Supercars, hypercars, and now megacars. That’s the path taken by Sweden’s Koenigsegg. This 1500hp hybrid is driven by an 1100hp V8, three electric motors, and a crazy direct drivetrain that requires no gears. Hits 248mph in just 20sec. Yup.
Online auto show Drive takes a tour through the home of one of the world’s most prestigious and cutting edge car companies, with none other than founder Christian Von Koenigsegg as their guide.
The latest Agera R has the first one-piece carbon fiber wheel and enhanced aerodynamics. It still has a 5.0L V8 engine that pumps out 1,140hp. Tops out at 273mph and goes from 0 to 62 in 2.9s.
One of the most badass cars to come out this year, the Agera R is equally mean inside – its 5L twin-turbo V8 cranks out up to 1,115hp. Does 0-62 in 2.9s with a theoretical top speed of 273mph.
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