UPDATE: Koenigsegg SUV Concept Looks Like a Lifted Hypercar, Rear Doors Hidden

Have you ever seen an SUV with a double-bubble roof and one that actually manages to please the eye? Of course you haven't, since there's no such thing. However, if Koenigsegg would help build a crossover, the contraption might just end up looking like a jacked-up hypercar, which means the said feature wouldn't be impossible.
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I sincerely hope this happens - no, not Koenigsegg making an SUV under its own badge - Angelholm's image is best left in its current, pure form. Instead, I would love to see the Swedes lending their go-fast expertise to a company that would be willing to invest in a dedicated platform for what might just become the ultimate performance SUV.

You see, the problem with performance SUVs is that the engineers who create them face an impossible task: given the common platforms and the 2+ ton scale footprint, these machines ultimately end up delivering a driving experience that's at least partially disconnected - this is the reason for which I've never found a place for super-SUVs in the garage that is my heart.

However, an approach brewed by the Egg brand would have to be different, allowing the driver to enjoy proper go-fast thrills while ensuring the passengers can get cozy.

And if Koenigsegg battles Bugatti for speed records in the hypercar realm, why wouldn't it help build a high-rider that could give that rumored Molsheim SUV a run for its money?

Sure, we've talked about such a proposal before, but the rendering used to illustrate it was more suitable for Paragraph 3 up there. This time around though, I've brought along a pixel play that portrays an SUV the way a gas pedal freak could enjoy. So make sure to use the swipe feature of the social post below, with this allowing us to zoom in on the machine.

As for the number in the background, this defines the Instagram fan base of Pedro Ruperto, the Brazilian designer who came up with these pixels (you might be familiar with his eye candy work on a hypothetical front-engined C8 Corvette).

Update 1 (November 09, 2019):Keep in mind that, when Koenigsegg announced the appointment of head designer Sasha Selipanov back in August, the company also mentioned the penning artist would be the Managing Director and Chief Designer of the RAW Design House.

We're talking about a new business built under the Angelholm automaker's umbrella. This is set to develop the styling for various automotive ventures (as well as products from other industries), as well as deliver consultancy and handle related activities. So it looks like this RAW label could provide the design for an SUV proposal such as the independent one above, even though it's not clear if its services could also involve the company's engineering expertise.

Update 2 (November 09, 2019):This crossover rendering is part of the #KoenigseggSketchChallenge, a social media adventure I discussed with Sasha earlier today and one that also gave birth to a proposal that sees the Swedes entering the future Le Mans Hypercar racing class. And while you're here, you can head over to the second Instagram post below, which takes you under the skin of this high-riding rendering.

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In his quest to bring you the most impressive automotive creations, Andrei relies on learning as a superpower. There's quite a bit of room in the garage that is this aficionado's heart, so factory-condition classics and widebody contraptions with turbos poking through the hood can peacefully coexist.
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