Articles about Koenigsegg

“It had to be a have-your-cake-and-eat kind of car, no compromises”
Prepare to have your brain melted by a super-efficient, game-changing system
One critical part of the Koenigsegg Gemera's brain-scrambling powertrain is its 'Freevalve' gasoline engine. You might have glossed over it while trying to compute the outputs, and they way that engine combines with three electric motors to produce, er, 1,
Megacar meets grand tourer
This is the new Koenigsegg Gemera, and it is a family car. Indeed, we know this because it has four seats, hot and cold cupholders, front- and rear-seat infotainment, wireless phone charging, and the ability to store four adults' carry-on
“The limit is tires, location, and sanity”
The top-speed wars end here, says Koenigsegg. This is the mic drop. The last word. This is its distillation of everything it's learned about Vmax: the Koenigsegg Jesko Absolut."It is the fastest Koenigsegg ever made and the company will
Speed has many forms
In July 2010, James May did his best to max the ultimate Veyron at the Ehra-Lessien test track. You'll have seen him manage a massive 417kph on TopGear telly-just before Bugatti's test driver Pierre Henri Raphanel lifted the
Get a drool pan ready
A quick word of warning: The images in this gallery are not early screenshots from the next Forza game. Oh, no. This is what you call ballin' in the big leagues, son.What you're looking at is a selection of photographs
The Swedish carmaker reacts to Bugatti’s recent accomplishment
Koenigsegg has congratulated Bugatti on its recent record of 304.77mph (490.48kph) in a prototype Chiron...while also noting how a 'high-speed' version of the Jesko-the company's rival hypercar-might go even higher than 300mph (482.8kph)."We
Expect a big change in future Koenigsegg supercars
Having glanced at the featured image above, you'd be forgiven for thinking that Christian von Koenigsegg (CvK) was about to drop the hottest collab album of 2019. As much as we wish this was true, what he's actually doing is
Ouch
It's no secret that manufacturers have to send out cars for multiple crash and damage tests before legally selling them to consumers. For brands producing hundreds of thousands of cars annually, this is no problem. But for manufacturers producing barely 20
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
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