Light, powerful and simple: this is the supercar that will exceed 500 km / h

The Koenigsegg Jesko Absolut has 1,600 hp and 1,390 kg, which gives a ratio of 0.86 Kg per horsepower

Anyone who has had the opportunity to ride a car that accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in less than 3 seconds and exceeds 230 km/h can testify. The heart seems to be going out of its place, the eyes take time to focus and this can generate a certain dizzy situation, and the width of the road through which you circulate becomes barely that of a pedestrian path. imagine what it would be like going 530 km/h must be much worse than double, because with speed, all forces grow exponentially. That could happen with the Koenigsegg Jesko Absolute.

This Swedish car was presented in an initial version that only had the word Jesko in its name, in the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, the last to be held before the pandemic. A year later, already virtually, came the extreme version called Absolute. But after that, not much more was heard about the project. Christian Von Koenigsegg.

Until now, because rRecently new photos of a Jesko Absolute have appeared completely graphite gray with a decoration of orange lines, which have resurrected the car that pretends to be the fastest in history.

Front view of the Koenigsegg Jesko Absolut, with clean lines that do not slow down or generate drag
Front view of the Koenigsegg Jesko Absolut, with clean lines that do not slow down or generate drag

For this, the car is conceived with minimal weight, minimal aerodynamic drag, and a drivetrain and transmission with the maximum power and another minimum level, as little friction as possible.

This is how the Koenigsegg Jesko Absolute has an engine a 5.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 that produces 1.600 CV of power with a torque of 1.500 Nmweighing just 1.390 Kgand a drag coefficient of 0,278 cx. Herein lies one of its advantages, since compared to other hypercars, the Swedish car is considerably better positioned. Hennessey says that his Venom F5 comes with a coefficient of 0,39 cx; the Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+ in top speed mode it has a 0,33 cx; while the only one who could compete is the SSC Taxedwhose value is 0.279 cx, just 0.001 behind the Jesko Absolute.

The aerodynamics of the Koenigsegg Jesko Absolut is fundamental.  Unlike the Jesko introduced in 2021, this car does not have a rear wing to reduce weight and drag.  Its coefficient is 0.278 cx
The aerodynamics of the Koenigsegg Jesko Absolut is fundamental. Unlike the Jesko introduced in 2021, this car does not have a rear wing to reduce weight and drag. Its coefficient is 0.278 cx

The car also holds a rarely imagined record: being the fastest engine to RPM in the world.since it can happen from idle to 7,800 revolutions in just 213 thousandths of a second, which means that, by stretching it, in just 1 second it would reach 31,700 RPM. This is due to the minimal friction of its mechanical components.

The purpose of all such development is create what could be the world’s fastest production carand the founder of the brand himself has declared that it will be the fastest car that Koenigsegg will never build, now or in the future.

“We spend thousands of hours on CFD calculations. We have simplified this car not only from an aerodynamic and design perspective, but also from a high-speed stability perspective.”said the creator of these high-performance cars, who is also the first engineer to supervise and think about every aspect of his creations.

According to Christian Von Koenigsegg, it will be the fastest car in the world, and there will be no other Koenigsegg like it in the future
According to Christian Von Koenigsegg, it will be the fastest car in the world, and there will be no other Koenigsegg like it in the future

And when it comes to establishing new brands, you have to remember that Bugatti is the first automaker to break the 300 mph (480 km/h) barrier in a production car, reaching its Chiron Super Sport 300+the 304 mph mark, equivalent to 486.4 km / h. That mark was not taken as an official figure because it was only done once and not twice, as records of this type must be established, that is, in the same section and at the same time, in one direction and in the opposite. Thus, the officially registered record is SSC Taxedwhich marked a top speed of 282.9 mph 452.6 km / h.

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