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2021 Koenigsegg Gemera

2021 Koenigsegg Gemera

1,700 horsepower and seating for four. Where do we sign up?

The 2021 Koenigsegg Gemera is a two-door, four-seat hypercar developed by the Swedish company that gave us the Agera, Regera, and Jesko. But unlike its siblings, and despite having only two doors, the 2021 Gemera offers seating for four. And it does so via four equally comfortable seats, so it’s not just a regular grand tourer. The 2021 Gemera boasts a hybrid drivetrain under the skin, comprising three electric motor and a three-cylinder engine. As shocking as it may sound, the three-cylinder generates 600 horsepower, making it the most powerful of its kind in production, and works on a variety of fuels, including CO2-neutral methanol. Overall, the hybrid drivetrain pumps out an amazing 1,700 horsepower and 2,581 pound-feet of torque. Let’s find out more about the world’s first practical megacar - aka Mega GT - in the review below.

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2020 Koenigsegg Jesko

2020 Koenigsegg Jesko

It could be the world’s first 300-mph production car!

The Koenigsegg Jesko is the company’s latest supercar, third megacar, and spiritual successor to the iconic Agera. Unveiled at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, the Jesko boasts a power-to-weight ratio greater than 1:1, which means its engine generates more horsepower than the car’s total curb weight in kilograms. Koenigsegg offered similar versions of the One:1 and Agera, but the Jesko takes things one step further with an impressive downforce rating of 2,205 pounds.

Named after Jesko von Koenigsegg, the father of company founder and CEO, Christian von Koenigsegg, the Jesko marks the debut of the firm’s latest carbon-fiber chassis and nine-speed multi-clutch transmission. It’s also supposed to hit at least 300 mph according to Koenigsegg, so it could improve the Agera RS’ 277-mph world record really soon. Let’s find out more about that in the review below.

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2020 Koenigsegg Jesko Cherry Red Edition10

2020 Koenigsegg Jesko Cherry Red Edition10

As if the Koenigsegg Jesko isn’t special enough, the Cherry Red Edition 10 is the ultimate flex from the Swedish supercar brand

As if special isn’t special enough, the 125-unit Koenigsegg Jesko is giving birth to a one-off edition called the Jesko Cherry Red Edition 10. Priced at over $3 million, the Jesko Cherry Red Edition 10 is what happens when you double down on the excess because, well, you can. The one-off hypercar isn’t a direct Koenigsegg special edition; it’s not like, say, the Koenigsegg Agera RS Naraya, Agera R BLT, or the CCXR Platinuss E100. The Koenigsegg Jesko Cherry Red Edition 10 was commissioned by an online luxury car sales portal called Luxuryandexpensive. It’s a fitting name for a company that’s looking to create as much attention to its business as it can. What better way to do it, too, than by ordering a one-off version of a hypercar that could rewrite all types of automotive performance records when it hits the streets in the next few years. Production of the Koenigsegg Jesko starts at the end of 2020. Expect the Jesko Cherry Red Edition 10 arrive sometime after production goes full-swing.

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2010 Koenigsegg Trevita

2010 Koenigsegg Trevita

Shine on you crazy diamond

As contradictory as it might sound, there’s no shortage of low-production supercar manufacturers out there. Most offer exclusivity and outrageous performance, but few can match the jaw-dropping craftsmanship and build quality of Koenigsegg. Hand-built, fully bespoke, and lovingly finished, any car from the Angelholm-based automaker comes stuffed with insane technology and world-beating go-fast engineering, all the way down to the smallest of details. Amazingly, the Trevita manages to take all that goodness a step further thanks to its unique exterior aesthetic.

At a basic level, you could describe the Trevita as a limited-edition variant of the Koenigsegg CCXR Edition. The name means “three whites” in Swedish, a reference to the model’s extreme rarity and standout exterior hue.

While other composite supercars show their weaves in raw black (or, occasionally, a colored tint), the Trevita boasts white carbon fiber, created in-house using a unique manufacturing process. The resulting material gives off an enticing silver glean, which, applied to a car, creates a “diamond on wheels.”

Updated 08/18/2017: We added a series of new images taken during the 2017 Monterey Car Week.

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2019 Koenigsegg Sedan

2019 Koenigsegg Sedan

The market’s first high-performance, luxury sedan?

