Browsing the "Koenigsegg" Tag

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Rimac Pikes Peak EV Racer on the Dyno

Croatia’s Mate Rimac wants to be the Elon Musk of Eastern Europe, and his boutique EV maker Rimac Automobili is already getting noticed on the global stage. Beyond the million-dollar, 1,088 horsepower Concept_One, Rimac has also gotten involved with Koenigsegg’s hybrid hypercar and the new Formula E series. Rimac’s latest venture has it teamed up […]

Koenigsegg Founder Daily Drives A Tesla Model S

This week at the Geneva Auto Show, boutique hypercar maker Koenigsegg unveiled its 1,500 horsepower Regera plug-in hybrid to a fawning automotive press. But driving a supercar all day, everyday isn’t always practical, and so for his daily driving needs, founder Christian von Koenigsegg drives a Tesla Model S. This interesting little nugget of information […]

Koenigsegg Regera Reigns With 1,500 Horsepower

1,500 is the most important number to come out of the Geneva Auto Show, as that’s how much horsepower the Koenigsegg Regera plug-in hybrid supercar makes. Three electric motors, smartphone enabled doors, and a twin-turbo V8 are just a few of the features that make this the mightiest “megacar” in the world right now. Based […]

Will Saab’s Saad Saga End Happily with an Electric Car?

[social_buttons] Lately, iconic Swedish automaker, Saab, has been the hottest potato in the world of nearly-doomed-but-possibly-still-alive auto brands. On the heels of a collapsed deal with Swedish luxury car maker, Koenigsegg, GM looked set to sell the Saab brand to little-known Dutch-run but Russian-backed luxury car maker, Spyker. In fact, everything about the Spyker-GM deal […]

December 21st

Lamborghini Hybrid Coming In 2015

Lamborghini is known for many things; sexy sounding V12 engines, outrageous, egregious bodykits, and low fuel efficiency (often in the single digits). But a hybrid? [social_buttons] Even supercar makers are getting into the green game. Hot on the heels of Mercedes announcement that the famous gullwing would return as an all-electric supercar, and Ferrari’s plan […]

August 6th

Saab Buy Out Brings Koenigsegg Quant Solar-Electric Supercar Closer to Reality

[social_buttons] Swedish supercar manufacturer Koenigsegg acquired a controlling interest in Saab so that it could get its hands on the company’s electric car production facilities. The claim, made on Swedish language website realtid, cites unnamed sources in saying that the move is likely to bring the cutting-edge solar-powered Quant EV concept car (pictured) a step […]

June 18th