SOURCE: Las Vegas Public Relations
August 11, 2006 10:41 ET
Exotic Cars at Caesars Palace to Unveil Koenigsegg CCX, World's Fastest Production Car, August 27-29
VIP Cocktail Party at Exotic Cars at Caesars Palace Dealership; Track Day & Test Drives to Be Held at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
LAS VEGAS, NV -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 11, 2006 --Exotic Cars At Caesars Palace, Las Vegas will
unveil the Koenigsegg CCX, the world's fastest production car, Sunday,
August 27, 2006 in the Exotic Cars at Caesars Palace Showroom. The Swedish
Super Car, produced by Koenigsegg Automotive AB of Sweden, retails for
The Twin Supercharged 4.7 liter V8 Koenigsegg CCX will be unveiled at a VIP
Cocktail Party on August 27, 2006 at 7 p.m., followed by two days of Track
Day/Test Drives at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, August 28-29.
Test Drives are done by invitation only and are limited to qualified VIP
guests and media. Guest Track Day/Test Drives are to be done on Monday,
August 28. Media and their qualified drivers are invited to register for
test drives to be done on Tuesday, August 29.
Koenigsegg Automotive AB of Sweden named Exotic Cars at Caesars Palace to
be the first and only dealer in the United States to sell its exclusive
Super Cars. The powerful engine housed in the U.S. Koenigsegg CCX retains
the incredible power and performance of the European CCR engine, officially
crowned by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's fastest
production car ever. The engineering marvel goes 0-60 MPH in a blistering
3.1 seconds with an estimated top speed of almost 260 MPH. The 806 HP,
2,200-pound carbon fibre Super Car runs the standing quarter mile in just 9
seconds at 146 MPH.
"We are very excited that Exotic Cars at Caesars Palace is the only
dealership in the United States selected to market this unique, precision
automobile," says Richard Weisman, CEO of Exotic Cars. "In addition to
being the world's fastest production car, it is one of the most
impressively engineered vehicles ever made."
Exotic Cars at Caesars Palace currently displays more than 40 vehicles for
sale, including such exclusive marques such as Ferrari, Lamborghini and
Bentley. Koenigsegg plans to deliver a limited number of cars during the
first year, and orders are being taken on a first-come, first-served basis.