Got £4million? Buy this record holding Koenigsegg One:1 | Top Gear
Advertisement
BBC TopGear
BBC TopGear
Supercars

Got £4million? Buy this record holding Koenigsegg One:1

As Koenigsegg aims for 'Ring glory, the One:1 that took honours at Spa is for sale

Published: 19 May 2016
 comments

Today, we have learned the Koenigsegg One:1 is heading back to the Nürburgring. The Nordschleife’s speed limits have been lifted, and Mr ‘Segg is ready to claim the road car record for himself.

So our Classified of the Week could only ever be one thing. What you see here is Koenigsegg’s development car, one of just seven One:1s built, the other six all production-spec cars. So this is One:1 number 00, if that makes any sense.

Advertisement - Page continues below

It’s the car that dropped jaws at the 2014 Geneva motor show, and it’s also the car the Christian von Koenigsegg and his team used to develop all manner of eye-widening tech.

So the car’s active chassis and aerodynamics (4G and geo-tagging enabled, no less), its variable geometry turbocharging (the catalyst of the One:1’s 2.8-second 0-62mph time), many 3D printed parts and the mighty 1,340bhp engine were all honed with this very car.

It’s also the car that set the lap times which established the One:1 as the fastest production car to lap both Spa and Suzuka. It would appear the hard work it has already put in excuses it from the more punishing task of plunging below 6m48s at the Nürburgring.

Technology and bragging rights abound, then. And so the price. It’s six million dollars. Crunch that through a converter and it ends up at £4.1million.

Advertisement - Page continues below

That is a lot of money, but it’s buying a heck of a lot of car. Should you be interested, and have an appropriately valuable trade-in to offer, the you need to speak to SuperVettura in Surrey. Clearing a spot in your dream garage?

Top Gear
Newsletter

Get all the latest news, reviews and exclusives, direct to your inbox.

More from Top Gear

Loading
See more on Koenigsegg

Promoted Content

Subscribe to the Top Gear Newsletter

Get all the latest news, reviews and exclusives, direct to your inbox.

By clicking subscribe, you agree to receive news, promotions and offers by email from Top Gear and BBC Studios. Your information will be used in accordance with our privacy policy.