Fresh from getting a 150 million-euro mixture from National Electric Car Sweden, the Chinese-backed firm that purchased up Saab’s properties out of insolvency, supercar manufacturer Koenigsegg has actually signified simply what it prepares to do under the brand-new joint endeavor.
Christian von Koenigsegg gave an interview to Top Gear in which he claimed he wishes to establish a brand new supercar to rest listed below ultra-exclusive versions like the Agera RS and also Regera, valued at around EUR1 million (concerning $1.15 million) to expand sales from 20 a year right into the hundreds, since “our brand name has actually outgrown our manufacturing quantities by fairly a huge margin.” As well as it will certainly include an unique, “totally CARBON DIOXIDE neutral” crossbreed powrtrain utilizing the “freevalve” camless burning engine modern technology the firm has actually been establishing jointly with battery-electric power.
” Offered the freevalve modern technology, we can really cold-start the cars and truck on pure alcohol, to -30 levels Celsius, so there’s no requirement for any type of nonrenewable fuel source mix after that,” he informed Leading Equipment “The concept is to show to the globe that also a burning engine can be totally CARBON DIOXIDE neutral.”
Von Koenigsegg formerly meant the arrangement after discussing exactly how his designers were replying to Tesla’s insurance claims that its upcoming next-generation Roadster would certainly can a 1.9-second 0-60 miles per hour time. He additionally hints that the brand-new intermixed supercar will certainly look clearly like a Keonigsegg however remain in a various section completely from either the Agera RS or plug-in crossbreed Regera.
Consider us significantly interested and also excited to listen to much more. Koenigsegg has claimed it prepares to expose the follower to the Agera RS following month at the Geneva Electric motor Program based on an improved variation of the exact same supercharged V8 burning engine.
The brand-new joint endeavor with NEVS, at the same time, sees that firm take a 65 percent possession risk, with Koenigsegg holding the remainder and also adding its chest of copyright, modern technology licenses and also item layout. NEVS likewise obtains a 20 percent risk in Koenigsegg itself.
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