EDO Competition Koenigsegg CCR Evolution


It’s not easy improving on perfection, but if there’s a tuning company that is capable of doing it, that’s Edo Competition.

Recently they got hold of a Koenigsegg CCR and they tuned it beautifully with some extra power, refined ride and handling and improved visuals inside and out. It’s not like the CCR is not good in those aspects, but more is always better!

First off Edo went through the supercharged V8 engine and adjusted its superchargers, modified this and that, and remapped the control unit. The result is a simply colossal 890 hp which is translated into a top speed of over 390 km/h. The gearbox of the car had to be upgraded as well to cope with the extra power and unbelievable speed this car can achieves.

Koenigsegg CCR Evolution Edo EDO Competition Koenigsegg CCR Evolution

Cosmeic changes includes new fog lamps a front and a new finish for the wheels. The interior benefits from lots of alcantara and is also equipped with a new infotainment system including a reversing camera.

The changes have cost the owner of the car 40,000 Euro. More details here:

When it comes to high quality modifications for supercars, edo competition Motorsport GmbH is one of the most established names in the business. Regardless of make and model, the edo team is always looking for ways to refine and optimize. That’s also why the owner of a Koenigsegg came to us. Not entirely happy with the power of his Swedish exotic and looking to improve the drivability as well as the appearance, he tasked edo competition with the job of making it happen.

Since the V8 engine is being force-fed by twin superchargers, the main focus was on the setup of the two Rotrex units. With assistance from the manufacturer the drive ratio was modified and the ECU was remapped to accommodate the hardware changes. The aim was to increase the power output while maintaining a broad torque curve over the whole rev range. With the new drive ratio the engine hits its torque peak earlier and puts out up to 891 horsepower, depending on the level of tune. In order to ensure long term reliability of the superchargers, the engine redline was lowered to 7,200 rpm.

The transmission with its notchy gear changes received an overhaul as well. The six speed gearbox was disassembled in its entirety and the plastic bushings were replaced with Uniball units. The final result: full boost pressure from just 3,700 rpm all the way up to 6,000 rpm, reassuringly durable brakes, finely tuned directional stability beyond 300 km/h (186 mph) and a top speed that was reduced slightly from 390 km/h (242 mph) for phenomenal and significantly improved acceleration and drivability.

Additional changes were made to the design of the vehicle’s interior and exterior. The wheels for example underwent a beauty treatment and received a coat of charcoal paint. The updated front with auxiliary lights now resembles the later CCR models, and the Alcantara material that was used throughout the Koenigsegg’s cabin provides a more luxurious feel. The redesigned center console now accommodates a new infotainment system including a reversing camera as well as a custom-made pouch for the immobilizer remote. For safety reasons a TPM system now informs the driver about tire pressures and temperatures. The display was integrated into the dashboard.

The bottom line: edo competition has succeeded in upgrading this extremely rare exotic with fine details without watering down its distinctly unique character. However, the most impressive aspect is still the intense and violent acceleration, which is virtually unparalleled, even in the realm of supercars.

All modifications are carried out exclusively at edo competition Motorsport GmbH in Ahlen.

Technical Data :

Engine

twin-supercharged V8
Power: 891 hp/(655 kW) at 6,835 rpm
Max. torque: 900 Nm (664 lb-ft) at 6,275 rpm
Recently serviced by edo competition at a cost of over 40,000 EUR.

Performance

Top speed: over 390 km/h (242 mph)
0 – 100 km/h  (62 mph) 3.2 s
0 – 200 km/h  (124 mph) 9.7 s
0 – 300 km/h  (186 mph) 23 s

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