Koenigsegg even after 20 years still has a little team of only 50 members and makes a simple 10 sports car per year. Christian inspired by a Norwegian animated film Pinchcliffe Grand Prix, where a local bike repairman makes his own racing car. Christian’s conviction enabled him to turn his vision into a reality when he was only 22 years old, against all the odds. Only 2 years after the start, Koenigsegg team assembled their first prototype, but its first ever automobile was given to its owner in 2002 almost after a decade. Early financing for the business came from his rich family and the loan from Swedish government helped it is cause.
Koenigsegg Net Worth $2.2 Million
Christian Von Koenigsegg began as an automobile cleaner(summer job) and was famed for tuning mopeds in his locality. Christian considered that one day memory chips will be saving data and began patent research but due to dearth of interest he dropped out. Likewise in his teens he devised a brand new technique for joining boards together without adhesives or nails but his father in law and other flooring manufacturing companies rejected this notion but a couple of years later same technique was patented by another firm and is now a billion dollar business.
As of 2014 a total of merely 10 distinct versions happen to be released by Koenigsegg and manufacturing merely several hundred versions because every version is hand built and are labor intensive. Undoubtedly each automobile of Koenigsegg costs a fortune so let us have a jog at their prices.
Koenigsegg CC8S, 2002, 580,000 $
Koenigsegg CCR, 2004, 650,000 $
Koenigsegg CCX, 2006, 1,050,000 $
Koenigsegg CCR Development, 2011, 1,140,000 $
Koenigsegg CCGT, 2007, 1,150,000 $
Koenigsegg Agera, 2010, 1,200,000 $
Koenigsegg success in the business just due to its shear splendor in its layout and engineering and that is the reason it’s now been rated highly by many automotive critics and specialists.
1. Top Equipment Hypercar of the Year in 2010, 2011 for Agera and Agera R respectively.
2. GT Spirit Hypercar of the Year in 2011 for Agera R.
3. Power Car award for CCX in 2007 and CCXR in 2008.
4. The Red Dot Design award for the CC8s in 2001.
Despite the fact that Koenigsegg is a comparatively new business in a sector filled with competitions, it still has got its fair share of large records during its journey.
1. 0-300Kmph in 21.19 second by Agera R in 2011.
2. Quickest Production Car for CCR which reached a top rate of 387.866Kmph in 2005.
Koenigsegg One:1 is one automobile as it’s apparently 1361KW of power that is much greater than its competitors and in addition, it maintains that One:1 to reach a top rate of 440Kmph which if confirmed can make it the world’s quickest production car.
1. Koenigsegg business symbol relies on KOENIGSEGG family shield.
2. They went to this place after a fire mishap at their preceding building in 2003.
3. Koenigsegg is the very first firm to create a homologated auto with 1MW of max power, thus making it world’s first ever megacar. (Notice : Supercar)