Koenigsegg uses nuclear tech
Fact: stuff that stops performance machines from fiery deaths comes from nuclear reactors…
Posted: 13 May 2011
Many moons ago, Zircotec - formerly part of the UK Atomic Energy Authority - developed a coating to help manage the heat in nuclear reactor pipes, and during the mid 90s were approached by Prodrive who were in a spot of bother. The engineering gods needed to keep the heat out of the cockpits of their rally cars and wanted to use their special ‘thermal barrier' for motorsport.