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Watch: take a guided tour around the very first Koenigsegg CC850

Christian von Koenigsegg shows Top Gear around his birthday present: a 1,363bhp hypercar with a fiendishly complex manual gearbox

Published: 03 Nov 2022
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Koenigsegg has built a new car that looks like its oldest one. Welcome to the CC850, a 1,363bhp hypercar with a manual gearbox, clothed in the timeless design of Koenigsegg’s first ever production car.

That’s the CC8S, providing ample proof of its ageless design concept because it looks just as fresh today as it did back in 2002. This new car, the CC850, celebrates 20 years since it first took flight, as well as boss Christian von Koenigsegg’s 50th birthday.

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And so just 50 of these ‘reimagined’ Koenigseggs will be built, with the first prototype going to Christian himself. Helpfully, we've got the boss on hand to show us around the very first car.

Take it away, CvK...

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