The mighty Bugatti Chiron made waves recently after setting a 0-400-0 km/h time of 42 seconds. It packs an 8.0 litre quad-turbocharged W16 engine pushing 1,500 PS and 1,600 Nm of torque, enabling a 0 to 100 km/h time of 2.5 seconds. Arch rival Koenigsegg may just have it beat after posting a photo of the Agera RS captioned “0-400-OMG” on its official Facebook page.

Now, the Agera RS is powered by a 5.0 litre twin-turbo V8 – that’s a full eight cylinders and two turbochargers less than the Bugatti – making 1,160 hp and 1,280 Nm of torque, of which is paired to a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. At the time of launch, its century sprint time is said to match the Chiron’s. However, the Agera RS comes with a One:1 upgrade package, boosting its output to 1,360 hp and 1,369 Nm.

Considering that the Swedish company previously set the 0-300-0 km/h record in 17.95 seconds, it leaves little room for doubt that the Agera RS can in fact step up to the challenge. Koenigsegg has yet to elaborate on the record-breaking feat, but rest assured, vital details are coming soon.

GALLERY: Koenigsegg Agera RS