Production-specific Koenigsegg Jesko hypercar, with a 1,600hp engine, revealed
Koenigsegg has revealed the production version of its Jesko hypercar which was unveiled at the Geneva Motor show in 2019. The limited-run vehicle will be up for grabs from next year. The four-wheeler has an imposing design and a luxurious racing-oriented cabin. It runs on a 5.0-liter, twin-turbo V8 engine and has a claimed top-speed of 531km/h. Here are more details.
The car has dihedral doors and a massive rear wing
The Koenigsegg Jesko has a muscular hood, a wide air dam, a prominent front splitter, and sleek headlights. The production prototype model wears a Tang Orange Pearl paintwork with silver and carbon fiber accents. It is flanked by dihedral doors, ORVMs, large air scoops, and star-spoked wheels. A massive wing, a single exhaust tip, and slim taillights are available on the rear end.
It is fueled by a 1,600hp, 5.0-liter engine
Koenigsegg Jesko runs on a 5.0-liter, twin-turbo, V8 engine mated to a 9-speed LST gearbox. It makes 1,280hp/1,000Nm when using 95-octane petrol and 1,600hp/1,500Nm on switching to E85 ethanol fuel. The car has a claimed top-speed of 531km/h.
The vehicle offers two seats and a racing-type steering wheel
The Koenigsegg Jesko has a luxurious 2-seater carbon fiber-themed cabin with orange accents, a center console that divides the driver and passenger areas, and a racing-type steering wheel with a 'SmartCluster' instrument display integrated into it. The car packs a 'SmartCentre' touchscreen infotainment system with support for the latest connectivity facilities. Multiple airbags ensure the safety of the passengers.
Koenigsegg Jesko: Pricing and availability
The Koenigsegg Jesko will be limited to 125 units and all of them have been spoken for. The hypercar will be delivered to customers next year at a starting price-tag of $2.85 million (around Rs. 21.3 crore).