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July 18, 2016

#107 Crashes Hard at Nurburgring
For the second time in less than two years, a Koenigsegg has crashed during high-speed testing at the Nurburgring, this time claiming One:1 chassis #107.  The incident occured at Adenauer Forst during an apparent lap record attempt, the car going straight off at high speed after a left-hand bend. The impact was severe enough to launch the car over the barrier, where it came to rest and reportedly briefly caught fire.

As of this publishing, the driver at the time has not been identified, but reports from the scene indicate he was able to exit the car under his own power and walked into the ambulance for mandatory checks.  Photos from the scene show both airbags deployed.  Damage to the car appears extensive, however both doors opened as normal.

At this time not many further details of the incident are known, and it is too soon to ascertain how this will effect future lap attempts by the company at the 'Ring. Koenigsegg themselves have thus far released only a brief statement, the entirety of which is reproduced below.  On Koengisegg's official page, company representative Steven Wade answered the question of rebuilding #107, with "Absolutely. Yes."

Koenigsegg Statement Regarding Incident At Nurburgring

Koenigsegg Automotive AB can confirm reports online that a Koenigsegg One:1 was involved in a crash during testing as part of Industry Pool at the Nurburgring on Monday, 18 July. The driver was taken to hospital as per standard procedures in such situations and was released the same afternoon.

Koenigsegg has participated in Industry Pool testing for a week in each of the last two months, working primarily on vehicle setups both for ongoing vehicle development and for an attempt at a Nurburgring lap record at some time in the future.

A Koenigsegg is an extreme performance car and must be tested accordingly. This is an inherently dangerous undertaking that must be conducted progressively and methodically, working point by point on all areas of our highly adjustable vehicles. Our primary concern is always driver safety and any testing is structured and conducted accordingly.

This incident is confirmation of just how difficult it is to drive at this level on the world’s ultimate proving ground. Obviously we are dismayed with this development but pleased that our safety systems worked as designed to protect our driver.

April 6, 2016

Annual Anniversary Post :-)

In the past year or so our Registry page has seen large increases in traffic, and our companion Facebook page now has over 24,000 followers.  A big thank you to all of our fans!  On today’s occasion of our seventh anniversary, it occurred to me that there might be many people who don’t know the history of our humble Registry.

In early 2009 as part of a larger project I began researching Koenigsegg along with some other boutique exotics.  I didn’t really know very much about them other than the funny doors (which I couldn’t figure out how they worked).  It was not easy to find much information about them but I did discover a Koenigsegg subforum at M5Board.com, which was very helpful (I encourage all fans to seek it out).  While researching Spykers I had found the SpykerOwner.com forum, and there the members had a quite comprehensive register of Spyker cars built and identified.  It did not take me long to decide that there should be something similar for Koenigseggs; to my surprise, at that time one did not yet exist.

So on April 6, 2009 I posted a thread at the Koenigsegg board that began the Unofficial Koenigsegg Registry.  I had only two cars positively identified by VIN.  In the years that followed the Registry grew quickly with input from many people.  I learned a LOT about Koenigseggs during this time, and grew to love the company as my favorite car brand.  Late in 2012 the M5Board ownership changed hands and for a while the Registry was lost.  It hadn’t occurred to me how many people were referencing the thread until many people started to ask where it was.  So in July 2013 I set about establishing a standalone website for the Registry, and the task of rebuilding and re-collecting the data began.

I really didn’t know what I was in for, as I didn’t have any experience in web design (some will say I still don’t), and I didn’t anticipate how big the job would be.  Because the new Registry was going to be much more detailed than the old one.  Luckily, some folks I had met during the course of years of Koenigsegg research, stepped up and volunteered their time to contribute.

Today our team is five dedicated Koenigsegg fans in addition to myself, putting together what I humbly believe is one of the better marque registries out there.  It would not be possible without my team’s help, and the contribution of folks all over the world.  We are nowhere near done yet, as about 30-40% of the cars built still require completed data pages, and there are a lot of other features I have planned that have yet to be built.  It does take some time, as we strive for the highest quality, and in between we are still doing our “real” jobs!  But we are as dedicated to it as ever.

