10 Things You Didn’t Know about the Koenigsegg One:1

There are only seven of them in the world

These types of cars aren’t usually mass-produced and this is no exception. To date, there are only seven of these cars in existence, including the one that showed up in Geneva just four years ago. Out of the seven, this and two more ended up at auto shows, serving as examples of what the car was capable of doing. The other four were sent straight to the track and they made their own history there.

It has a big engine

Obviously, the power plant has to be adequate enough to allow a car like this to shine and this one is definitely capable of getting the job done. It has a 5.0 liter twin turbo V8 that’s married to a 7-speed transmission. That fact, coupled with the light weight of the car and the fact that it’s designed specifically to provide its own downforce around corners, virtually guarantees that it is capable of out-driving nearly anything it comes up against.

 It also generates more than enough power

As you might have guessed, an engine like that can produce enough horsepower to get anything to the front of the line, especially a car like this. When it’s all said and done, this automobile is capable of generating more than 1,000 foot-pounds of torque when the engine is turning at 6,000 RPM.

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