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Koenigsegg Automotive AB
Company typeAktiebolag
Founded1994; 30 years ago (1994)
FounderChristian von Koenigsegg
Area served
Key people
  • Christian von Koenigsegg (CEO)
OwnerChristian von Koenigsegg
Number of employees
~400 (February 2021)
Footnotes / references

Koenigsegg Automotive AB (Swedish: [ˈkø̌ːnɪɡsɛɡ] (audio speaker iconlisten)) is a Swedish company that makes cars. They make "super cars", a mixture of sports cars and a fast cars. The main office is in Ängelholm, Sweden. 1994

History[change | change source]

The creator and manager of Koenigsegg is Christian E. H. von Koenigsegg. In 1994 he created Koenigsegg as a small company, after years of planning. The designer David Crafoord designed the concept car for Koenigsegg's original drawings. Then, they built a prototype that could be driven. They tested the car for several years and developed it further. In 2002, the company started the series production of the model CC 8S. Koenigsegg CC 8S was named by the Guinness Book of Records for the world's most powerful car with its 1,050 horsepower.[source?]

Cars[change | change source]

Koenigsegg's fastest car is Koenigsegg 2021 Jesko Absolut, It can go up to a top speed of 563 km/h (350 mph). It does 0-400-0 km/h (0-249-0 mph) in 27.83 seconds.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Official Web site of the Swedish super sports car manufacturer". Koenigsegg. Archived from the original on 2010-01-02. Retrieved 2010-04-17.
  2. "Koenigsegg – The Company". Koenigsegg. 2021-02-27. Archived from the original on 2021-02-27. Retrieved 2021-06-09.

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