Established in 1994, Koenigsegg is already 23 years old as of 2017. And for a 23-year-old company, it has developed into quite the successful business. It all started with variations of the CC in the early 2000s and continued with the Agera in 2010. In 2015, the Swedish firm launched the Regera, its first ever hybrid. Come 2017 and Koenigsegg is working on brand-new vehicles, one of which is most likely a four-door sedan.

Although not yet confirmed for production, the sedan is more than a rumor, having been discussed by the Swedish brand in many interviews. While it made it pretty clear that it won’t build an SUV (for now), Koenigsegg did admit that a four-door sedan is in the making. Not only the company’s first vehicle that isn’t a supercar, but it could also be the first high-performance luxury sedan with close to (or even more than) 1,000 horsepower. There’s no information as to when the four-door will hit the market, but it’s unlikely that it will happen before the 2019 model year.

Continue reading to learn more about the upcoming Koenigsegg sedan.

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2020 Koenigsegg SUV

2020 Koenigsegg SUV

The ultimate high-performance, luxury SUV?

Established in 1994, Swedish manufacturer Koenigsegg has developed into a notable sports car builder quite rapidly. The CCR and CCX of the mid-2000s placed the brand on the automotive map, while the Agera, introduced in 2010, established its reputation as a solid maker of limited-edition supercars. The One:1 and the Regera further cemented its place among iconic companies such as Ferrari, Bugatti, and McLaren. Come 2017 and Koenigsegg is working on new products, including a four-door sedan. Word has it we might also see an SUV in its lineup in the future, but Christian von Koenigsegg said, back in 2016, that such a project won’t happen. However, we believe that a people hauler is definitely on the company’s drawing table.

While it might not arrive in the immediate future, an SUV wearing the Koenigsegg badge is likely to happen beyond 2020. With Bentley having already joined the market and Lamborghini set to do the same by the end of 2017, Koenigsegg will probably find it difficult to say no in a few years. SUVs are becoming increasingly popular, and a high-performance luxury model would be quite popular among folks with deep pockets. That’s exactly why we created a rendering of a Koenigsegg SUV and put together a speculative review about what it may bring to the table.

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2017 Koenigsegg Agera RS1

2017 Koenigsegg Agera RS1

Big, bad, incredibly fast, and relatively well-rounded too

As the car world goes absolutely bananas over the release of the quarter-mile killing insane-o-mobile known as the Demon at the 2017 New York International Auto Show, Koenigsegg is providing anyone with muscle car overload with a little respite. Say hello to the Agera RS1, a speedy Swedish meatball that’s far more car than the domestic straight-line one-trick pony from Dodge.

Koenigsegg first launched production of the Agera in 2011, and updated it by adding upgrades and special iterations every few years. The most notable of these is the venerable One:1, which was released at the Geneva Motor Show in 2014 with an incredible one-to-one power-to-weight ratio, producing one horsepower for every kg of curb weight.

The Agera RS could be considered a follow up to the One:1, using a lot of the same equipment but with a slightly less bonkers power-to-weight ratio. That said, it’s still very fast, offering an impressive 0.83 horsepower per kg.

Regardless, the Agera RS is an absolute performance powerhouse, framed as “the ultimate track tool” for buyers. This RS1 model is the first example off the production line, bearing a bespoke exterior and interior worthy of such a machine.

Only 25 Agera RS models will be built, all of which were spoken for as of January of last year. Read on for more info on what makes this thing so damn beastly.

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2017 Koenigsegg Agera RS ‘Gryphon'

2017 Koenigsegg Agera RS ‘Gryphon’

An RS with just the right amount of gold flake for unparalleled elegance? Yes, please!

Koenigsegg had a real winner on its hands when it introduced the 2010 Agera. So much so, that a number of other models like the Agera R, Agera S, and Agera X all came to be within just a few years. Then, in 2015, we were introduced to the Agera RS, a car that is billed as the “ultimate track tool” and slots above the Agera R, but below the One:1. Through a means of improved aerodynamics and weight reduction, the RS truly became a powerful track demon. Only 25 RS examples were built, all of which sold out quickly, with the first 10 being spoken for before the car even went into production. Now, two years later, Koenigsegg is coming back to the Geneva Motor Show with a new version of the RS, but this isn’t exactly a version you want to take on the track, even if it’s more than capable. Fitted with the optional 1MW engine, and doused with healthy doses of gold flake, this baby is the definition of special editions.

