Koenigsegg looks to challenge the Veyron's crown



Extravagant Swedish supercar maker Koenigsegg is set to go toe-to-toe with Bugatti by unveiling an 1100bhp new car at the Geneva motor show that will set customers back a snifter over a million pounds.

The Agera R fails to top the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport's 1183bhp but does come out an impressive 25 percent lighter than the Volkswagen Group's behemoth.
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The new hypercar is based on the Agera model revealed at last year's Geneva motor show, but with £132,000 of extra brilliance and could topple the Super Sport as the world's fastest production car.

The inevitably colossal performance will come courtesy of a turbocharged 5.0-litre V8 engine with power sent to the road via a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission.



Koenigsegg hasn't released any performance figures for the new car, but more details will surely emerge thick and fast as the Geneva show kicks off tomorrow.

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Subaru Impreza

Subaru Trezia

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Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport

Audi A3 concept car

Mitsubishi Concept Global Small Car

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Porsche Panamera hybrid

Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4

SEAT IBX crossover SUV concept car

Concept car Volkswagen Giugiaro

Volkswagen Bulli concept car

Vauxhall Ampera

Vauxhall Ampera

Vauxhall Antara

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VW Tiguan

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Alfa Romeo 4C GTA

Alfa Romeo 4C GTA

Aston Martin V8 Vantage S

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Ford Ranger Wildtrak

Ford Ranger Wildtrak

Ford Vertrek concept

Ford Vertrek concept

Honda EV Concept

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Lexus LFA Nürburgring

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Nissan ESFLOW Concept

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