In episode 2 “The 1360HP Heart of the Koenigsegg One:1” Christian von Koenigsegg explains how his team has developed the new Koenigsegg One:1 5.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine which produces 1,360 hp and 1,371 N·m (1,011 lb·ft) of torque at 6000 rpm.Total weight of the engine is only 197 kg (434 lb) thanks to a carbon fiber intake […]
In episode 1 “Preparing the 1360hp One:1 for its Debut” Christian von Koenigsegg oversees the final preparation of the first Koenigsegg One:1 Megacar ahead of The Geneva Motor Show. The One:1 attains a power to weight ratio of 1 horsepower to every 1 kg of curb weight through unprecedented weight saving measures.
The journey of Koenigsegg, since inception, is truly incredible. It all started on August 12th 1994 when a young man, aged 22, set out to realize his childhood dream. A young man fuelled by passion, ingenuity and mind-bending will. Christian von Koenigsegg had just made up his mind to live his dream and start his own […]
Travis Okulski from Jalopnik.com & photographer GFWilliams were invited to the the final part of the build process of the One:1. With full access to the car and the staff they learn all about the creation of the car, and report from the days leading up to the official launch at the Geneva auto salon. Read the full story on: http://jalopnik.com/the-koenigsegg-one-1-is-swedens-280-mph-carbon-fiber-h-1532088783