But, it’s not all about the gold flake and horsepower when it comes to the Agera RS Gryphon. This thing is prepped to be fully compliant with U.S. road regulations, which means you can drive this 1,360-horsepower beast from coast to coast if you really want to. There are plenty of cabin comforts and driving aids, and the roof can even be stored under the front hood. It’s a beautiful and well-appointed special edition, so let’s dive on in and take a closer look at it, and what makes it so special.

Updated 03/27/2016: We added a series of new images for the new Agera RS ‘Gryphon’. Check the "Pictures" tab to check them all.

Continue reading to learn more about the Koenigsegg Agera RS ‘Gryphon’.

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2007 Koenigsegg CCX

2007 Koenigsegg CCX

Koenigsegg’s first mass-produced supercar

Founded in 1994 with the precise goal to produce a world-class supercar, Koenigsegg launched its first production model in 2002. Dubbed CC8S, it was the result of eight years of development and an improved version of the CC prototype, which is said to have been inspired by the McLaren F1 and Ferrari F40. The CC8S was followed by the CCR in 2004, but it wasn’t until 2005 that Koenigsegg introduced its first state-of-the-art supercar, the CCX.

Short for Competition Coupe X, the CCX was built to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the completion and test drive of the first CC prototype and was the company’s first global car. Designed and engineered to comply with global safety and environment regulations, especially those required by the U.S. market, the CCX features significant alterations compared to the CCR. It also had a brand-new, designed in-house engine, a choice of two transmissions (a first for Koenigsegg), and ran of 91 octane fuel, making it suitable for the United States and meeting the strict Californian emission standards.

It was also the first Koenigsegg to be produced for more than a coupe of years, with the last example being built in 2015. A total of 30 CCX units were produced in ten years, plus another 19 special-edition models such as the CCXR, CCXR Edition, CCXR Special Edition, and CCXR Trevita. One CCX was used for crash tests and one was kept by the factory as a test car. Some CCX cars have later been upgraded to CCXR specs.

All told, the CCX was an extremely important car for Koenigsegg, one which ultimately helped the Swedish company to develop the Agera and the One:1. That’s why we decided to have a closer look at the supercar that basically turned Koenigsegg into a global manufacturer.

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This Is What A Naked Koenigsegg Regera Looks Like

This Is What A Naked Koenigsegg Regera Looks Like

There’s something to be said for an all-natural Koenigsegg Regera

Supercars and hypercars, by their definition, are meant to scream for attention. Whether it’s with their outlandish looks, colorful bodies, or their stomach-churning power, these cars are as likely to be as ignored as discounted freshly baked bread. I say this because Koenigsegg is back at it with another one of its employee renderings and the latest design study is a shining example of a stylistic approach that eschews all-around flamboyance in favor of a simpler look meant to showcase the hypercar in about as raw a state as it can be.

This rendering comes by way of Koenigsegg’s current facility manager and overall longtime employee Chrille. According to the Swedish automaker, Chrille (no last name was mentioned) has been around Koenigsegg so long that he’s probably worked in just about every division in the company. Apparently, he’s worked in the composites branch, the finishing station, and the service area, and that doesn’t even include his current occupation as facility manager.

So when pressed to create his very own interpretation of what a Koenigsegg Regera should look like, Chrille took a far different approach with his rendering compared to what everyone else before him has done. Instead of dressing it up in fancy colors and saying that it’s been inspired by this-or-that, Chrille went back to basics... and barely touched the Regera.

Sure, his rendering has tone-on-tone black stripes, anthracite-finished brake callipers, and an optional aerodynamic kit, but the body of the hypercar, by and large, is devoid of any color. We all know that since Regeras are built largely from carbon-fiber, what’s left of the body without any color is the carbon-fiber, or at least in this case, naked carbon-fiber in its complete, unaltered, natural shade. That fact alone makes this particular Regera rendering a true sight to behold, even if it does look a little too close to the Raven Black Regera designed by Koenigsegg’s own art director, Lisa Johansson.

Say what you will about Chrille’s design choice, but you can’t argue that a naked carbon Regera looks just as good as all the other renderings we’ve seen in recent weeks. It may not have their flash and panache, but it is natural. At the end of the day, that counts for a lot too.

