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Koenigsegg Regera to be a hybrid, 515kW electric motor – report

February 19, 2015

Swedish manufacturer Koenigsegg may well be unveiling the world’s fastest car at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, with a report saying it will come with a hybrid powertrain.

Koenigsegg Regera teaser

A teaser image from the Scandinavian madmen was released last week, announcing the Koenigsegg Regera will be unveiled early next month at the Geneva Motor Show.

Although details are few and far between, EVO is reporting the next Swedish hypercar will feature a 515kW electric motor, mated to a petrol engine. It is expected to join only a few models that are a true ‘megacar’, with an output of over 1000kW.

We already know the company is capable of unleashing 1000kW with a petrol motor. Specifically, its 5.0-litre twin-turbo V8. With a 515kW electric motor added in the combined output could be out of this world.

The Regera is likely to be based on a completely unique platform, different to the Agera and Agera R models, and is set to receive a more luxurious interior. All will be revealed on March 3.

Alexi is a contributing news journalist and junior road tester at PerformanceDrive. He has a passion and appreciation for the engineering in cars, as well as new technologies that lessen the impact on the environment. His dream cars are an M3 to drive to work, and a LaFerrari for the weekend.