Koenigsegg Regera: the 80 units of the hybrid 1,500 HP

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the production Version of the Regera.

Although, for the moment has not been delivered a single copy, the small Swedish manufacturer Koenigsegg has announced that they will has been exhausted, the planned production of the full of the Regera, the first hybrid sports in the company of Christian von Koenigsegg, and the only think to assemble 80 units.

the production version of The Regera was presented at the Geneva motor show 2016, just a year after the presentation of the conceptual model, unveiled at the same swiss event. Where it revealed most of the specifications of the wild hybrid sports-but not its price. Today we already know that each of the 80 units have been sold at a price close to 1.9 million dollars, so Koenigsegg has secured a business volume of close to 152 million dollars. And that’s counting all the clients who have ordered their vehicles with the basic specifications of the model, which seems very unlikely.

The Regera is not only the first hybrid of the brand, when it reaches the market will be unique in its kind, because according to their particular mechanical configuration, we can’t find anything similar on the market. Since the Regera lacks a gearbox and conventional.

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Prototype of the Regera, presented in Geneva in 2015.

Since its launch, Koenigsegg revealed that the new sports would not have a transmission as such. Its peculiar system KDD (Koenigsegg Direct Drive connects the motor directly to the rear wheels, although supported by three electric motors, which filled with their movement the need of a gear box traditional, in addition to be employed for the function of torque vectoring.

The Koenigsegg Regera has a derivative of the engine that tend to use the brand (of american origin), a V8 5.0-liter which in this case is supported by 3 electric motors. The figure of total power combined is about 1,500 HP, with a maximum torque of 2,000 Nm, although the brand has not confirmed if these are the exact figures and final for the moment.

so that the performance of the Regera are stratospheric. With an empty weight of 1.420 kilos and of 1,590 kilos in running order (with all fluids and full tank of fuel) is able to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in just 2.7 seconds, from 0 to 400 km/h in just 20 seconds and your maximum speed is 410 km/h.