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2016 Koenigsegg Agera RSR

2016 Koenigsegg Agera RSR

Limited to three units, all sold in Japan

The Koenigsegg Agera was launched in 2011, five years after the Swedish company introduced its first supercar, the CCX. Thoroughly redesigned inside and out, the Agera came with vast improvements compared to its predecessor, offering not just improved performance, but also a more luxurious interior and significantly more options for enhanced exclusivity. Over the years, Koenigsegg launched a few upgrades in the form of limited-edition models. The Agera R made its debut in 2011, followed by the Agera S in 2013. The more extreme One:1 with its outstanding power-to-weight ratio came in 2014, while the final iteration of the Agera, the RS, arrived in 2015. The nameplate is set to bow in 2016, when production of the Agera will come to a halt.

Koenigsegg unveiled the XS and the RS "Naraya," the first Agera RS models to be delivered in the U.S. and Europe, respectively, in August. Now, Koenigsegg has taken the wraps off the RSR, a limited-edition variant built exclusively for the Japanese market. Essentially a bespoke RS loaded with options, the RSR is limited to only three examples, a smaller fraction of the RS’ already scarce production run of just 25 units.

There is no official information as to who commissioned these models and if more RSR supercars will be sold in other markets, but given that the Agera RS is already sold out, it’s very unlikely to see more of them on the road.

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2016 Koenigsegg Agera RS "Naraya"

2016 Koenigsegg Agera RS "Naraya"

The Swedish brand showcases the first Agera RS delivered in Europe

The Koenigsegg Agera was launched in 2010 as the company’s second supercar after the CC. Built until 2013 in just seven units, the Agera spawned several upgraded versions and special-edition models. The Agera R arrived in 2011, the Agera S came to be in 2012, while the One:1 "Megacar" was born in 2014. The latter is the most powerful Koenigsegg built to date and it also delivers the greatest power-to-weight ratio.

The Agera nameplate soldiered on into 2015 with the RS, built in only 25 units. In 2016, Koenigsegg began deliveries of the RS with two vehicles unveiled at special automotive events. The Agera XS, the first U.S.-spec model was showcased at the Monterey Car Week, the first supercar built for an European customer was unveiled at Salon Prive.

Much like all Ageras delivered since the nameplate’s arrival, the RS Naraya features unique details and color schemes inside and out. However, unlike most supercars built to date, the Naraya features gold leaf detailing, a procedure that’s rarely used on automobiles, including exclusive supercars and luxury sedans. The gold leaf was applied by a renowned Italian craftsman at the request of the vehicle’s owner.

As far as the "Naraya" nickname goes, Koenigsegg says it is a name "closely associated with his family," but doesn’t say who bought the car. The only hit we have about the customer is the right-hand drive, meaning that he resides in either the United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta or Cyprus. Most likely, the owner is located in the U.K., a country known for being home to numerous collectors and wealthy car enthusiasts.

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2016 Koenigsegg Agera XS

2016 Koenigsegg Agera XS

The Swedish company unveils the first U.S. homologated Agera

The Koenigsegg Agera was launched in 2010 as the company’s second nameplate after the CC, which spawned the CCR, CCX, and other limited-edition models. Built until 2013 in just seven units, the Agera received several updates. The Swedish brand launched the Agera R in 2011, the Agera S in 2012, and the One:1 "Megacar" in 2014. The latter is the most powerful Koenigsegg built to date and it also delivers the greatest power-to-weight ratio. However, the Agera saga continued into 2015 with the RS, built in 25 units, and in 2016 with the Agera Final. Although the Final was the last Agera-based supercar, Koenigsegg unveiled a new bespoke supercar at the Monterey Car Week.

Dubbed Agera XS, it’s a one-off vehicle with custom features inside and out, as well as the first Agera created specifically for a U.S. customer. Just like the RS it is based on, the XS is an evolution of the One:1 and incorporates much of the technology developed for the "Megacar."

“It is a true pleasure for us to present the Agera XS at this year’s Monterey Car Week, especially as this is the first Agera RS that will be fully homologated for use on American roads. Our re-entry into the U.S. market is a watershed moment for our company and the Agera XS is the perfect car to emphasize this occasion," said Koenigsegg boss Christian von Koenigsegg.

Keep reading to find out more about it and stay tuned for updates.

Updated 08/18/2016: Our guy Jonathan Lopez is present at the 2016 Monterey Car Week and he took a series of shots for the new Koenigsegg Agera XS. Check them out in the picture gallery.