This is an exciting time for Koenigsegg.  It would have been easy to dismiss them as just another start-up with crazy ambitions, and yet 20 years later they are among the world’s most respected brands.  It should not be possible to achieve this on such excruciatingly low production volume, yet they have done it, and the arrival of each new Koenigsegg still remains a singular event.  We’ll be there to track them all the way!

We hope all of our followers continued to be satisfied with our work.  On behalf of myself, J_C, Stephan, Prashanth, Kit and Johan, we thank you for your support.  We’ll continue striving to build the best independent reference source for Koenigsegg information that we can. 

Thanks all,

March 1, 2016

Koenigsegg at Geneva 2016

Every year we wait in anticipation for what new treasures Koenigsegg will present to us at the Geneva Auto Show.  Today saw the release of the first Regera in production specification trim, as well as a lovely yellow Agera RS (dubbed ML for the owner), and the first of three Final editions of the Agera series.  

We have inserted photos of these three new cars (126, 118 and 121 repsectively) on their placeholder data pages.  Full data pages will debut in due time!  And more pictures of these beauties will doubtless continue to stream in all week.  But for now at least you know that of course we already have the VINs for these cars!  You saw it here first on Koenigsegg-Registry.net!

More to come...
December 13, 2015

Agera RS production in high gear

The assembly line for the Agera RS series is apparently in full swing!  Besides the white example currently at Alain Class, we have seen also two more fully completed cars, #'s 119 and 120 (the red and blue cars below, respectively). We have confirmation on these two numbers thanks to our friend Johan, and Koenigsegg themselves!  

The big news at the moment however has to be the build of #128.  Not only will this be the first U.S.-spec example of the RS series, but Koenigsegg is giving us an inside look at the build process, every step of the way!  You simply can't miss this, see it on Koenigsegg's official site: http://koenigsegg.com/

For now, we have "placeholder" data pages for these four cars here on the site.  Rest assured that as we get more information for these cars, we will complete these pages as soon as possible!
October 28, 2015

New Agera RS arrives at Alain Class 

Alain Class Motors in Dubai has just become the first dealer to have a new Agera RS arrive for display.  This fantastic looking black and white example awaits a buyer, but for now we all have time to drool in its majesty!  It's assumed to be #116, but we are working hard to confirm that for you.

Other Agera RS's have been spotted out and about the factory, several should be ready for delivery in short order.  We'll be back to update very soon!
Above three photos: www.alainclass.com
August 25, 2015

What Happened to the Lost Trevita?

Exclusive to Koenigsegg-Registry.net
The Mystery of the Angelholm Diamond

Koenigsegg may be a young company with only a comparatively small number of cars to their name, but like any great supercar marque, they have already started to accumulate their own collection of legends. Unconfirmed and unconfirmable top speeds, tales of cars that disappear into private collections and become mythical in their untraceability, rumours and stories of all kinds abound. Some of them can be debunked, some are open to debate, some are just waiting for a keen spotter with a camera to be in the right place at the right time. But the car that every Koenigsegg enthusiast would give their right arm to find, the Moby Dick of hypercars – this is a title that could be given to only one car. The lost Koenigsegg diamond: the legendary third Trevita.

 When Koenigsegg confirmed that they were going to build a special version of the CCXR and name it the Trevita, the name had several layers of meaning. “Trevita” is from the Swedish words meaning “three whites”, referring not only to the unique “diamond weave” carbon fibre that would be used for these cars, but also to the fact that exactly three and only three of this model would ever be built. Unique yet identical, specced by Koenigsegg themselves rather than their future owners, the Trevitas were to be a silver and crystal trinity of the most beautiful cars on earth.

However, only two Trevitas have ever been seen, documented, or displayed to the world. The most diligent efforts of the international Koenigsegg fanbase have never tracked down the final car, leaving a mystery beyond solution. Where is the lost Trevita? Was it ever built? Was it destroyed? Does it still exist in some hidden bunker at Koenigsegg HQ, or was it sold to a buyer so fabulously wealthy that they never felt the need to even admit that they owned it? Nobody has ever been able to find out.

I’m not going to claim that the Koenigsegg Registry has, either. However, based on the available information, we have a theory. Want to hear it? Okay.

The third Trevita does exist. But it is, and always has been, in disguise.

