As Koenigsegg celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, it's even more exciting to know that it's also the year of Christian von Koenigsegg's golden jubilee, which makes this year's anniversary even more memorable.
As a way to commemorate this occasion, the company has unveiled the new CC850 hypercar, which is said to be a modern rendition of the original Koenigsegg CC8S supercar, reimagined in a completely new design. Just 50 of these vehicles are going to be produced in total, so the production will be limited.
Despite its similar appearance, the Koenigsegg CC850 hypercar does not look any different from its predecessor, yet it comes with a lot more features and power than the old model.
As well to the signature tumble-forward doors, it has the power hood and engine cover that make it instantly recognizable. As with the CC8S, it gets a removable top which can also be packed and stored in the car with the same ease as the CC8S does.
The chair rolls on reworked wheels which feature round openings similar to those used in phone dials, as well as a clean and uncluttered design that makes it feel comfortable.
The rear wing of the vehicle is also hidden, and it emerges at higher speeds when it is being driven at a faster rate of speed.
There are several highlights in the cabin that make it stand out, including the use of analog instruments and the gated shifter mounted on the middle console in the middle of the dashboard.
It's important to mention that the gear shift stick features a wood knob featuring the Swedish flag, as seen on the Koenigsegg CC8S.
A twin-turbo 5.0-liter V8 delivers 1,185 horsepower and 1,022 pound-feet of torque on gasoline in the CC850 hypercar.
As an additional plus, to make things even more interesting, when the E85 fuel is used, the power output jumps up to 1,385 horsepower.
There is an innovative system that replaces the conventional clutch and gearbox on the car with a material that is designed by Koenigsegg, the company that produces Gearheads and Kurtz.
The carbon fiber construction of the model results in it weighing just 3,053 pounds, making it truly a lightweight model. The power-to-weight ratio of the car is also the same as that of the Koenigsegg One:1.
This is a very significant feature that should not be overlooked. Aside from that, it also comes with features like adjustable damping and rides height to enhance the overall comfort of the ride.
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