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16-Million-Dollar Koenigsegg Sold Out Before Release

The 2014 Koenigsegg One:1 will be a limited edition hypercar: only 6 units will be produced.

The One:1 is powered by a 5.0L turbo V8 engine which ouputs 1,340hp and 738 lb-ft of torque (the overboost feature can reach 1011 lb-ft temporarily). The reason why this “tiny” V8 can produce such large amount of energy is because its super-high boost pressure of 26.1 psi . Of course, unless Koenigsegg programs the ECU to keep the turbine rotating all the time, high pressure boost will definitely lead to turbo lag.

However, what surprises us most is not the horsepower number of the One:1 engine, because everyone knows, as long as you are willing to raise the turbo boost pressure, ...

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