Another Koenigsegg Agera RS is Heading to the US

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Called the Koenigsegg Agera RS1, it’s the latest addition to Koenigsegg Automotive’s growing U.S.-based family.

The Koenigsegg Agera RS received its RS1 name from its owner, who along with his son, has been intensively involved in the entire specification and build process, the Swedish automaker said in a blog post. The exterior features an Arctic White finish, further highlighted by a specially selected shade of blue that can be seen on the front winglets, side skirts, diffuser and rear wing.

The blue shade continues inside the cabin, with striking blue Alcantara further contrasted by polished carbon fiber and black anodized aluminum.

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Powering the Agera RS1 is a 5.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine that is developed and hand-built in Sweden, boasting 1,360 horsepower and 1,011 pound-feet of torque. The powerplant is paired to a seven-speed automatic transmission and output is governed by Koenigsegg’s own traction and stability control systems that were developed fully in-house. Weighing 3,075 pounds with all fluids and ready to drive, the Agera RS goes to 62 mph (100 km/h) from a standstill in 2.8 seconds.

The Koenigsegg Agera RS1 is the latest in an exclusive series of just 25 Koenigsegg Agera RS vehicles, with only a handful that will be in the U.S.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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