Announced at the Geneva motor show, the Koenigsegg One:1 is potentially the worlds fastest road production car. With a top speed of over 270MPH and series of advanced aerodynamic features, this is Sweden’s answer to LaFerrari and the McLaren P1. As the name suggests there are two key factors to this cars astonishing performance figures. One:1 is symbolic of the cars one to one ratio of power to weight. The second in Drive’s video series looking into the making of this biblical cars focuses on how it produces its 1,360HP.
There is an interesting point in the video where the company’s founder argues the case for a pure supercar, unlike the hybrid assisted engines of all three big rivals; the Porsche 918 and the aforementioned LaFerrari, McLaren P1. Christian Von Koenigsegg also talks about how all of his cars engines are made entirely in-house, an amazing achievement for a brand that produces such niche products.