Koenigsegg releases details of special edition

Special edition gas and biofuel versions of the speed demon to have 5-twin supercharged engine and more amenities as standard fair.

Koenigsegg released more details on its special edition CCX and CCXR cars.

While the car will not be officially unveiled until the 2008 Geneva auto show in March, the company has released some early images and a full set of specs for fans to salivate over.

Special edition CCXR. Koenigsegg

Both versions of the limited-edition run will feature a 5-liter twin supercharged engine with 6-speed plus reverse gearbox. Both models will go 0-62 mph in 2.9 seconds. The CCX tops out at 245 mph, while the biofuel CCXR tops out at 250 mph.

But you better act fast if you have the 1,330,000 euros or 1,500,000 euros ($1.9 million and $2.2 million ) it's gonna cost you to pick up one of these. Koenigsegg is only making 14 in the CCX and six in the CCXR ,and two of each version are already sold, according to the company.

For more photos and specs, check out our gallery on CNET News.com.

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