How can this be? Let’s start with what we know for sure. The Koenigsegg Registry team have successfully identified every documented Koenigsegg by chassis number and have a [full list of known cars in numbered order|http://koenigsegg-registry.net/overview.shtml]. The two known Trevitas are chassis #071, and #075. #071 is the formerly South African and now European Trevita that began its career as a RHD car, has since been converted to LHD, and was once infamously left abandoned in a Swiss car park for over a year.  #075 is the US Trevita that featured in an episode of Jay Leno’s Garage and has just passed into the hands of boxing legend Floyd Mayweather. These two cars have been seen, positively identified and photographed  in detail many times, so there is no mystery around either of them.

Now, there are no missing cars in Koenigsegg’s chassis number sequence anywhere around the 70s. Every car from at least #60 to #80 is confirmed and known to exist. So, one might argue, perhaps Koenigsegg simply decided not to build the third Trevita? They built #071 and #075, then gave up on the project.

And this might seem like the logical explanation, except for two things. First, Koenigsegg themselves continued to maintain for several years that three Trevitas were built, even though only two can be proven to exist. Secondly and more significantly: #071, the European Trevita, has been exhibited as Trevita 1 of 3. However, #075, Floyd Mayweather’s car, carries a plaque which reads: “Koenigsegg Trevita: Limited production 3 of 3.”

Three of three. #075 is the third Trevita. The missing car, then,  was (or is) in fact the second Trevita. This leaves two possibilities:

  1. The second Trevita was originally allocated in Koenigsegg’s build schedule, but for some reason was cancelled either before or after the start of construction (though obviously after #075 was formally confirmed “3 of 3”, or it wouldn’t carry that plaque), and obliterated so completely from existence that even its allocated chassis number was reused for another car.
  2. One of the three cars in between #071 and #075 started its life as the second Trevita, but was changed in mid-build.

The first of these possibilities is unprovable either way without access to Koenigsegg’s own records, but previous history suggests it is extremely unlikely. Koenigsegg have left gaps in their chassis numbering sequence before for a range of reasons, and there seems to be no reason why they would have erased the second Trevita in particular with such thoroughness. Given this, let’s take a look at the three cars between the two known Trevitas.

#072 is one of the two CCXR Special Editions and therefore unique enough in itself. There is no known mystery around this car and no reason to believe it was ever anything other than the car we now see. #074 is one of the six CCXR Editions, and there was some confusion in its early history over its VIN and whether it would be US-spec or not when completed. However, while this confusion does confirm that Koenigsegg are willing to change the planned specs on a car in mid-build if they see reason to do so, there is nothing to suggest that #074 might ever have been anything to do with the Trevita project. It has the same features as the other five CCXR Edition cars, all of which were planned as a set, and when completed it went to a dealership rather than a private client so there is no reason why it would have undergone a spec change of this magnitude if it had ever been scheduled as a Trevita.

This leaves #073, which in terms of the numbering scheme alone seems the most plausible candidate for the missing Trevita as it would fit the pattern Koenigsegg followed with the CCXR Editions – four of these cars were built in alternating sequence with regular customer cars (#52, #54, #56 and #58). So, what can we say about #073? The “Special One”, with its distinctive turquoise blue paint, was specced exclusively for noted supercar collector “ANA” Al-Thani, of the royal house of Qatar. It is unique among all the CCXR series, with a combination of features that were selected personally by Al-Thani to suit his own wishes. However, some of these features are worth noting.  #073 has body vents above the front and rear wheels, and these are a rare feature on CCXRs other than the CCXR Special Editions... and the two known Trevitas. Even more remarkably, it has the silver and black-accented nine-spoke alloy wheels that are otherwise exclusive to the Trevitas. While none of this is complete proof, of course, it does seem that either before or after it was designated as Al-Thani’s personal special edition, #073 was at least partially assembled using Trevita-spec parts.
Why, however, would Koenigsegg choose to turn one of their special-project exclusive cars into an even more exclusive one-off edition for a client? We can only speculate, but one possibility is that Al-Thani may have asked Koenigsegg to provide him with a car faster than would have been feasible if they had added his car to the end of the current build schedule and completed it from scratch. Since CCXR production was already coming to an end to make way for the Agera, it’s even possible that there were no vacant slots available for more CCXR builds at all. If so then Koenigsegg’s only option would have been to convert an existing or part-built car, or replace a projected build in the schedule to meet Al-Thani’s requirements.

