Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Koenigsegg crashed their One:1 at the Nurburgring – here’s why

Koenigsegg, in a refreshingly honest and open move, has announced full details of the incident that took place earlier this week at the Nürburgring, where its 1340bhp One:1 ‘megacar’ was involved in a high speed crash. After a detailed analysis of the remains of the car, the company has traced it back to a faulty ABS sensor. The front axle...

Koenigsegg is working on a 400hp (298kW) 1.6L engine

Koenigsegg has confirmed that it is working on a 1.6L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, but don’t expect to see it in any of their vehicles any time soon. In an interview, Christian von Koenigsegg, the company’s founder, confirmed that the Swedish supercar maker is working on a high-performance 4-cylinder engine on behalf of Chinese automaker Qoros. "We are currently working on...

Koenigsegg is taking the One:1 to Nurburgring, but not to set a laptime

All the way back in late 2014, Koenigsegg issued a warning to the auto industry at large, and Porsche in particular, that they should kiss their Nurburgring records goodbye. At the time, the Swedish automaker intended to take their 999kW (1,340hp) One:1 hypercar to the famous track and shatter the 6:57 lap record set by the Porsche 918, but...

Koenigsegg One:1 smashes record

A couple of weeks ago, we received word that Koenigsegg had broken the ‘0-300-0kph" record with their One:1 - with the 1340bhp hyper car accelerating from standstill to 300kph and braking back to zero in just 17.95 seconds. Sounds astonishing, doesn't it? Well now you can see it for yourself! Koenisgsegg has released a new clip of its One:1’s deranged acceleration-deceleration...

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