Because the 1,578hp Jesko hypercar is mayhem
Amidst the mayhem of Koenigsegg revealing the 1,578hp Jesko hypercar, Top Gear had a 10-minute chat with Christian von Koenigsegg himself to chat about the trends in hypercar-dom.From a general point of view, it has to stick out,
Sweden's new 1,578hp hypercar
Just when you thought the Hennessey Venom F5 or Bugatti Chiron was on course to top 300mph (483kph) first, Koenigsegg once again reminds us that nobody does speed like the Swedes. Okay, they haven't cracked it yet, but according to the
“Eventually, we see that as a possibility”
Koenigsegg sees a battery-cell shortage in our all-electric, shiny new future. Which is why company boss Christian von Koenigsegg is a bit hesitant about building a proper, world-beating fully-electric hypercar.It's definitely something he imagines, though. "Eventually,
Every panel has been sanded down to the weave by hand
Done picking your jaws off the floor, people? Yes, this is the first and only bare-carbon Koenigsegg Regera, and it's quite a thing. Quite a menacing thing, in fact.Now, you may be aware that all 80 units of the
We just did the math
So SSC reckons its upcoming 1,750hp Tuatara could be the world's first 300mph (483kph) production car. Engineering a car to do that sort of speed is such a leap into the (very expensive) unknown that you might not bet your
To be unveiled at next year's Geneva Motor Show
Next year, you'll see the successor to the Koenigsegg Agera. Specifically, you'll see it at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, and you will be in for something quite special.Speaking at Monterey's car week in California, Christian von Koenigsegg
Christian von Koenigsegg chimes in
Earlier this year, the FIA announced a new top class of racing for the World Endurance Championship to replace LMP1 in 2020. Hypercars. Hypercars that look like... cars, not spaceships, racing at Le Mans.This news has greatly interested the boss of
'More capable than the Agera RS'
Koenigsegg's new hypercar is T-minus eight months from being revealed at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. Let the teaser pictures commence.Here's the first clue to how the new Agera-replacing Swedish hypercar will look. This collection of
The CCX is making an appearance, too
There is one rather large fly in the ointment of this story. That every single Koenigsegg Regera hypercar scheduled for production--just 80 in total--has been sold.Other than that, it's good news. Koenigsegg will return to this year's
Well that was quick
Forget Joshua vs. Klitschko. The only heavyweight battle you need to know about in 2017 is Koenigsegg vs. Bugatti. Because today, we learn that a Koenigsegg Agera RS has managed to go from 0-400kph-0 in 36.44 seconds.Out of
Plus the first two Regeras
Ladies and gentlemen, allow us to present not one, but three new Koenigseggs. Yes, it is a good day.Introducing to you first, the new Koenigsegg Agera RS 'Gryphon'; a very special edition of Koenigsegg's already quite special Agera RS, complete
Presented at the Monterey Car Week
Koenigsegg is no stranger to the prestigious Monterey Car Week. Last year, the company introduced us to the One:1 "megacar." This year, the Angelholm, Sweden-based supercar builder wants to outdo itself by presenting not one, but two mega rides to
Read the entertaining Q&A
Many of us were too young when automotive legends like Enzo Ferrari and Ferruccio Lamborghini were actively practicing their craft. For many young gearheads today, Ferrari's and Lamborghini's counterparts are Horacio Pagani and Christian von Koenigsegg, and our colleagues in
Has more torque than Bugatti Chiron
It used to be that the supercar race hinged on which model had the most horsepower. Today, it's about which one can deliver the best technology and the most engaging overall driving experience. With horsepower reaching stratospheric levels, we're actually
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Watch the video of the run
In 2011, Koenigsegg supposedly set six world speed records for production cars with its Agera R, with Guinness World Records officially recognizing the 0-300-0kph sprint of 21.19 seconds as the fastest of its kind. Well, that record has been
With mind-boggling engine figures
A month ago, we reported that Swedish supercarmaker Koenigsegg was going to launch two new cars at the Geneva Motor Show. Well, with the annual event now in full swing, here are the cars: the Agera RS and the Regera hybrid megacar.
Because 'supercars' are lame
Koenigsegg has revealed that it will debut two new hypercars at the Geneva International Motor Show in March.The first is the Agera RS. Judging by the name, it may be an even more powerful version of the Agera R, which already
Which one wins?
As a means to prove how efficient the i-Shift Dual-Clutch gearbox is, Volvo Trucks lined up a Volvo FH tractor head against a Koenigsegg One:1 hypercar around the Ring Knutstorp racetrack in Sweden."I-Shift Dual Clutch has a,
1:1 power-to-weight ratio
The car you see here--the Koenigsegg Agera One:1--is particularly special for two reasons. First, it is being touted by the Swedish carmaker as "the world's first megacar." Second, it is said to be the world's first production
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