Why sacrifice the second Trevita in particular for such a cause, though? Perhaps because the Trevita project, glorious as the Trevitas are, was really a whim of Koenigsegg themselves. If #073 was scheduled as a Trevita but had no projected buyer and was simply being built on-spec, then if it had been completed but not sold immediately it would have been a resource sink for the company until it found a buyer. Conversely, a car that could be sold upfront to a client of such impeccable credentials as Al-Thani would offer both an immediate financial return, and the opportunity to earn both the goodwill of Al-Thani himself and potentially more customers from among his friends and acquaintances. (Incidentally, Koenigsegg themselves have repeatedly claimed that three Trevitas were built, but been silent on whether all three still exist. Given this, the theory that the second Trevita was completed, or at least partly completed, and then modified to fill a customer order would have the advantage of technically fitting the facts as Koenigsegg have stated them.)

This is, of course, purely speculation. We can’t know for sure if the Special One’s turquoise bodywork should ever have been the diamond white of a Trevita – or even if, under the paint, it still is. However, we can say that logic suggests the second Trevita should have been in one of the build slots between the known first and third ones; and of the three possible options, #073 is the only one that looks more like a Trevita than it does like anything else.

So is the Special One really the lost Trevita? We can’t prove it... but we like the theory.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqyG5g_7imU Video of #071 on display, with a sign announcing it “1 of 3”.
http://koenigsegg-registry.net/075.shtml The Registry’s collection of pictures of #075, including the plaque declaring it “3 of 3”.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FEmG0gSUBhQ #075 on Jay Leno’s Garage, with Christian von Koenigsegg himself reiterating the claim that there were three Trevitas.
http://www.autogespot.com/koenigsegg-ccxr/2010/01/12 Autogespot spot page with photos of #073 – including someone in the comments mentioning its resemblance to the Trevitas.
http://koenigsegg.com/koenigsegg-ccxr-trevita-floyd-mayweathers-new-car/ Recent Koenigsegg article on the Trevitas, maintaining once again that the Trevita series was a run of three, not two. 
August 12, 2015

The One:1 has landed in the U.S.! *updated*

The final One:1 to be built has made its way to California, to make appearances at Monterey car week!  You can bet this stunning example has generated a lot of attention.  Updates are coming in rapidly, so check our Facebook page. In the meantime, enjoy this photo below, the best look we have yet of this 1360-horsepower wonder!  From what we've heard, this particular example will be staying here in the U.S.!  We've also got the full VIN to this car, you can see it on its data page (abbreviated, for now).  You saw it here first on Koenigsegg-Registry.net!
April 6, 2015

Happy Anniversary to Us!  ;-)

At Koenigsegg-Registry.net we are working to build a site of record for all Koenigsegg cars, that fans of the brand can use for reference and education. Koenigseggs are so rare that many enthusiasts will never see one in person in their lifetime. Our goal with the Registry is to preserve the legacy of the man’s work for posterity, and to share it for all to enjoy.

We do not have any ads on our website; we don’t have a YouTube channel, and no one has to subscribe to access our content. Webhosting for the site is not terribly expensive, but nonetheless it is not free. We do this simply because we are passionate about Koenigsegg, and share the common goal to put together the best Koenigsegg information site we can.

We’ve worked hard over the last six years to complete the Registry Master List you find on this site. You can be assured that nearly all information that you see online, specifically identifying a particular Koenigsegg by chassis number, has originated from this Registry and the contributors we’ve had. We’re justifiably proud of that, and recognize the work that remains to achieve our goal as I’ve stated above.

On today's sixth anniversary, we stand at about 70% completion of the data pages for each individual Koenigsegg. Rest assured that myself and my dedicated team -- J_C, Kit, Prashanth and Stephan -- are working hard to bring that number to 100% as soon as possible, with the quality of content that we've come to demand of ourselves. We'll be bringing you additional features, and some surprises along the way as well.

Each of us thanks you for your continued support, and as I always say, check back often!


