When Croatian electric supercar startup Rimac presented its first prototype, it had eight employees. Today, Rimac is a team of 150, with clients like world-beating hypercar company Koenigsegg, and products like the Concept One, a 1,088 horsepower electric supercar retailing for $1 million. Yet their confidential…
The race to make the world's fastest production car has turned into an all-out war, and as our pals at Jalopnik report, the viciously bonkers gearheads at Koenigsegg are readying a jaw-dropping juggernaut. It's got all the mind-blowing stuff you'd expect: well over one thousand horsepower, a theoretical top speed of…
As we drive down the road, Christian von Koenigsegg laughs. "A GM engineer said we'd never have an engine without a camshaft a few years ago. We were driving in a car without a camshaft at the time, so he must have been wrong." Welcome to the future.
When supercar and uber luxury car manufacturers get together with masterclass timepiece makers, the result is going to be both obnoxiously expensive and strikingly beautiful. These two new timepieces are no exception.
The Koenigsegg Quant, an impressive Batmobile-styled solar sportscar, could soon be going into production.
Koenigsegg, the high-end Swedish car maker, just demoed this electric solar NLV Quant in Geneva. It has 512hp and goes 0-62 in 5.2 seconds. It charges to full (not all through solar) in 20 minutes.
When most of us think biofuel, we think
granolamunchingmobiles. But the Koenigsegg CCXR supercar just changed our minds. Featuring a lightweight, cast-aluminium V8 engine, this bad boy of biofuel can go 0-100kph in 2.9 seconds, cranking out 1018 HP at 7200 rpm and 780 lb/ft of torque at 6100 rpm.…