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2002 Koenigsegg CC8S

2002 Koenigsegg CC8S

Christian von Koenigsegg chased the dream of designing and building his own car, and after just a couple years of work with a small team, the Koenigsegg CC prototype showed up at a track meet. The car was received immediate attention, despite some minor flaws from an excessively quick built. That car was eventually modified to sport the first set of Koenigsegg’s dihedral doors and was even driven on a regular basis. What’s more important, however, is rolling start that prototype gave Koenigsegg in the supercar world – eventually leading to the brand’s first ever production car, the Koenigsegg CC8S.

The CC8S pre-production model made its debut at the Paris Auto Show in 2000, where Koenigsegg took its very first orders for the new supercar. The car went into production in 2002 and was produced in just six examples, with two of them being right-hand drive. It was based on the CC prototype, only this time, production wasn’t rushed, and the car was perfect in comparison. Naturally, it sported the dihedral doors that were integrated into the CC prototype, and also had the detachable, carbon roof that could fit inside the car’s luggage area.

Despite being produced in just six examples, the CC8S won multiple awards, including the Guinness World Record for most powerful production engine as well as awards for its overall design from publications in Germany and Sweden. Jeremy Clarkston, whom you should remember from years of co-hosting BBC’s Top Gear, even named called the CC8S his “favorite supercar of 2004” when comparing it to competitive models from brands like Pagani and Ferrari – now that says a lot about a car produced by a small company that was on a legendary come up.

By this time, it was clear that Koenigsegg had made its mark on the supercar market, and that mark has only gotten bigger over the years. As much as we love to talk about cars like the Koenigsegg One:1 or the Koenigsegg Agera, let’s do something different at look back at Koenigsegg’s first production model.

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2002 Koenigsegg CC Prototype

2002 Koenigsegg CC Prototype

In the Early 1990s, Christian von Koenigsegg had a dream to build his own supercar. It’s a dream that has proven to be unreachable by most, but von Koenigsegg isn’t like most people. He started out by founding his own car company in 1994 and quickly started sketching out a design. Hours turned into days and days turned into weeks. And, after just two years had passed, he and his small team gave man birth the 1996 Koenigsegg CC – a car that would change the supercar segment forever.

The Koenigsegg CC led to the creation of the brand’s first production model, the 2002 Koenigsegg CC8S, as well as the models we know and love today, like the Koenigsegg CC4, Koenigsegg CCX, the Koenigsegg Agera and Koenigsegg One:1. By 2013, after just ten years, Koenigsegg announced that it had built a total of 100 beauties, with the Koenigsegg Agera S Hundra being the one that pushed the company over the benchmark.

So, as you can see, the Koenigsegg CC is a very special car and is really a legend in the supercar world. It set the bar for what a supercar should be, and it’s only fitting that we do it justice by talking about it here today. I introduce you to the Koenigsegg CC, the supercar prototype that led to some of the greatest supercars ever built.

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2017 Koenigsegg Agera "Final" One of 1

2017 Koenigsegg Agera "Final" One of 1

Koenigsegg offers three final Ageras, with each one tailored to the customers liking

If you were to travel just one year into the past and take a trip to the Geneva Auto Show, you would see an exciting debut of the Koenigsegg Agera RS. Move forward just ten months, and you would find that all 25 units of the Agera RS were already spoken for – making it the fastest selling model in the brand’s history. As you step forward into the present, you’ll find another Agera making its debut at the Geneva Auto Show, but this time, it is called the Koenigsegg One of 1 and it is a very special model.

The One of 1 is part of Koenigsegg’s Agera Final program that is designed to pay homage to the Agera RS and give owners an unprecedented input into the design and specification of the car. A total of three vehicles will be built under the Agera Final series. The thing about these three models is that each one, like the one seen here, will be completely unique. When it comes to the model displayed here, the customer wanted an Agera that was as close as possible to the One:1 performance-wise, while maintaining the roof window, luggage space, and stowable roof. Koenigsegg delivered in as fashionable a way as it could, debuting the first unique model at the Geneva Auto Show.

Since the Agera Final series is a three-car celebration of the sold-out Agera Range, Koenigsegg has opened its book of options to each customer, allowing any and every option to be selected as standard equipment. In addition, each model will also feature a bespoke aerodynamic treatment that will also set them apart from anything else out there. Some of the options that are now available at no cost include the 1MW engine upgrade, Aircore hollow carbon fiber wheels, and a clear or partially clear carbon finish.

So with that said, let’s take a close look at the “One of 1” and see what the customer chose to do with this totally unique Agera. One thing is for sure: we’ll never see another like it.

Continue reading to learn more about the Koenigsegg Agera "Final" One of 1.

