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Koenigsegg Signs Up Dealerships in America, First Federalized Model Is the Agera RS

At long last, Swedish hypercar all-star Koenigsegg signed up dealerships in the United States of America. For Koenigsegg to sell its uber-powerful cars in the land of God Bless America, the outfit is going to modify one of its models into a car that’s 100 percent compliant with the present regulations.
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Until now, a number of Koenigsegg hypercars landed on American soil even though they’re not road legal according to local regulations. Most of these rare beasts, including a One:1, are here under exceptional conditions such as the “Show or Display” clause.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, this provision facilitates imports of “historically or technologically significant vehicles that were never certified by their manufacturer for sale in the United States.” Mind you, all of this will change in calendar year 2016.

After it signed up Manhattan Motorcars in New York City, Momentum Auto Collection in San Francisco, and Lake Forest Sportscars of Chicago as its first dealerships in the United States of America, Koenigsegg is now preparing to build its first-ever vehicle that’s fully compliant with US regulations - an Agera RS.

Meeting the challenges of legally selling cars in the States is a big deal, the reason Koenigsegg will document the build of the previously mentioned vehicle. The bearer of chassis 128 is an exceptionally rare breed of hypercars, being part of a family of just 25 siblings.

After production of the Agers RS ends, Koenigsegg will start manufacturing the Regera. The newest model from the Swedish manufacturer will spawn an 80-unit production run. It goes without saying that the Regera is going to be street-legal in the United States.

Let us repeat that: a hybrid hypercar with 1,800 horsepower and 1,475 lb-ft (2,000 Nm) that can wear license plates. Not bad, Koenigsegg, not bad at all, especially for a plug-in hybrid. If you live in Canada and you wish to buy a Regera in the future, Lamborghini Calgary in Alberta is the place to go to get your fix.

 
 
 
 
 

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