April 11, 2017 – Ängelholm, Sweden

Koenigsegg Automotive AB is pleased to premiere the Koenigsegg Agera RS – dubbed ‘RS1’ – at the 2017 New York Auto Show.

The RS1 is the latest addition to Koenigsegg Automotive’s growing US-based family.

The Agera RS on exhibition in New York was specifically named as RS1 by its owner, who, along with his son, has been intensively involved in the entire specification and build process.

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The RS1 is finished in Arctic White with highlights in a specially selected shade of blue on the front winglets, side skirts, diffuser and rear wing.

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The interior is finished in striking blue alcantara with contrasting polished carbon fibre and black anodized aluminum.

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The RS1 is powered by Koenigsegg’s own twin-turbocharged 5.0l V8 engine. Developed and hand-built in Ängelholm, Sweden, this powerplant produces 1,360hp and 1,011 lb ft of torque in its 1MW variant.

Power is directed to the rear wheels via a 7-speed automatic transmission with output governed by Koenigsegg’s own traction and stability control systems, which are fully developed in-house along with all engine management and active systems software.

The Agera RS1 has prodigious power, yet weighs just 3,075 lbs with all fluids and ready to drive (2,845 lbs dry weight). This extraordinary power-to-weight ratio allows the car to accelerate from 0-62mph (100km/h) in 2.8 seconds and on to 186mph (300 km/h) in 12.3 seconds. The car is also capable of cornering at up to 1.8G thanks to Koenigsegg’s unique elongated front and rear double wishbone suspension, active damping and advanced aerodynamics.

This light weight is all the more remarkable considering that the Agera RS includes all modern electronic aides and comforts – climate control, satellite navigation, Bluetooth integration, digital entertainment system, electric carbon fibre sports seats, fully adjustable pedals, hydraulic lifting system to aid vehicle clearance, alarm, tire pressure monitoring, fully digitized information and warning systems, among others.

As with all Koenigseggs, the roof is removable for instant open-top driving with no compromise in chassis stiffness or performance. The roof is light in weight and can be stowed in the luggage compartment under the front hood of the car.

The RS1 is the latest in an exclusive series of just 25 Koenigsegg Agera RS vehicles, only a handful of which will ever been seen on American roads. The series was fully subscribed as of January 2016.

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28 comments

  1. Comment by Bilal Malik

    Bilal Malik April 11, 2017 at 18:08

    Amazing, another spectacular creation from my dream brand 😍😍

    • Comment by Vincent

      Vincent April 11, 2017 at 20:36

      A stunning car, this is just insane! The pictures became also amazing, but the car is 🔥

      ~msck64

  2. Comment by Neel

    Neel April 11, 2017 at 18:19

    This car looks incredible. I can’t wait to see it at the 2017 NY Auto Show. Is the car going to be at the auto show till April 23? I missed the Regera by one day last year.

  3. Comment by Maurizio

    Maurizio April 11, 2017 at 18:31

    Very beautiful car! I am without words ; I hope to be able to drive at least once in life.. a dream!

  4. Comment by Matt

    Matt April 11, 2017 at 18:34

    kill it! goddammit

  5. Comment by Markus Hogberg

    Markus Hogberg April 11, 2017 at 20:20

    Amazing! If you are going to drive it, please take me with you.

  6. Comment by Nick Danielsson

    Nick Danielsson April 11, 2017 at 22:00

    Stunning car, looks amazing.😍 Love the color combinations and the interior is a dream .

  7. Comment by Romulo

    Romulo April 12, 2017 at 00:15

    Monte uma koenicsegg. No brasil com motor 1.6 400cv que vamos ser felizes,
    E. Me chame pra. Trabalhar com vcs.

  8. Comment by Communauté Auto Prestige

    Communauté Auto Prestige April 12, 2017 at 01:09

    Félicitations à toute l’équipe Koenigsseg pour leur nouveau chef-d’œuvre et nous souhaitons à @whitessejr et @whitesse beaucoup de plaisir à bord de celui-ci !

  9. Comment by Mohammmad

    Mohammmad April 12, 2017 at 01:41

    hi how many RS made for US??

