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    Spy Shots: Koenigsegg Agera R-based mule crashes during Nürburgring testing, two injured
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    Ill news from our spy shooters at Germany's Nürburgring today, as we're saddened to report that the test of a Koenigsegg Agera R-based mule has gone very wrong. As you can see from the sobering photos above, the Swedish supercar crashed while testing at the track, with both driver and ...

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    Recalls: Koenigsegg Agera recall proves one really is the loneliest number
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    Automotive recalls are often deadly serious matters of safety, but sometimes one comes around that makes you scratch your head and wonder, 'Why even bother?' That was the exactly the case with a newly reported campaign from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that bordered on the ...

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    Video: LaFerrari, McLaren P1, Porsche 918 and Agera R take to Assen
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    It's the show-down (sort of) we've all been waiting for. The battle of the hybrid hypercars from the performance powerhouses of Europe: Ferrari LaFerrari, McLaren P1 and Porsche 918 Spyder. No one publication has managed to get their hands on all three just yet, but this video has – and ...

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    Video: Watch this Koenigsegg CCX hit 211 mph on a runway, outpacing McLaren's P1
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    Vmax200 in in England organizes events where those who care to show up with a supercar can run them down the two-mile runway at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground. Evo attended the latest event, bringing an impressively green Lamborghini Aventador to test its girth and gaping vents against other ...

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    Report: Koenigsegg planning $650k entry-level supercar?
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    "Entry level" is a relative term. For Nissan, for example, that means a $12k Versa. For Mercedes, it means the $30,000 CLA. For Porsche, the $50k Boxster. In Ferrari terms, that translates to the $200k California. But what does it mean for Koenigsegg, a company that makes supercars that sell for ...

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    Video: Christian von Koenigsegg puts finishing touches on first One:1
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    The Koenigsegg Agera One:1 has opportunity to become the new king of the supercar world. Its twin-turbocharged, 5.0-liter V8 has been tuned up to 1,341 horsepower (1,360 PS) thanks in part to its proprietary, 3D-printed variable geometry turbos. Plus, with power equal to one megawatt, the company ...

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    Official: Koenigsegg returning to North America with flagship Manhattan store
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    No more having to work through brokers or call your people in Europe when you want to trade up to this year's Koenigsegg, now that the Swedish supercar syndicate has appointed New York's Manhattan Motorcars to be its first US dealer. Putting high priority on the company it keeps, this will put ...

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    Geneva: Koenigsegg Agera One:1 is a super-duper-car
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    What's in a name? For Koenigsegg's latest creation, something totally awesome, that's what. The "One:1" designation refers to a one-to-one power-to-weight ratio – one horsepower per kilogram. And the magic number? One-thousand, three-hundred and forty-one. Hold on to your butts, ...

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    Official: Koenigsegg Agera One:1 is here, all 1,360 hp and 273 mph of it
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    Koenigsegg is celebrating its 20th birthday this year, and for the occasion, the Swedish specialists are taking the hypercar to the next level with its new Agera One:1 at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. In fact, it claims that, because it is the first production car with a one megawatt of power ...

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    Report: Koenigsegg Agera One:1 ultra, super hypercar previewed ahead of Geneva
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    We told you about the bonkers Koenigsegg Agera One:1 hypercar back in October. Its name gives away its special power: a 1:1 horsepower-to-kilogram ratio. In other words, every single one of its 1,400 horsepower will have only 1 kilogram (2.2 pounds) to move. Today, the first rendering of what the ...

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    Report: Koenigsegg planning hypercar with one horsepower per kilo [UPDATE]
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    If this seems crazy (and awesome), that's because it is. According to Bloomberg Businessweek, Koenigsegg is planning a car called the One:1 – as in, one horsepower per pound kilogram. Head honcho Christian von Koenigsegg describes this new hypercar as a "money-is-no-object venture" for a ...

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    Official: Koenigsegg gets its own certified pre-owned program
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    Certified pre-owned programs are a great option if you're looking for a well-maintained, newer vehicle that has some kind of warranty, without paying full price. As it's a good system, there are a lot of automakers that now offer a CPO option. The newest and perhaps most surprising purveyor of ...

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    Video: Koenigsegg supercar crash in Poland injures at least 17 [w/videos]
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    At least 17 people were injured over the weekend when a driver at Poland's Gran Turismo Polonia event lost control of his Koenigsegg and crashed into the crowd. Video of the accident (scroll down to view, though be warned some scenes are graphic) shows the driver piloting his supercar down a ...

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    Video: When a Bugatti Veyron drag races against a Koenigsegg Agera S Hundra, we all win
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    Want to watch two of the fastest production automobiles in the world line up on an open runway to race? Want to see it happen a whole bunch of times? We thought so. Featuring the well-known Bugatti Veyron in one lane and the less-well-known but just as impressive Koenigsegg Agera S Hundra ...

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    Report: Koenigsegg believes Agera R can beat P1, LaFerrari
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    The crew at Koenigsegg is pretty confident the company's Agera R can put some high-end metal in its place. That includes bruisers like the McLaren P1 and the Ferrari LaFerrari, thanks in part to the fact that the Agera R puts down more power than either of its two main competitors. The P1 and ...

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    Video: Even Koenigsegg drivers use coat hangers when they lock themselves out
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    There are but a few certain universal truths. Among them: locking yourself out of your own vehicle sucks. That fact is accurate whether your keys are sitting in the ignition of your '89 Ford Escort or your Koenigsegg CCR. Just ask the owner of this particular Swedish supercar. While at a track ...

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    Geneva: Koenigsegg Agera S Hundra is a carbon fiber and gold leaf party
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    Koenigsegg took to the 2013 Geneva Motor Show to celebrate a milestone in the company's history. The Swedish supercar manufacturer has officially built 100 units over the past ten years, and to mark the occasion, designers whipped up the Agera S Hundra. Swedish for – you guessed it – ...

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    Video: Take a look inside Koenigsegg's headquarters and peek at its future tech
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    The YouTube series Drive has been doing weekly videos on Koenigsegg, and in this latest they get into the Free Valve technology being developed by Swedish company Cargine AB and Koenigsegg. Free Valve uses a small, individual pneumatic actuator to open each valves and either air pressure or ...

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    Report: Koenigsegg One:1 boasts one horsepower per kilogram, is headed to China
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    Koenigsegg the car company appears to be on a streak in China right now, and its namesake founder is riding the lightning with the car you see above, the Koenigsegg One:1. Scanned from a brochure for the coupe, the name is a reference to its power output of one horsepower per kilogram. It's ...

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    Report: One-off Koenigsegg Agera R BLT seized by Chinese customs
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    About a month ago, we brought you news of a monstrously powerful one-off from Koenigsegg called the Agera R BLT. At the time we reported that the car was being built for a Chinese man of some great wealth and that the $2 million price tag represented the floor for a custom job like this. Now it ...

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