Koenigsegg CEO loves the Aston Martin Valkryie, not so the AMG Mission One and McLaren Senna


Koenigsegg CEO and founder Christian von Koenigsegg is an
unashamed automotive nut, so naturally he had loads of issues to say
concerning the vehicles on show at this week’s 2018 Geneva
Worldwide Motor Present.

And in contrast to many different senior folks within the automotive world,
von Koenigsegg is more than pleased to specific his ideas on
the competitors, which in Geneva included hypercars just like the

Aston Martin Valkyrie,
Mercedes-AMG Mission One and
McLaren Senna.

Talking with
Street & Monitor, the Koenigsegg boss stated he
completely liked the Valkyrie; discovered the styling of the Mission
One missing; and the Senna to be out of stability.

With the Valkyrie, von Koenigsegg liked the extremeness of the
automotive and the way it managed to stay lovely regardless of its targeted
nature. He additionally stated the automotive ought to sound superb with its
naturally aspirated V-12.

Mercedes-AMG Mission One idea, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Present
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With the Mission One, though von Koenigsegg is a large fan of
the know-how, specifically the System 1-spec powertrain, he stated
he can not help however really feel the outside fails to match the
extremeness of the know-how inside. He went as far as to name
the design “plain.”

And with the McLaren Senna, von Koenigsegg stated the automotive’s
design appeared unbalanced and incohesive. Evaluating it with the
Valkyrie, he stated a automotive with excessive aero can nonetheless look

Koenigsegg itself did not have a brand new automotive on show in Geneva
this yr. As an alternative, the corporate introduced a
Ghost high-downforce bundle for the Regera and launched a

licensed pre-owned program. Subsequent yr, although, we’ll see
Koenigsegg current a
alternative for the Agera RS. Maybe the Valkyrie will
present some inspiration for the design, which might’t be a foul

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