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2010 Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita

Schadenfreude: Harrods New Owners Get Supercars Booted

Schadenfreude, a German loan word, is defined as “pleasure derived from the misfortunes of others.” While most times schadenfreude is a private thing, but under certain circumstances it makes worldwide news. This instance is the later. Harrods, the world-famous London department store, was... read more

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Saab's New Owner Turns Down 81 of 218 U.S. Dealers

Koenigsegg's purchase of Saab from GM is going through the final processing stages, and part of the process is deciding which dealerships it will retain and operate. Just as... read more November 13, 2009 by


 
2010 Saab 9-5

Saab Gets $600 Million Loan From European Investment Bank

Koenigsegg's purchase of Saab had been rumored to be in trouble due to financing issues, but the European Investment Bank’s (EIB) decision on Wednesday to loan the... read more October 22, 2009 by


 
2006 Koenigsegg CCX

Dealer Crashes Ultra-Rare Koenigsegg CCX Supercar

We’ve never believed in a car being cursed, but there’s definitely something unlucky about this sad looking supercar from Swedish manufacturer Koenigsegg. This... read more October 22, 2009 by


 
Saab 9-5

Saab Sale To Koenigsegg Gets $610 Million Backing From Sweden

Koenigsegg's purchase of Saab had been rumored to be in trouble due to financing issues, but the Swedish government's decision to guarantee the $610 million loan sought from... read more October 6, 2009 by


 
2010 Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita

2010 Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita: Diamond Weave Carbon Fiber Special

Swedish supercar maker Koenigsegg's parent company is currently tangled up in the purchase of Saab, but that's not stopping the masters that build the CCX from advancing... read more September 11, 2009 by


 
2006 Koenigsegg CCX

Beijing Auto Signs Deal To Acquire Stake In Saab’s New Buyer

General Motors and Koenigsegg Group AB, a consortium led by supercar manufacturer Koenigsegg, reached an agreement last month over the sale of Saab after nearly two decades... read more September 9, 2009 by


 
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Saab's New Buyers Want To Reawaken The Carmaker's "Soul"

Many gearheads remember fondly the days when something like a first-gen Saab 900 Turbo might rumble past, sounding vaguely like the airplanes that were its ancestors and... read more June 17, 2009 by


 
Koenigsegg Quant Electric Supercar

Report: Saab Ownership Will Enable Koenigsegg To Bring Quant Supercar To Reality

When it was first reported that Swedish supercar company Koenigsegg was one of the leading bidders for struggling automaker Saab, many were left scratching their heads. Why... read more June 15, 2009 by


 
Mattias Vöx Volvo P1800 rendered by Vizualtech

Modern day Volvo P1800 envisaged by Koenigsegg engineer

Koenigsegg and Volvo may be worlds apart in terms of the cars they build, but the two companies do have one thing in common - engineer and petrol head Mattias Vöx. The... read more May 5, 2009 by


 
Koenigsegg's next model could be a 700HP super-sedan

Koenigsegg's next model could be a 700-hp super sedan

Swedish supercar manufacturer Koenigsegg is thought to be working on a new, high-performance four-door sedan to rival other super sedans like the upcoming Porsche Panamera... read more August 21, 2008 by


 
Koenigsegg CCX and CCXR 'Edition' Models

Koenigsegg CCX And CCXR Edition Models

Swedish supercar manufacturer Koenigsegg is prepping two special edition models for the upcoming Geneva Motor Show based on its CCX petrol and CCXR flex-fuel models. The new... read more February 27, 2008 by


 
Koenigsegg in financial trouble

Koenigsegg In Financial Trouble?

New reports coming out of Sweden say local supercar manufacturer Koenigsegg is in financial trouble, not being able to service its debts. According to Sweden’s Realtid... read more August 15, 2007 by


 
2010 Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita

Video: Taking The Koenigsegg CCX For A Spin

After watching this, you’ll get a good understanding of why we, and most other car nuts around the world, are so in love with the Koenigsegg CCX. A potent V-8 engine... read more May 21, 2007 by


 
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Video: High-Speed Run Of Koenigsegg’s CCGT Race Car

Despite having its output detuned to around 600hp in order to comply with FIA GT1 race regulations, as this video reveals, the Koenigsegg CCGT is still a stunner out on the... read more May 15, 2007 by


 
Koenigsegg’s new CCGT and 1018HP Bio-fueled CCXR

Koenigsegg’s New CCGT And 1,018-HP Biofuel-Powered CCXR

To comply with FIA GT1 series regulations, Koenigsegg were forced to reduce the output of its 806-horsepower CCX to the tune of 600 hp. To do this, engineers removed the... read more March 2, 2007 by


 
 

 
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