March 3, 2015

Geneva Auto Show 2015

I love this time of year!  Especially when Koenigsegg brings not one but TWO new models to the show!  If you've made it here then I'm sure you've already heard about the Agera RS and the all new Regera hybrid.  Details are still just coming in, but rest assured that we are already on top of things...  You can already find incomplete data pages for the two cars in attendance at the show, #'s 114 & 115, here at our site!  We hope to have these fully realized in a day or two. 

Also making an appearance at the show, was CC8S #002!  It's been a while since this car was seen out in public, and even better, we finally have the VIN for this car!  Of course you may have guessed we also have the VINs for the two new cars.  You saw it here first on Koenigsegg-Registry.net!

Much more to come, it's an exciting time!
February 4, 2015

Three One:1's ready to step out

Just because we're locked in the cold of winter doesn't mean our friends in Angelholm haven't been busy!  We've seen the renders of car #110, now we see it nearly complete!  This photo comes courtesy of the BHP Project, owners of this beast.  You can follow them on Facebook as well: https://www.facebook.com/TheBhpProject?fref=ts
Also nearing completion are two others, which we assume are #'s 108 and 109, respectively.  Car #108 is the one wearing the pink accents.  It was recently seen being uncovered at the factory (http://instagram.com/p/yrZtr5GZ1q/).  Also out and about for testing has been the blue car below.  

Spring will be a happy time for three lucky customers!
November 20, 2014

Another New One:1 Emerges From the Factory

Here we have the first sighting of the newest One:1 to seen in completed form.  Spotted with the Koenigsegg's test plate, we can assume this one is out and about for shakedown work.  We've previously seen some construction photos of this car with its unique pink accents, it's nice to finally see it together!  Our best guess is that this is car #108 -- expect to see its official debut soon!
Photo: GTBoard.com

First Customer One:1 Registered in Germany

By now you may have heard that yes, there is now a privately registered One:1 on the roads!  It's in Germany, and what funny about that is the German registration system had to be amended to accomodate the One:1 -- there was only a provision for three Kw power digits!  Luckily they got it all worked out and you can see the sinister #107 happily cruising around Europe.  If you're in the Dusseldorf area, maybe keep your eyes open!
Final Unidentified Koenigseggs Now Known

I am pleased to be able to announce to all of our fans and followers, we finally have the remaining unidentified cars now placed!  CCR #'s 008 and 025, and the CCGT (#012) are now sitting in their rightful place in the Overview.  You saw it here first on Koenigsegg-Registry.net!

This is an exciting day for me, one that I only dreamed of over five years ago when we first began.  So many have helped make this possible, I cannot thank you all enough, hopefully you all know who you are! 

So what now?  We're done, right?  Not even close!  We still have data pages to finish for over half the cars, features to add, and so many more stories to tell.  What about the prototypes?  What about the unassigned numbers?  Plus, Mr. Koenigsegg stays busy day and night, providing the world with more new Koenigsegg cars.  We'll be here, bringing you all of them!  It's my goal to make Koenigsegg-Registry.net the web's leading Koenigsegg reference site. 

I hope you all are as excited as I am for where we are now, and where we are headed!  Remember to check back often!

Thanks all,

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We are now mobile!

If you haven't noticed already, Koenigsegg-Registry.net is now accessible from your mobile device.  I apologize for the delay in getting this functionality up and running!  What you will see on mobile is a duplicate of what you see here, so some pages are a bit more cumbersome than I would like (for example the Overview).  In the future I'll be making an effort to clean the mobile site up a little for ease of use / viewing.  But for now at least, finally you can have every Koenigsegg in the palm of your hand!

Thanks everyone for your patience!  Keep checking back often as we continue to improve and grow!
We are still in construction mode, and while we have made a lot of progress, I continue to ask for your patience.  Keep in mind that we have over 100 cars to build data sheets for.
Currently all of the cars are listed on the "Master List" page.  Here you will find clickable links to each car's individual page. Some of these pages consist of only a single photo; more detailed pages for these are on the way.  In the future there will also be landing pages for each model type, with info and clickable links to individual cars' pages.  The first of these is currently in place for the CC8S cars.  Also you can use the tabs at right for a quick jump to each car's page.