Revealed: this is the new Koenigsegg XS — This is the Koenigsegg Agera ‘XS’. An unbelievably orange, incredibly effective and also ludicrously light-weight Agera that’s the very first RS megacar to obtain a green card and also end up being a fully-fledged United States resident. Yep, it’s going to California’s glitzy Monterey Automobile Week.
Orange, right? Not simply any type of old orange, yet ‘Karosserie Orange’; a zingy do with a fragile diamond-dust metal result. To counter the punchy colour, there’s an extremely expensive clear carbon centre strip. We need to say, we’re excavating the combination.
You might additionally see that massive carbon fibre wing. It’s the largest wing to ever before elegance the back deck of a Koenigsegg. Why? Since the American proprietor wanted it. And when you’re acquiring an automobile from Christian von Koenigsegg, absolutely nothing is off the cards. And also, it’s going to America.
As a quick suggestion, the Agera RS is a harder version of the Agera R (hardly a diminishing violet by itself), however a sort of ‘Diet regimen’ One:1.
With a 5.0-litre twin-turbo V8 draining over 1300bhp attached to a seven-speed paddle shift gearbox, the Agera RS can accelerate from 0–186mph in just 14 secs. After that struck 250mph just six seconds later on.
Flaunting 1.8 g of catching pressure, a little down on the strongly aero ‘d One:1 (which could collar at 2g). Yet, with extra luggage room, fractionally far better back exposure, a front and also back lift system, comfy flexible carbon seats and a detachable hardtop (that can be stored in the front), it’s a bit a lot more sensible.
Still capable of attacking your challenge at the track, mind. Over the Agera R, the RS gets lightweight audio insulation, a new track-optimised front splitter, front winglets, side skirts, vibrant underbody flaps, an energetic rear spoiler with 450kg of downforce at 155mph, and boosted side air outlets behind the front wheels.
It’s lighter, also. Weighing in at 1,394 kg with fluids on board, it’s simply shy of the solemn one-to-one power-to-weight ratio. But, that zingy orange paint comprises the distinction in our globe. Since orange.