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2017 Koenigsegg Regera

2017 Koenigsegg Regera

The Koenigsegg One:1 was extreme, but Koenigsegg took it one step further with the Koenigsegg Regera. The Regera is what you would consider the ultimate evolution of the automobile, boasting 1.1 megawatts of power, or 1488.52 ponies in horsepower terms from its hybridized drivetrain and V-8 engine. In comparison to cars like the Agera RS and the One:1, the Regera is more luxurious and has more technology but is significantly lighter with a dry weight of 3,130 pounds and a curb weight of 3,589 pounds. It also showcases a number of firsts for the Koenigsegg brand; it is fully robotized via lightweight hydraulics and has the world’s first fully foldable, active, top-mounted rear wing. Only 80 examples of the Regera are slated for production with an estimated price tag of $2 million.

Aside from the firsts associated directly with the Regera, it also entered production while Koenigsegg was still in the production phase for another model – marking the first time that the company has had more than one model in production at one time. That’s a pretty big deal for a small manufacturer like Koenigsegg. Either way, the Regera is Koenigsegg’s latest model as of 2017. Considering the power improvements and weight reduction over the One:1, we’re already starting to wonder what Koenigsegg will do to one-up itself again with something better. Until that happens, let’s take a closer look at the Regera and what makes it such an amazing vehicle.

Updated 03/02/2016: Koenigsegg dropped the final specifications figures for the production version Regera at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show.

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2015 Koenigsegg One:1

2015 Koenigsegg One:1

With more than 1,300 horsepower, it was the world’s first megacar

The Koenigsegg One:1 was built in just seven examples with the first being a working prototype. The name “One:1” is derived from the car’s amazing horsepower-to-kilogram weight ratio, which as you probably guessed is 1:1. A sibling of the 2013 Koenigsegg Agera R, the One:1 effectively raised the bar for performance and was dubbed the world’s first megacar, being able to produce a total of 1 megawatt of power (about 1341.02 horsepower.) It also produced a maximum torque of 1011 pound-feet at 6,000 rpm. The most interesting part is that the One:1 is able to run on a number of different fuels, including normal gasoline, race fuel, and believe it or not, E85 biofuel. All six production models were sold out before the car even made its official debut, claiming around $2.4 million from the deep pockets of each purchaser.

The Koenigsegg One:1 pretty much became an immediate legend in the supercar world, but as far as power goes, it has already been trumped by the 2017 Koenigsegg Regera. Be that as it may, the One:1 still paved the way for the next-gen models that will build upon the highest performance standard of any supercar manufacturer on this planet. With that said, let’s take a good look at the world’s first megacar and everything that makes it one of the best models ever to roll out of Koenigsegg’s manufacturing facility.

Updated 08/13/2015: The new Koenigsegg One:1 will be making its North American debut during Classic Car Week in Monterey, California. The model to be displayed in the States is the last from the six customer cars built by Koenigsegg and will be delivered to its American owner in the near future.

Click past the jump to read more about the upcoming Koenigsegg One:1.

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2015 Koenigsegg Agera RS

2015 Koenigsegg Agera RS

There is no shortage of horsepower coming from the Koenigsegg stable these days, but two introductions at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show seems to prove that there’s no such thing as too much power. Alongside the 1,500-horsepower Regera hybrid megacar, Koenigsegg has also used its home-turf motor show to reveal a track-focused version of the Agera: the Agera RS.

Slotting in between the 1,124-horsepower Agera R and the 1,341-horsepower One:1, the 2015 Koenigsegg Agera RS focuses on improved aerodynamics and power and weight reduction to make this car the “ultimate track tool.” As an analogy, the Agera RS will be to the One:1 what the 911 GT3 is to the 911 Turbo, giving up some top-end power in the name of enhanced handling and cornering abilities.

After all, once you get above 1,000 horsepower, is there really that big a difference? To that question, the Agera RS is an emphatic and high-priced “yes.”

Continue reading to learn more about the 2015 Koenigsegg Agera RS.

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2013 Koenigsegg Agera S Hundra

2013 Koenigsegg Agera S Hundra

Koenigsegg does things a little differently than the other hypercar makes, and the world is better for it. Engineering mastermind and company founder Christian Von Koenigsegg’s dream of the perfect hypercar is a real, gurgling pack of 100 blood-thirsty savages. His reality rolls out of the company’s aircraft hangar facility and into the dreams of gearheads worldwide.

