In honor of the 20th anniversary since Christian von Koenigsegg’s decision to start his own supercar brand, the Koenigsegg Agera One:1 will debut at the 2014 Geneva auto show. This latest ultra-performance offering from the Swedish boutique brand, which Koenigsegg had dubbed the world’s first "megacar," boasts an insane one-to-one power-to-weight- ratio.
One:1 obviously refers to the car’s mind-melting one-to-one power-to-weight ratio, which is even more impressive when you see what those numbers really mean. In MW/kg (yes, that’s megawatts per kilogram), the KoenigseggAgeraOne:1 produces 1 MW/1360 kg. Translation: 1341 hp and 1011 lb-ft of torque in a car that weighs 1360 kg (2998 lbs). To put that into perspective, the 460-hp 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Z51 weighs 3298 pounds.
All of this power comes from an aluminum 5.0-liter V-8 mated to a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. But power isn’t the full story on the Koenigsegg Agera One:1, so let’s talk about the weight savings. It comes in at over 120 lbs lighter than the Agera S which was shown at last year’s Geneva show, in part thanks to a super-lightweight carbon fiber chassis, a titanium exhaust and turbocharger housing made with a 3D printer, and ventilated memory foam racing seats.
Although Koenigsegg claims that top speed “has not been a priority” since the Agera One:1 is designed to achieve the best track time possible, the company still anticipates the One:1 will be the world’s fastest production car. Top speed is estimated at 273.4 mph, which is well above the current 270 mph unofficial record recently awarded to the Hennessey Venom GT.
The KoenigseggAgera One:1 will debut at the 2014 Geneva auto show, and is apparently already sold out before production has even begun.