Automotive Of The Day: 2020 Koenigsegg Jesko | Koenigsegg
Koenigsegg’s new Jesko hypercar, named after his father who helped him begin his firm, claims over 300 mph as its prime pace. Whereas Koenigsegg hasn’t confirmed this in the actual world, in simulations, the Agera successor has achieved it and the corporate thinks it’s true.
There are two completely different variations of the automobile. Koenigsegg designed one for a excessive pace run to make the 300 mph, and one with some critical downforce for the racetrack. Irrespective of the variant, you get a brand new carbon fiber and aluminum chassis, new suspension setup, redesigned engine, and a particular gearbox. The automobile often is the successor to the Agera, but it surely’s all new.
The automobile comes with a 5.0-liter twin-turbo V8. The corporate labored on the engine to make it extra highly effective and lighter than some other V8 it has produced. It’ll make 1,600 hp on E85 biofuel and 1,280 on common gasoline. Torque numbers sit at 1,106 lb-ft. The automobile comes with a particular 9-speed multi-clutch gearbox the corporate builds in-house.
Koenigsegg deliberate to construct 125 Jeskos over the course of the subsequent few years. If you happen to’ve received your coronary heart set on one you’ll want just below $3 million.