Skillful tweaking of the Koenigsegg hypercar package leads to the Agera S Hundra, the company’s hundredth customer vehicle and rolling showcase for all that is right in the world. A rough calculation of 10 years in business over 100 cars shows that these stunners aren’t born overnight: in fact, it takes more than 36 days to build each car from scratch. Is it worth it? Oh yes, and then some. This Koenigsegg is every bit as spectacular as the latest Pagani and Bugatti models, and even innovates dozens of clever technical achievements yet to be included by their southern European rivals.

This Agera S Hundra customer car shipped right from Geneva to its new home with a wealthy Chinese gentleman. However, your own version of the Agera S model is available now, with numero 101 baking in the autoclave as we speak.

Click past the jump for the full review of Koenigsegg’s shockingly desirable Agera S Hundra, a full image gallery, and detailed explanations of the key technical marvels that make this Koenigseggs’s best dream car yet.

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2013 Koenigsegg Agera R Hundra

2013 Koenigsegg Agera R Hundra

Koenigsegg is celebrating the production of its 100th Agera with the unveiling of the one-off Agera R Hundra — the word "Hundra" is the Swedish translation for "one hundred." This one-off edition is distinguished by a hand-made piping in 24-carat gold, and 24-carat-gold thread embroidery on the seats and dash board.

The model is based on the Agera R, so it features the same exterior body kit, including front and side winglets, and that huge rear wing that provides increased downforce. However, the upcoming Agera R Hundra features a bespoke color trim and carbon-fiber wheels.

Under the hood, the Hundra features the usual 5.0-liter V-8 engine with twin turbochargers that delivers a total of 1,140 horsepower. The car sprints from 0 to 62 mph in just 2.9 seconds and to 124 mph in 7.5 seconds. Top speed for the Agera R Hundra is 273 mph.

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2013 Koenigsegg Agera S

2013 Koenigsegg Agera S

Supercar builders like Bugatti and Pagani have made a living building special, one-off supercars for their exclusive clientele. Recently, their Swedish counterpart, Koenigsegg, has been getting some buzz for doing the same.

In the past few months alone, multiple reports about an Agera X, an Agera R BLT and even a Koenigsegg One:1 have surfaced, giving further credence to the growing notion that Koenigsegg is knee deep in its client-customization program.

Guess what? A new variant of the Agera has been spotted lurking the streets of Hong Kong. These photos of what’s being called the Agera S were taken by Ron Alder W Photography and he was kind enough to share them with us.

There’s not much in terms of details surrounding the Agera S, although we’ve been told that the supercar was built by Koenigsegg for countries where biofuel is not readily available. What this means is that owners of this supercar can still enjoy the all of its 1,030 horsepower capabilities by using premium fuel instead of the Agera R’s Flex biofuel capabilities.

As far as color choice is concerned, the Agera S looks to be sporting a sexy jade green color, which if you think about it, is appropriate for a country that holds jade — the jewel, not the color — in high regard.

We’ll continue rolling out more information as it becomes available.

Update 12/3/2012: This review has been updated with higher-quality images and a good look at the sweet rims and massive brakes.

Images used with permission from Ron Alder W Photography

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2013 Koenigsegg Agera R BLT

2013 Koenigsegg Agera R BLT

Looks like Pagani isn’t the only supercar automaker that’s diving into the world of one-off, special edition models of their supercars.

Swedish automaker Koenigsegg is also in on the action with the release of the Agera R BLT, a one-off, China-bound Agera R that was born from Koenigsegg’s customer customization program.

Few details were spared by Koenigsegg surrounding the Agera R BLT, but the car, already striking in itself, does have a blue tinted clearcoat carbon body with matching red lining in various parts of the car, a "BLT" badge on the rear valence, and a new set of multi-spoker wheels.

The interior also gets the same blue-and-red theme while also receiving quilted leather seats, blue ambient highlights around the dash, and suede lining along various parts of the interior.

In terms of performance, the Agera R BLT is powered by a 5.0-liter V8 twin-turbo engine that produces a ridiculous 1,140 horsepower and 885 lb/ft of torque, allowing it to accelerate from 0-62 mph in just 2.9 seconds with a blazing top speed of 245 mph.

"We are thrilled over the result and we hope the customer will like his car as much as we do," said Koenigsegg head honcho Christian von Koenigsegg.

Needless to say, we’d be pretty thrilled if we could call this bad boy our own.

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