Only 125 units of the exclusive Koenigsegg Jesko will be manufactured, and the first has already left the workshops of the Swedish firm. The hypercar is ready to start its tests on the road, rather, on circuits and on aircraft takeoffs. The most ideal place for a model that produces more power with ethanol than with gasoline.
Those of Koenigsegg accumulate more than two years of work of one of the most exclusive and powerful hypercars on the market, and there is still a little more time waiting for owners to enjoy the sensations and performance that the Koenigsegg Jesko it can offer. It was at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, the last held, that the model was exhibited for the first time.
A work of engineering with a spectacular design that has already been unveiled in production form, and the one that the only ones will wear 125 units available as of spring 2022. The Jesko has a carbon fiber monocoque structure, which can show the fibers of the lightweight material, an extra called “Koenigsegg Naked Carbon” that will stand out even more from the new color chosen for the body: pearl “Tang Orange” in tribute to the SSC.
The exclusive Koenigsegg Jesko is the fastest hypercar in the world
Koenigsegg continues to rely on combustion engines, equipping a new engine 5.0-liter biturbo V8 that can run on both gasoline and E85 ethanol. A peculiarity that makes the specifications vary, and especially the maximum power. With gasoline, it is capable of developing a maximum of 1,280 hp and with the most ecological, 1,628 CV. Figures that transfer to the best of asphalt with a 9-speed automatic gearbox, changing in just 20 milliseconds.
The transmission also has the “Ultimate Power on Demand” function that can Instantly shift and full throttle, without having to downshift to regain strength and power and then upshift. An intelligent solution to take advantage of the maximum performance and reach a top speed that, provisionally, is of 531 km / h.
The luxurious Koenigsegg Jesko boasts a two-seater interior, with a digital instrument cluster and a touchscreen in the center console, amidst the abundance of carbon fiber and leather. Even the multifunction steering wheel has touch buttons. A first unit classified as «Zero» that will serve both for the tests in real conditions as a demonstrator to customers interested in their purchase.