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To reign the road and track with Koenigsegg Regera

Staff writer |
The name of Koenigsegg Regera, 'to reign', has been chosen well: this supercar has all it takes to become one of the most desirable cars out there.

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The Regera was created as a luxury Megacar alternative to Koenigsegg’s traditional extreme lightweight race-like road cars. Even though the One:1 and the Agera RS have surprising levels of practicality, creature comforts and features, their primary focus is to be the fastest cars on the racetrack and on the street. In spite of all its advanced technology and creature comforts, the Regera is comparatively light. According to Koenigsegg, the only supercar that could be faster around a circuit, is another Koenigsegg.

Out in the open, the Regera will reign as the king of the road, as the fastest accelerating, most powerful production car ever. The Regera will be handcrafted in only 80 examples. The interior features added insulation, 8 way electrically adjustable memory foam seats, a Koenigsegg 9" infotainment system, 3G and Wi-Fi connectivity, front, inner and rear camera system with recording capability, Apple CarPlay, sound system, ambient lighting and many other great new features.

The heart and soul of every Koenigsegg is its Internal Combustion Engine – the ICE. The ICE of the Regera follows the path of its siblings, based on the proven and extremely reliable Koenigsegg drysumped twin turbo, DOHC, 5.0 liter V8. As before, the Koenigsegg V8 is the most downsized homologated production ICE in the world, with 220 Hp per liter engine (using regular pump gas). The compactness of the engine makes the Regera nimble, efficient and lightweight.

The Regera can be driven in absolute silence, as it is possible to go into full EV mode for shorter periods of time.

The Regera utilizes an EV plug in feature. Behind the robotized rear number plate nestles a type 2 mode 3 charging port. This means that the Direct Drive Battery can be charged either by the combustion engine or through the charging port. The battery pack and PDU for the KDD were developed and manufactured together with Electric Supercar virtuoso Mate Rimac and his team. The 620 V battery pack is the most power-dense battery pack ever created for a road going car with 9,27 kWh of energy, 67 liters of volume, and 115kg of weight.

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