Here's Why Koenigsegg Makes Its New Turbocharger With a 3D Printer

For a low-volume boutique automaker, the trouble with casting a complex, new turbocharger is that there's another new production technology can do the same thing cost-effectively: 3D printing. » 4/30/14 3:54pm 4/30/14 3:54pm

Here's Why The Koenigsegg One:1 Won't Fly Away At 280 Miles Per Hour

The Koenigsegg One:1 has the world's first top mounted, active rear wing ever placed as a standard feature on a production car. How does it work? Christian Von Koenigsegg is glad you asked. » 4/09/14 3:40pm 4/09/14 3:40pm

This Engine Puts The "Mega" In The Koenigsegg One:1 Megacar

The Koenigsegg One:1 has a real shot at reclaiming the title of fastest production car in the world. If and when it takes its shot, it'll be powered by a special five-point-oh, of which Vanilla Ice could never have dreamed. » 4/03/14 11:41am 4/03/14 11:41am

Get An Inside Look At The World's Most Powerful Production Car

How do you get the world's first "megacar" ready for a major global auto show? Exactly how you'd probably want to drive it: very carefully and flat out. » 3/28/14 10:30am 3/28/14 10:30am

Here We Have The 1140-hp Koenigsegg Engine

Having used the Ford Modular V8 as a launch pad, Koenigsegg reengineered this berserker mill for the Agera R hypercar from the ground up at its headquarters in Ängelholm, Sweden. Its goal? Specifically to get as many horses galloping as possible. » 2/27/13 4:00pm 2/27/13 4:00pm

The Future of the Internal Combustion Engine Is Camless

The opening and closing movements of the valves in an internal combustion engine have been controlled by camshaft rotation for around 150 years. The cam itself was invented by Al-Jazari in the year 1206 as part of a proto-drum machine. But now, in Koenigsegg's shop as it is in many other labs around the world, the… » 2/22/13 3:42pm 2/22/13 3:42pm

This Is How To Build The Brain Of A Million-Dollar Supercar

Here's how to build the computer brain of a Koenigsegg Agera R. Step one, hire a hardware and software engineer named Mattias. (Leave the last S on for "smart.") Step two, ? Step three, profit. Maybe that's an understatement. Let's see. » 2/13/13 4:03pm 2/13/13 4:03pm

This Guy Drives 1,115-Horsepower Hypercars At The Limit Every Single Day

Meet Robert Serwanski. He has the best job in the world. He's the chief test driver for Koenigsegg. That means he drives Agera Rs at the limit like you and I check our e-mail. » 2/08/13 4:00pm 2/08/13 4:00pm

Here's How To Build A Million-Dollar Car Interior

Car interiors can either add to a car's mystique, or make it the butt of jokes. But what constitutes a good interior in a million-dollar hypercar? Among other things, it should feel like a million bucks. » 1/29/13 3:30pm 1/29/13 3:30pm

How To Paint A Million-Dollar Car

What's the difference between an Earl Scheib-esque econo paint job and that of a seven-figure, carbon-fiber hypercar? That "orange peel" look, for one, and also the thickness of the clearcoat. That, and around 200 hours of polishing. » 1/22/13 4:20pm 1/22/13 4:20pm

It's Time You Nerded Out On The Koenigsegg Triplex Suspension

One of my favorite automotive internet pastries that's not made on the premises is the Suspension Walkaround series on Edmunds Inside Line. But listening to Christian Von Koenigsegg talk about the Agera R's Triplex suspension is on the same cloud in car-nerd heaven. » 1/16/13 4:30pm 1/16/13 4:30pm

Here's How You Make Engine Parts Out of Carbon Fiber

Ever wanted to build a turbo tube, or a whole intake, out of carbon fiber? Christian Von Koenigsegg did, and so he started a supercar company. Now, you can get a look behind the scenes at the company's factory in Angelholm, Sweden. » 1/08/13 3:40pm 1/08/13 3:40pm