You're looking at the world's fastest production car.
The hotly-anticipated Koenigsegg One: 1 has arrived ahead of its unveiling in Geneva, with the Swedish firm proclaiming it the world's fastest production car and world's first Mega car. That's not a new level sitting above hypercars, but a name referring to its 1,000-kilowatt power rating, equating to 1,341 hp. The 5.0-liter twin-turbo V8 powerplant also generates a staggering 1,011 lb-ft of torque, and is wrapped inside a body that weighs just 1,341 kg giving it the 1:1 power-to-weight ratio after which the car is named.
Based on the Agera R but with a 20 percent lighter chassis by virtue of using advanced carbon fiber, the Koenigsegg One: 1 sits on carbon-fiber wheels staggered 19/20 inches front/rear, housing the Agera R's ceramic discs and connected to an upgraded triplex suspension with active shocks and carbon bevel springs. Power is delivered to the rear wheels via a bespoke seven-speed dual clutch box and electronic differential, and Koenigsegg is confident the One: 1 will set a host of new acceleration records, with 0-248 mph said to be as quick as 20 seconds and top speed surpassing 273 mph. But it's not all about straight-line speed.
The One: 1 develops up to 2g of cornering force, while its aerodynamic wizardry allows it to produce over 600 kg of downforce when travelling over 160 mph, the same figure McLaren quotes for the P1. Inside, an advanced cabin boasts seats made of carbon fiber and memory foam, while an active chassis system adjusts ride height and shock absorbing using data taken from 3G and GPS readings. Only six of these masterpieces will be built, all of which have been pre-sold at a price of around $2 million. Look out for live shots of the One: 1 from the Geneva show floor.