Koenigsegg CEO loves the Aston Martin Valkryie, not so the AMG Challenge 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 individuals within the automotive world,
von Koenigsegg is very happy to specific his ideas on
the competitors, which in Geneva included hypercars just like the

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

Talking with
Highway & Observe, the Koenigsegg boss mentioned he
completely beloved the Valkyrie; discovered the styling of the Challenge
One missing; and the Senna to be out of stability.

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

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

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

Koenigsegg itself did not have a brand new automotive on show in Geneva
this 12 months. As a substitute, the corporate introduced a
Ghost high-downforce bundle for the Regera and launched a

licensed pre-owned program. Subsequent 12 months, 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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