Fastest supercar debuts in the UK

The fastest European production car ever, Sweden's ultra-rare, 1,018bhp Koenigsegg CCXR Edition, is coming to the UK.

On October 30 the carbon-fibre bodied, £1.5 million supercar will make its UK debut at MPH, the prestige and performance motor show featuring Top Gear Live at London's Earls Court.

Faster than a Bugatti Veyron and almost twice the price, it goes from nought to 62mph in just 2.9 seconds and on to a top speed of 254-plus mph.

But even then the rear-view mirror will be full of the equally jaw-dropping Italian-made Pagani Zonda F Carbon, also debuting at MPH.

This 7.3 litre, V12, 650bhp, polished carbon-fibre model features carbon ceramic brakes, a lifting system to cope with uneven road surfaces and a racing exhaust that sounds like it would be at home on the grid at Le Mans. All for £668,000.

Ticket holders to MPH will be among the first people in the UK to see these supercars, along with 200 of the fastest cars on the planet. They will also get the chance to see Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May host the very first performance of Top Gear Live.

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