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Koenigsegg Unveils Its Revolutionary New $3 Million “Jesko” Supercar At Geneva’s Auto Show

Guy Martin

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The $3 million Jesko, Lean And Mean: Those intakes and the rear spoiler provide the supercar with some 2200 pounds of downforce. At 1200-plus horsepower on gas and some 1600 hp on biofuel, you will need it. (Photo courtesy of Koenigsegg)KOENIGSEGG

Two hours ago at the Geneva International Motor Show, the industry’s biggest, the press and the general public were invited by company founder Christian von Koenigsegg and his team to the unveiling of the renowned Swedish supercar-manufacturer’s latest model, the $3 million Jesko, named for von Koenigsegg legendary father, 80, who poured his life savings into his son’s rogue luxury startup twenty years ago.  Kept tightly under wraps for months as a surprise to its namesake, the Jesko is a superlative and superlatively engineered sportscar.  It touts a 5.0 liter twin-turbo V8, which is in keeping with Koenigsegg’s motto of packing a towering amount of power into a small package.  Put another way, this engine produces 1280 horsepower on standard gas, which figure rises to 1600 hp on E85 biofuel.  American owners will be forewarned that the state highway patrol may stop you simply to look at the fantastic thing.

High-Style Low Rider: The mean spoiler, the mainsail for the Jesko’s awesome cornering. (Photo courtesy of  Koenigsegg)KOENIGSEGG

Aerodynamically, with its prodigious top-mounted rear wing, the car is designed to create 2200 pounds of downforce, for super-tight turns and steadiness at top end speeds of up to 170 mph.  That process is aided by some dynamic rear steering, allowing the rear wheels to shift into a turn by as much as three degrees of inclination. Translation: you had better be well-strapped into your ergonomic seat as you round those hairpins, because the Jesko can take them at amazing speeds.

Just Two To Tango: The Minimalist Cockpit of the Jesko.  (Photo courtesy of Koenigsegg)KOENIGSEGG

The Jesko (pronounced with the Swedish soft J, as in ‘YESS-ko’) is governed by an innovative 9-speed transmission that the Koenigsegg people are calling the “Light Speed Transmission,” or LST.  Essentially, it allows shifting between gears four and seven, say, without, as they explain it, having to go through gears five and six. Above the many other innovations this car carries, this one is a market-changer.  Your Pagani- and Lambo-owning cohort will be turning ever-deeper shades of green as they scrape around for their next $3 mil.

To say that any Koenigsegg is bespoke is an understatement, from the fairings around the intakes to the carbon chassis to the light carbon wheels and the dynamic suspension, every millimeter of the car has been subjected to excruciatingly close attention by the makers, who manufacture the cars by hand.  Good examples of that level of detail are the protruding external rear view mirrors, each of which has been designed to provide some 40 pounds of downforce.

Man Of The Moment: Jesko von Koenigsegg, 80, On His Son’s Production Line In Sweden. (Photo courtesy of Koenigsegg/Martin Juul)KOENIGSEGG/MARTIN JUUL

Finally, the name:  The unsuspecting father of Christian von Koenigsegg, Jesko, now 80, was a lifelong, very successful businessman who, twenty years ago, as Christian was starting up the company, dumped his and his wife Brita’s entire life savings into the project, helped his son form the company board, and provided crucial advice at every turn.   It’s a most deserving and heartfelt filial tribute that came as a surprise to the senior von Koenigsegg at Geneva this afternoon.   The entire company, down to the craftsmen fixing his name as the logo into the dash, had kept the secret from him.

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