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production of the Swedish hypercar begins

Koenigsegg begins production of the Jesko, and unveils the first images of the pre-production version of his new hypercar, which is adorned with an orange tint.

After a presentation at the Geneva Motor Show 2019, production of the Koenigsegg Jesko has just started. In total, it will be 125 copies of the Swedish hypercar which will be produced, at a rate of 40 to 50 units per year, while the first deliveries are expected for the spring 2022.

On this occasion, Koenigsegg presented in images a pre-production version, with a “Tang Orange Pearl” colorway that did not go unnoticed: a tribute to the 2004 Koenigsegg CCR, a roadster also presented at the time at the Paris Motor Show. Geneva in a similar shade.

Koenigsegg Jesko: up to 1600 hp

With the Jesko, Koenigsegg continues its quest for extreme performance, with an engine under its hood V8 bi-turbo of 5.0 liters, developing a power of 1,280 horsepower and 1,000 Nm of torque if you supply it unleaded, and can go up to 1,600 horsepower and 1,500 Nm of torque thanks to the use of E85 biofuel.

The assembly is sent to the rear wheels via an LST automatic transmission (Koenigsegg Light Speed Transmission) nine-speed, which according to the Swedish firm is the fastest gearbox ever produced. The set allows to swallow the 0 to 100 km / h in 2.6 seconds, for a maximum speed of 480 km / h. Figures that place it in front of a few rare exclusive models, such as the Bugatti Chiron Super Sport, SSC Tuatara and other Hennessey Venom F5s.

Price level, the Koenigsegg Jesko is offered at a price of around 2.5 million euros excluding taxes … But unfortunately for you, all copies have already been reserved!

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