Koenigsegg Regera: No Gearbox, 1,500 Horsepower, Three Electrical Motors
Koenigsegg has unveiled the world’s quickest GT at Geneva. It has 1,500 horsepower, twin-turbo petrol engine and three electrical motors, no gearbox and a 21 mile electrical vary. Regera means “reign” in Swedish language.
Christian von Koenigsegg got here up with an concept for this supercar eight months in the past, engineered an answer, patented it and can now construct eighty items priced at $1.89 million.
The Koenigsegg Regera combines a 5.zero-liter V8 twin-turbo engine with three electrical motors, one mounted on the crank and two on the rear wheels. Like the opposite three hybrid supercars, the McLaren P1, Ferrari LaFerrari and Porsche 918, the Regera additionally has a pure electrical mode with sufficient juice for 21 miles.
Acceleration figures are spectacular. The Regera accelerates to 60 mph in 2.7 secondsand is able to go 0-250 mph (zero-four hundred km/h) dash in solely 20 seconds.
The battery within the Koenigsegg Regera may be charged both by the combustion engine or by a cable. For this objective, the Swedish hybrid supercar has a charging port behind the robotized rear quantity plate.
To avoid wasting gas, the Regera has an revolutionary equipment referred to as Battery Drain Mode, or BDM . A preset geo location or a push on the touchscreen will set off the BDM. This implies the automobile calculates the driving conduct and makes certain the battery is absolutely drained upon arrival and is prepared for a full cost. This drastically reduce gasoline consumption because the gas consumed has been accurately optimized for the size of the journey.
Foldable, Energetic Rear Wing
The Regera has taken the energetic rear wing resolution from the One:1 hypercar to the following degree, permitting the wing additionally to totally fold down into the physique work enhancing the vehicles magnificence whereas parking and decreasing drag whereas cruising. The wing’s lively foldable mechanism is a lightweight work of carbon fiber artwork and the motion is really mesmerizing.
Akrapovic Titanium Exhaust System
The Regera has a customized titanium exhaust system collectively developed by the Slovenian skilled Akrapovic.