The Genius Behind Earth's Most Extreme Cars Describes His Life's Purpose

In the last few years, Christian von Koenigsegg has gone from relative obscurity to a leader in supercar innovations. But even though his company has become more well known, many don't know what a Koenigsegg is. Well, basically, the company is Christian's life. » 3/05/15 12:05pm 3/05/15 12:05pm

Koenigsegg Will Sell You A Car Without A Transmission For $1.9 Million

Koenigsegg Will Sell You A Used Supercar With A Two-Year Warranty

You want a Koenigsegg, but you don't necessarily have the money to buy a brand new one. You can afford a used Koenigsegg, but you want the peace of mind that comes with a factory warranty. Well, guess what? Koenigsegg has a factory backed certified pre-owned program. Dreams do come true! » 2/09/15 12:18pm 2/09/15 12:18pm

Koenigsegg Is Going To Unveil A 'Megacar' Called The Regera 

First there were cars. Then the Miura brought us the supercars. Then the hybrid ushered in the age of the hypercar. But what the hell is a "megacar"? We have no idea, but it's what the maniacs at Koenigsegg are promising us. » 2/06/15 1:32pm 2/06/15 1:32pm

Video Shows Asshole Claiming To Drive Koenigsegg 213 MPH On Highway

There's that stupid thing you did as a kid, and then there's endangering the lives of every single person around you on the road, as you hurtle like a missile at a claimed 213 MPH down a suburban highway in a Koenigsegg. This video is the latter. » 12/18/14 9:40am 12/18/14 9:40am

Life With A Ford GT Mirage 720 And A Koenigsegg CCR On The Road

Both of these cars are as wide as a bus, come with supercharged V8s, heavy manual gearboxes and utterly useless stereos. The CCR is one of 14, while the Ford represents one third of the Mirage 720 population. » 12/17/14 10:05pm 12/17/14 10:05pm

Here's A Koenigsegg Hitting 210 MPH On The Autobahn

If you want a unique fast car, you go to Christian von Koenigsegg in Sweden. If you want to drive it as close to its insane top speed as possible, you go to Germany. Europe remains a beautiful place. » 12/15/14 2:45pm 12/15/14 2:45pm

Here's The Crazy Sound Of A Koenigsegg Agera R With 1,400 Horsepower

The 'standard' Agera R produces 1,140 horsepower on E85, or 960 hp on US pump gas. Koenigsegg's latest child, the cutting edge One:1 comes with 3D-printed turbochargers and 1,360 horsepower. But can you make an Agera R more powerful than that simply by adding larger turbos? » 12/01/14 10:00am 12/01/14 10:00am

This Koenigsegg One:1 Vs. Volvo Truck Ad Is Ridiculously Wonderful

When we first saw that a Volvo Truck was going to race a Koenigsegg One:1 last week, you could've definitely colored us excited. The end result is, as most things in life, kind of disappointing. But if you skip the fat infomercial bit in the middle, it's still a fantastic race. » 11/11/14 9:44am 11/11/14 9:44am

Koenigsegg Recalls Exactly 1 Agera

With GMs recalling of 28,923,83 cars this year we're increasingly used to seeing large amounts of cars with each recall, but our friends at Koenigsegg have given us something from the other end of the spectrum. They've recalled just one Agera. You read that right. Just one. » 9/04/14 3:45pm 9/04/14 3:45pm

Take A Walk Around 2,720 Horsepower Of Koenigsegg One:1s

Here's A LaFerrari, P1, 918 Spyder, And An Agera R Together On Track

LaFerrari. McLaren P1. Porsche 918 Spyder. Koenigsegg Agera R. And that's not all. What if they threw in an Enzo and a Carrera GT, among others? Sounds like a dream. Except its real. And all of them are one track. Whaaaaaaaaaaa?? » 7/03/14 10:07am 7/03/14 10:07am

Watch A Koenigsegg Make A Ferrari Enzo Look Like The Slowest Car Ever

Watch Some Geniuses Make 13-Pound Wheels For A 280 MPH Car

From /DRIVE: Most car nerds know that lightweight wheels improve a car's responsiveness by reducing rotational unsprung mass. This week on/INSIDE KOENIGSEGG 2, Christian Von K gives us the insider's tour of how the company builds the carbon-fiber wheels for its new One:1 "megacar" that can stand up to its theoretical… » 4/22/14 8:00pm 4/22/14 8:00pm

How An Engineering Student Talked His Way Into Meeting Koenigsegg…

Just because you're only an engineering student, doesn't mean you can't work your way into the New York Auto Show and meet the ultimate mad engineering genius Christian von Koenigsegg himself. Here's how one Jalopnik reader did it. » 4/20/14 1:37pm 4/20/14 1:37pm

Apex: The Guys Behind /DRIVE Are Making The Definitive Hypercar Movie

Hypercars are the highest echelon of motoring. What you don't realize is that this is also one of the most competitive arenas not only in cars, but in the entire world. And the team behind /DRIVE wants you to experience the competition in the first 4K big screen documentary: Apex: The Story Of The Hypercar. » 3/19/14 2:00pm 3/19/14 2:00pm

Take A Tour Of The Hangar Where Koenigsegg Builds Amazing Cars

In a hangar that used to house Sweden's most fearsome fighter squadrons near the rather ordinary airport in Angelholm, Sweden, one of the world's most exciting car companies makes tarmac-destroying cars out of carbon fiber and madness. Welcome to Koenigsegg. » 3/13/14 2:00pm 3/13/14 2:00pm

Since When Does Sweden Make The Coolest Cars?

Right now...stop reading and go ask 10 people, "Who makes the coolest cars?" then come back. Good you are back...what were the answers? Italy, Germany, USA, Japan, maybe England? I bet Sweden was not on most people's radar. And that is a shame, because the small country of only 9.5 million just rolled in like a… » 2/28/14 8:06pm 2/28/14 8:06pm

What It's Like To Ride In A Car With The Camless Engine Of The Future

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. » 2/26/14 12:15pm 2/26/14 12:15pm

Swiss Owner of Abandoned Koenigsegg Trevita Buys a Mclaren P1

Remember the guy who abandoned his Koenigsegg Trevita in a parking garage in Zurich? Well recently, that same guy probably remembered where he parked the 1 of 3 hypercar, and looking at it one last time, decided that a Mclaren P1 would suit him better. » 2/06/14 1:04pm 2/06/14 1:04pm