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When it comes to boutique hypercars, Swedish manufacturer Koenigsegg is one of the best in the world. After all the company produced the second fastest car in the world—the 2021 Koenigsegg Jesko Absolut. But owning one of Koenigsegg’s high-performance sports cars is not so easy—the company only produces about a hundred or so cars and they sell out pretty much immediately. In 2019, all 125 models of the $3 million Koenigsegg Jesko were gone in five days. So if you are a car enthusiast but haven’t had a chance to add a Koenigsegg to your garage collection yet, we have some great news.
California-based auction house Gooding & Company just announced it has added a very rare Koenigsegg to its 2021 Geared Online Scottsdale Edition auction that is slated to begin on January 18.
The supercar in question is a hybrid-powered 2020 Koenigsegg Regera of which only 80 units were ever made available (and yes, they all sold out shortly after being introduced on the market). The car only has 369 miles so it’s pretty much new. The Regera has the first production hybrid system to run at 800 volts, using battery technology pioneered in Formula 1. It features the company’s revolutionary Direct Drive technology that got rid of the traditional gearbox which made the car lighter and more efficient. Basically, the Regera never shifts regardless of how fast it goes.
This unit also has $710,200 worth of enhancements that include the exclusive “Ghost Package” that adds 20 percent more downforce, an environmental power upgrade, exterior carbon fiber panels, and Tresex Aircore carbon fiber wheels that improve aerodynamics. And since each of the 80 units that were produced was custom-built, every 2020 Koenigsegg Regera is truly unique.
“As Koenigsegg’s catalog of cars evolves, it will undoubtedly continue to push into new technologies. The Regera is an embodiment of where the company is today and, moreso than their previous offerings, is a truly groundbreaking car,” said Hans Wurl, specialist at Gooding & Company.
Other highlights of the 2021 Geared Online Scottsdale Edition include a red 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB Long Nose that has never been restored so it comes in all its original glory and with a mileage of just over 43,000 miles (the estimate is $2,000,000-$2,400,000) and a super elegant 1954 Aston Martin Coupe the estimate for which is $1,000,000-$1,400,000.