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Not sure if anyone will find this interesting, but I sure do.
Last week Koenigsegg descended on Spring Mountain and used it as it's base of operations for their record runs on HWY 160 on the last stretch you drive from Las Vegas to Pahrump.

They set 5 records using a customer's Agera RS running on Michelin Super Sport Cup 2 tires.

THE HIGHEST TOP SPEED FOR A PRODUCTION VEHICLE

Calculated using an average of two runs, one in either direction. The record speed achieved is 446.97 km/h (277.87 mph)

0-400-0 km/h

The 0-400-0 km/h run was completed in 33.29 seconds, beating the previous time of 36.44 seconds set by the same car in Denmark in October 2017.

FLYING KILOMETER ON A PUBLIC ROAD

The highest average speed for a flying kilometer on a public road, calculated after running the car in two directions – 445.54 km/h (276.9 mph)

FLYING MILE ON A PUBLIC ROAD

The highest average speed for a flying mile on a public road, calculated after running the car in two directions – 444.66 km/h (276.36 mph)

HIGHEST SPEED ACHIEVED ON A PUBLIC ROAD

Single direction recorded. Measured at 457.49 km/h (284.55 mph)

Full article here from Koenisegg: Koenigsegg Agera RS Achieves Multiple Production Car World Speed Records - Koenigsegg

There are 8 Agera RS's in the US and 4 of them showed up for the event.

One owners videos:

They let them run on the closed highway also, since they had it for the day.
 
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