Agera R arrives in the U.S.

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