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Listen to Koenigsegg Regera’s Engine Go All Out for the First time

The Koenigsegg Regera is definitely the wildest hybrid hypercar of the moment and that’s not even up for debate. Sure, the Porsche 918 Spyder, McLaren P1 (and even its P1 GTR brother) and Ferrari LaFerrari are all impressive but they pale in comparison to the giant from Sweden.
Koenigsegg regera 1 photo
Unfortunately though, the Regera is still quite far away from being delivered to its first owner and that’s because there are still a couple of things to fine tune. In this regard, the engineers are currently working the powertrain overtime in their lab, making the recording of the video below possible.

In it we get to hear the V8 engine under its bonnet in action for the first time. According to the description of the video, on Instagram, this is how the 5-liter twin-turbo will sound like going from 50 km/h (30 mph) to 350 km/h (217 mph). I don’t know what’s more impressive, the sound or the time it takes the car to do that.

Since we’re discussing numbers, here’s a little more geeky stuff for you:

- 0 to 62 mph (100 km/h) takes 2.7 seconds due to traction limitations (this is a rear-wheel drive car after all)
- 0 to 186 mph (300 km/h) takes 12 seconds
- 0 to 250 mph (402 km/h) takes under 20 seconds
- going from 150 to 250 km/h (93 mph to 155 mph) takes 3.2 seconds

You should also know that along with the internal combustion engine, the car is also using three electric motors that together make 1,500 HP and 2,000 Nm (1,475 lb-ft) of torque. Is that enough for you?

 

Regera power sweep from 50 to 350 km/h #regera #koenigsegg #2000nm #1500bhp #megacar #directdrive #kdd #aboveandbeyond

A video posted by Koenigsegg Official (@koenigseggautomotive) on Jul 13, 2015 at 2:27am PDT



 
 
 
 
 

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