Koenigsegg Agera R

  • Christian Von Koenigsegg with the Agera R's transaxle

    Over the last few months, Christian Von Koenigsegg has taken us on a guided video tour of the Agera R’s design and construction. We’ll admit to being impressed by the company’s attention to detail in all areas, and we’re going to miss Von Koenigsegg’s behind-the-scenes narration of supercar design, construction and testing. The final "Inside Koenigsegg" video takes us through the Agera R’s transmission, or more accurately, its transaxle. Since the Agera R is mid-engine, rear-drive, the transmission must also house the differential, and the differential is...

  • Christian Von Koenigsegg, with his company's 5.0-liter V-8 engine
    Inside Koenigsegg’s 1,140 Horsepower V-8 Engine: Video

    Building a low-volume supercar is a daunting, time-consuming and expensive process, which is why manufacturers often look to outside vendors to supply the engine. Pagani, for example, has a long-standing relationship with AMG, and even McLaren turned to BMW for the 6.1-liter V-12 used in the...

  • One of the Koenigsegg Agera R's multiple brains
    Inside Koenigsegg Shows Off Its Brains: Video

    If the engine is the heart of any vehicle, it’s a safe assumption that the multiple control units found in modern automobiles, coupled with system-specific software, are its brains. A few decades back, computers were used only for engine management. Today, computers are at the heart of every...

  • Robert Serwanski test drives the Koenigsegg Agera R
    'Inside Koenigsegg' Demonstrates The Test Drive: Video

    As we learn from this week's installment of Inside Koenigsegg, Robert Serwanski may have the best job in the entire world. He’s the official test driver for Koenigsegg, which means he gets paid to wheel the Agera R at the car’s rather substantial limits, all in the name of a day’s...

  • Hand-stitching the leather panels on the Agera R's steering wheel
    Inside Koenigsegg Goes... Inside The Koenigsegg: Video

    As we’ve seen in previous installments of the Inside Koenigsegg video series, the Swedish automaker overlooks no detail with the Agera R’s paint, suspension and carbon fiber body. Given the supercar’s high-end price point, you’d expect nothing less on the inside, which...

  • Koenigsegg's Triplex suspension design
    Inside Koenigsegg Explains The Triplex Suspension: Video

    In this second Inside Koenigsegg video, Christian Von Koenigsegg takes us through his company’s Triplex suspension design, which reportedly delivers both maximum traction and superior ride comfort. Those two areas are often at odds in suspension design, since making a car go around corners...

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