2010 TopGear Awards: Hypercar of the Year
TG infiltrates Chinese air base with weapons-grade Koenigsegg Agera
Posted: 20 Apr 2011
Still, it's a clear sign that we've outstayed our welcome - if, indeed, we were ever welcome in the first place. We probably weren't. First gear, and this time, my right foot is flat to the floor. The Agera bucks for a second and launches with the scream of a thousand angry banshees.
We blast past the security checkpoint and down a dusty lane lined with thousands of corn cobs drying in the sun. Onto the packed, open roads of Beijing, where rickshaws dawdle past teetering bicycles and the phrase ‘lane discipline' has yet to be translated. Beijing, in a million-quid, one-in-a-million hypercar. Welcome to the start of TopGear's incredible journey...