Koenigsegg Automotive AB or better known as Koenigsegg is a sports car designer and manufacturer based in Sweden. They are particularly located in Angelholm, Skane County.
It was founded by Christian von Koenigsegg in 1994 coming from his desire to create a world class supercar. He spent several years in designing and developing their first prototype and ended up producing releasing the final model in 2002.
It was in 2006 when Koenigsegg started the production of CCX, their own car which uses their in-house made engine. The CCX was made legal to streets around the world, including in the United States.
After creating a new version of the CCX, named CCXR, three years after, Forbes awarded Koenigsegg’s new car as one of the most beautifully made cars in the automobile history.
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Success grew even more when the Koegnigsegg Agera won the BBC Top Gear Hypercar of the Year award in the last quarter of 2010.
Koegnigsegg’s aim did not only focus on creating the best sports cars in the world, but they also did their part in caring for the environment. They involved themselves in the development of green technology programs by developing flexfuel cars, mainly on their CCXR and Agera models.
Apart from this, they also took part on developing plug-in electric car systems and also reciprocating engine technologies.
One thing that sets Koegnigsegg aparts from its competitors is that they don’t rely on subcontractors for their engines and other car components. They all design and produce their main systems, subsystems and components in-house to make sure that they reach their own level of quality standards.
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In a report released at the end of 2015, Koegnigsegg is currently employing 97 employees with 25 engineers including the owner and founder himself. They continue to increase their developments through the years and aims to produce more powerful and stylish sports cars in the future.
Full List of Koenigsegg Car Models
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The Koenigsegg Agera is a sports car designed and manufactured by Koenigsegg, a sports car maker from Sweden. It was first introduced in 2011 but the production ceased in 2016. Its name came from a Swedish verb that means to act. Top Gear Magazine awarded the Agera as the Hypercar of the Year in 2010.
- Koenigsegg Trevita
- Koenigsegg CCX Edition
- Koenigsegg CCXR
- Koenigsegg Agera S
- Koenigsegg CCXR Special Edition
- Koenigsegg CCXR Edition
- Koenigsegg Agera R
- Koenigsegg Agera RS
- Koenigsegg Agera Final
Video of Koenigsegg Car Models
Photos of Koenigsegg’s Different Types of Cars
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