Christian von Koenigsegg, in a current interview with Carup, stated that they plan to beat Bugatti’s 300 mph pace document in a automotive that clients will really have the ability to purchase.
“What we now have stated is that our theoretical fashions present that the automotive can deal with over 500 km/h (310 mph). Now we wish to present what the automotive is able to in actuality,” Koenigsegg stated.
In 2019, Bugatti created historical past when the Chiron Super Sport 300+ clocked a top speed of 304.77 mph. The document was set on the Ehra-Lessien check observe. Nevertheless, the automotive used had a couple of modifications and was not utterly inventory. It had a modified aero, an extended seventh gear, bespoke Michelin tires and added security gear.
Bugatti did a single run in a single course. Nevertheless, the typical pace clocked over two high-speed runs in reverse instructions must be thought-about, as per the norms.
Koenigsegg plans to set the document in a production-spec Jesko Absolut. It’s the low-drag model of the Jesko and might theoretically attain speeds in extra of 300 mph.
It’s powered by a 5.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine with a peak output of 1600 hp and 1106 lb-ft of torque. The engine drives the rear wheels through a 9-speed multi-clutch transmission.