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Koenigsegg Is Considering a Four-Door Model, No SUVs

Koenigsegg, the Swedish supercar company, is considering the development of a four-door model. The news comes from Christian von Koenigsegg, the brand's founder and CEO.
Koenigsegg Regera at Geneva Motor Show 1 photo
The topic of a four-door model in the Koenigsegg range was started by the Swedish company's chief, as he was asked by journalists if an SUV will be the next step in their range.

The traditionalists at Ferrari promised they would not provide such a model in their portfolio, but this is not he case for their equivalents at Lamborghini, who have already confirmed the launch of the Urus, the first SUV from the Sant' Agata brand.

When it comes to SUVs, Christian von Koenigsegg has confirmed that the company he runs has the technical expertise to build one, carbon chassis and all, but he considers these cars flawed from the beginning.

What's interesting about Koenigsegg's statements in the interview he gave to the Brits at Top Gear is that he even stated that he believes the brand could sell SUVs and that they might be popular with customers.

However, since the brand is focused on the founder's vision, Koenigsegg will not build an SUV anytime soon, if ever. From what we have learned in the past years, carmakers never say never when it comes to the opportunity for new business, but the launch of SUVs and other controversial body styles is also related to the character of those brands, at least in some cases.

However, a sedan would be something Christian von Koenigsegg would gladly build. The CEO of the Swedish hypercar company has admitted a four-door model is on the drawing board, and that the project has been under development for “quite some time.” We do not know what this means in Koenigsegg's development and production timeline, but they certainly have what it takes to design and build a four-door model.

According to Christian von Koenigsegg, launching the potential four-door model would not happen shortly, as the company is busy making its current models. However, the leader of Koenigsegg has nothing against sedans, so it is more of a possibility for the brand to launch one of these instead of an SUV.


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