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Christian Von Koenigsegg
Christian von Koenigsegg talks about what led him to start a car company, and some milestones along the way.
The Chinese carmaker Qoros shows off its Qamless concept car, employing Koenigsegg's FreeValve engine with no camshafts.
Listen to Christian von Koenigsegg give a fascinating interview about the details of the new Regera, the Agera One of 1, and the Agera RS. He makes you desperately want one of the company's cars.
Jay Leno heads to The Quail during Monterey Car Week to chat with super car bigwigs like Christian von Koenigsegg and Rob Dickenson from Singer. He also takes a drive in a Mercedes-AMG GT S.
Jay Leno invites Christian von Koenigsegg into his garage to talk about the Swedish supercar company and to take a drive in the 1,018-horsepower CCXR Trevita.
Christian von Koenigsegg creates some of the most powerful cars in the world, and his company always finds a way to extract just a little more power or a tad less weight from each new product. In a new video, he explains that drive and makes the work sound easy.
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 dealer in China.
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 springs to close them. The setup omits the need for camshafts and the related paraphernalia, as well as increasing the programmability, precision and efficiency of valve operation. Engines using the Free Valv