Koenigsegg may have been established back in 1994, but it didn't deliver its first car to a customer until 2002. Ten years later, the Swedish supercar manufacturer began work on its one-hundredth car, which will be unveiled this week at the Geneva Motor Show. Called the Hundra, which is Swedish for 100, Koenigsegg's celebratory one-off creation is based on a new version of the company's current supercar called the Agera S.

We don't know much about its mechanicals, but based on the latest version of the Agera, the Agera R, we would expect over 1,000 horsepower from its twin-turbo 5.0-liter V8 and performance figures that will require a follow-up call with Guinness.

The right-hand-drive Hundra is being built for an anonymous collector and, as you can see in the few teasers provided by Koenigsegg, features clear carbon fiber bodywork decorated with hand laid and swirled 24 carat gold leaf inlays. It sounds over the top, but it's better than celebrating 10 years of producing supercars with a cake.

For those who might find an Agera's price tag too steep to stomach, Koenigsegg has also announced a new coffee table book about its history called 0 to 100 in 10 Years, as well as limited edition photographs signed by company founder Christian von Koenigsegg, both of which are available to preorder by contacting zerotohundred at koenigsegg dot com.

Stay tuned to our live coverage of the Geneva Motor Show this week for a full view of the Hundra, as well as, we hope, more details about the Agera S.
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Koenigsegg from 0 to 100 in 10 Years

2002 - After eight painstaking years of constant development, the small striving Koenigsegg team delivered the first production cars to anticipating customers.

10 years later, in September 2012, the first carbon prepreg pieces were cut on the routing machine for Koenigesgg's 100th production car. The car was duly named "Hundra" (Swedish for 100) – a unique one-off Agera S being built for an excited car collector.

Fast forward to March 2013 – The Hundra is finished in time for the 2013 Geneva Auto Salon. A beautiful clear carbon right hand drive Agera S with celebratory, artisan hand laid and swirled, 24 carat gold leaf inlays, creating an intriguing mix of traditional and hi-tech craftsmanship.

A lot has happened in the past 10 years. Koenigsegg has evolved from being a small and unknown car developer, to becoming a household name, revered for excellence and performance - competing head to head with the strongest brands in the industry.

What a fantastic 10 years it has been:

- Four Guinness World records

- Forbes award for one of the ten most beautiful cars ever made

- Prestigious Red Dot design award

- Top Gear Hypercar of the Year award

- Longest lasting Top Gear Power Lap record ever

- Entrepreneur of the Year - Ernst & Young

- Worlds Top 100 Luxury Brands award

- And the list goes on

Most importantly, the Koenigsegg family has grown from a handful of dedicated craftsmen and engineers, to over 50 full-time employees and more than hundred proud caretakers of precious Koenigsegg cars.

All these individuals share the same passion and goal - to carry the Koenigsegg brand, experience and philosophy steadfast into the future.

- Given the success, has Koenigsegg become relaxed and rests on its laurels?

On the contrary. The Koenigsegg range still stands proud - head to head against the greatest new car onslaught in hypercar history.

In fact, the Koenigsegg team can't even wait to get their creation of passion measured against all the latest and greatest hypercars currently being launched.

Prepare to be surprised – again!


New Koenigsegg book and prints

To commemorate this historic occasion, a book has been created - "0 to 100 in 10 Years".

Through the remembrances and voices of drivers, owners and key persons that helped Christian create the cars they love, the story of Koenigsegg is being told, in words and pictures. The limited edition coffee table book, features 300 pages of exiting and beautiful material, never shown before.

Furthermore, a very limited series of 10 photographs, only printed in 10 pieces each, signed by Christian von Koenigsegg, are being made available. The prints are created to capture the soul of Koenigsegg´s unique automobiles.

To pre-order the book and express your interest in the limited prints - send your contact details to: zerotohundred@koenigsegg.com


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      OptimusPrimeRib
      • 1 Year Ago
      If they could make the tires out of carbon fiber they would. Koenigsegg has made my favorite hyper car since the F1 and the Agera is ridiculously awesome.
      Nick
      • 1 Year Ago
      Diggin' that ghost decal! Spooky!
        John
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Nick
        Its there because the cars are produced in a hanger. The squadrin that flew out of that hanger had the ghost as their mascot. Pretty cool hamage to the past of their shop.
      Carbon Fibre
      • 1 Year Ago
      Beautiful
      Cavey
      • 1 Year Ago
      If only they could make carbon-fiber carbon-fibers... Seriously, sweet car though.
      Alvaro Ochoa
      • 1 Year Ago
      it is a volvo not a ford
      • 1 Year Ago
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      Rr778
      • 1 Year Ago
      This care features a retuned and cast from a different metal Ford mustang v8? Correct 1000 hp doesn't seem like a hyper car number given what Shelby offers with its 5.8 at 950hpi
      Xedicon
      • 1 Year Ago
      For me the Agera R is the, THE single best performance car currently in production so I am very giddy indeed to see what the S has in store!
        Rr778
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Xedicon
        It's amazing what you can do with a ford motor.