    • Comment by Mohammmad

      Mohammmad April 12, 2017 at 01:51

      25 made and Prototype included?

      • Comment by Nimalan S. R.

        Nimalan S. R. April 23, 2017 at 06:39

        Yes, but not all of the 25 RS’es are for the U.S. I estimate 3 of them have either been delivered to, or are for the U.S.[XS, Gryphon, RS1]

  10. Comment by Sagar Sarker

    Sagar Sarker April 12, 2017 at 02:45

    Brilliant as usual with Koenigsegg’s 😍

  11. Comment by Tom Kao

    Tom Kao April 12, 2017 at 03:30

    Another masterpiece ready for action.

  12. Comment by Farhan FBI

    Farhan FBI April 12, 2017 at 06:53

    I love koenigsegg I will work koenigsegg showroom I will drive to that’s nice ride it is exotic car 󾓦

  13. Comment by MOTORSdb

    MOTORSdb April 12, 2017 at 13:54

    What a stunning car ! And Amazing pictures.

  14. Comment by Tony

    Tony April 13, 2017 at 13:31

    Awesome!

  15. Comment by Enzo

    Enzo April 13, 2017 at 18:17

    Hello I am a fan of koenigsegg. The new agera rs1 is beautiful , the color is very pretty but why the 0 to 100 is done in 2.8 s while the new dodge in 2.3 s? I will be curious to know why! Thank you

  16. Comment by ali ahmed

    ali ahmed April 14, 2017 at 15:04

    Damn i guess i missed out. i was waiting so long to see this car.

  17. Comment by zion

    zion April 15, 2017 at 03:24

    A new Koenigsegg cant wait to get another Koenigsegg in my dream 💖 #Koenigsegg_AgeraRS1

  18. Comment by Carson

    Carson April 17, 2017 at 22:10

    When will we get another installment of the build of chassis 128? It has been many many months since the last post on that car!

  19. Comment by Carvalho Humphrey

    Carvalho Humphrey April 18, 2017 at 21:22

    Another special edition from the Agera RS,Koenigsegg is always full of surprises.

  20. Comment by George Lekkas

    George Lekkas April 19, 2017 at 11:05

    0-300 km per hour in 12.3 seconds? Why that number? One:1 does it in 11.9 seconds only with the same power and weight specifications….

  21. Comment by Kate Ross

    Kate Ross April 23, 2017 at 15:20

    That’s an amazing looking car! An Agera with One:1 technology, and with all modern luxury features as well?

    Koenigsegg is truly a legendary innovator, to be able to come up with all these amazing improvements!

    Cheers,
    KR

  22. Comment by alan

    alan April 24, 2017 at 10:12

    I love this cars…they are low an a lot of power…so wish that one day I can see an all wheel drive koenigsegg😶…you are the best Christian.

  23. Comment by Rhyno Haywood

    Rhyno Haywood April 26, 2017 at 11:27

    Hey guys,

    I live in South Africa, saw this post and thought why not.

    Im a pro detailer and have been doing this passionately for the last 7 years unfortunately part time.

    Ive worked on some incredible motor vehicles from around the globe.

    Take care.

  24. Comment by trace_carman

    trace_carman May 10, 2017 at 13:49

    I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE IT SOOOOOOOOOO MUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  25. Comment by Marc

    Marc May 11, 2017 at 05:25

    More details on the powertrain control, the traction control etc. Do you as is normally​done reduce efficiency by retarding and leaning of by more smarter like one can do on hybrid, harvest the excess per into energy storage. Maybe a physics engine calculate the maximum grip force and only operates engine up to that level. I’m developing motorbike management for a mild hybrid single cylinder dual crankshaft jet ignition variable Bishop valve engine with Sensata cylinder pressure sensor for full closed loop engine management using physics engine on 700 Gigaflop SoC. Hybrid energy storage using Graphene super capitor& Li-ion. Lots of Australian Innovations Jet ignition and variable Bishop valve. Hybrid gives you flexibility so many options with strategy, higher load on ICE gives greater efficiency, can harvest the excess, effectively free energy. Torsional and vibrational reduction.

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