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The original website of the original Unofficial Koenigsegg Registry, as started by Matt Sexton on April 6, 2009. 
The Registry is presently being published at EggRegistry.com.  This site will serve as a placeholder for the Registry for a period to end no later than April 6, 2024.  Please direct any inquiries to EggRegistry.com.
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April 19, 2023

EggRegistry.com is the new home of the Unofficial Koenigsegg Registry

Please check out the new website built by Mika, Nils, Lars, Juno and Jey, you won't be disappointed!

We will be keeping this page published for the time being, but updates will be limited to the Master List.  I will make my best effort to keep this list as current as possible, but EggRegistry.com has so much more to see, including detailed history pages for each Koenigsegg! 
April 4, 2023

Passing the baton
Hello everyone, this is your captain speaking. And I am retiring.

(long post warning)

Now before anyone panics, the Registry will continue on. As I’ve mentioned previously, the Registry will be transitioning to a new site, where the same people that you’ve come to know over the years will continue the work I began 14 years ago. I’m simply stepping away from being the person in charge of the Registry and managing the website it’s on. If you’ve been around here a long time you might rightly say that actually happened a couple years back. The responsibilities of my life now are such that maintaining the Registry at the level it deserves is just more than I can manage. I’ve been wanting to pass it on for quite a while now, to ensure its longevity and growth. With the plan we have in place, I’m comfortable that now is the time.

To be clear, I’m not leaving the Koenigsegg fan community. It’s still my favorite car brand, and I can still rattle off chassis numbers at ease (well at least up to the earlier Regeras). I’m quite proud of what myself and my team (and all of you) have put together, and the lasting impact it’s had on the history of the brand and its fans. I intend to contribute to the Registry’s ongoing efforts when time permits, as an editor, advisor, and sometime contributor. And I still have a few tricks up my sleeve. But the time has come for a new generation to take the wheel.

Effective on our anniversary date of April 6, the undisputed original, Unofficial Koenigsegg Registry’s new home will be at EggRegistry.com. This url is owned by Mika Bains of koenigseggjesko.registry, and the site has been built by himself and Nils Rodemer and La Rs of Ghost Squadron: Koenigsegg Enthusiasts, and Juno Liljekvist and Jey Cee from our Registry team. These five people are, in my opinion, the most knowledgeable Koenigsegg experts on the planet. You’re already familiar with their work everywhere in the community, and they hold the Registry’s core values as dearly as I do. They also have a vision to modernize and update the Registry to a level that exceeds what I have the resources to do, and I think you’ll like the results very much. I’m quite comfortable with this team being the stewards of the internet’s best Koenigsegg database.

EggRegistry.com is the only legitimate successor to Koenigsegg-Registry.net.

This journey that I embarked on in 2009 has been amazing; I’ve met people and made friends from all over the globe. So before I step down I want to thank a bunch of people who helped us get here:

Gustav Traff, administrator of the old Koenigsegg Board at M5Bboard.com, who surprisingly gave me moderator duties so I could keep the Registry list updated on the forum in those early days.

Edvar van Daalen, who taught me how to decipher VINs and found the first half-dozen U.S. cars for me.

Jey Cee, who pretty much saved the Registry when it was temporarily “lost” from the old forum, and prodded me into rebuilding it. He could probably have done it himself because he’s the world’s preeminent Koenigsegg tracker.

Junus Khan, onetime North American sales manager for Koenigsegg, who somehow convinced me that I could build my own website. Were it not for him, the Registry wouldn’t be what it is today.

Jens Sverdrup, also formerly of Koenigsegg, who always made sure I was getting my facts straight, and was always (and is still) willing to answer all my stupid questions.

Steven Wade, former Koenigsegg PR man, who was consistently gracious with his time whenever I messaged him.

Prashanth Swaminathan, whose enthusiasm and hard work built the Registry’s Facebook audience much larger than I could have imagined. The reach we have today is because of his tireless efforts.

Jeffrey Cheng, who graciously made sure I was on hand for the top speed record run in Nevada in 2017, one of the most memorable moments of my life.

Niklas Lilja, the fastest man to ever drive on a public highway. We only met briefly and I’m sure he doesn’t remember it, but I’m tagging him here because as far as I’m concerned he’s still the holder of the production car speed record.

Stephan Hoekstra and Kit Rathenar, Registry team members emeritus, whose work still lives on.

Finally to Juno Liljekvist, who has been pretty much singlehandedly keeping the Registry Facebook page alive for the past three years. I’m indebted to you my friend.

To everyone else who has emailed along the way, to share info or stories; thank you. There’s simply too many to list so forgive me if I missed you, but here’s some shout-outs to a few special ones: Carbon McCoy, Jon Springer, Matt Wetzel, Hunter Frim, Dave Metituk, Geoff Metituk, Herman Urriola and so many others.

Last but not least, thanks to Christian Von Koenigsegg and everyone at his namesake company, who have proven that every once in a while dreams do come true. You’ve inspired more people than you know, and the art of your labor will be around long after all of us are gone.

Thank you to all of our followers, I’ve truly enjoyed being your captain and having you along on this ride with me. All the feedback and messages you’ve sent us over the years are appreciated. Please welcome the new members of the team as graciously as you have myself. Let’s keep the passion for the brand burning bright! And keep searching for those VINs! And remember, only EggRegistry.com is the true Unofficial Koenigsegg Registry.

I’ll see you around,

February 4, 2020

Regera receives U.S. EPA certification

Almost five years after its official debut, the Koengisegg Regera has finally recieved certification by the U.S. EPA!  During the last week of January, the EPA updated its website data which included the 2019 Regera (yes, I'd been checking weekly.  This clears the way for official registrations of the Regera to begin in the United States.  

This is notable since it is widely acknowledged that U.S. regulations are notoriously difficult to navigate.  In the U.S., small volume manufacturers do not have the benefit of exemptions from the same regulations the major manufacturers do.  Add in the Regera's unique, hybrid, single-gear drivetrain which has taken some time to fully develop, and it's no wonder Koenigsegg had a long go at this hurdle.  Five years is a long time for any project, but for tiny company with limited resources, it's a big deal, and only underscores the importance of the U.S. market to Koenigsegg.

You can find this certification here: https://www.epa.gov/compliance-and-fuel-economy-data/annual-certification-data-vehicles-engines-and-equipment  You will have to select "Light Duty Vehicles and Trucks" and then choose "Certified Vehicle Models..."  You'll have to do a bit of sorting to find it, but if you do you'll note that the test vehicle for the certification was #126, the 2016 Geneva show car (pictured below).  Another cool thing is the transmission type is listed as "Other" with a further qualification calling out "Koenigsegg Direct Drive" by name.

I'm aware that we're fully into 2020, but this 2019 certification will be easy to renew and apply to successive Model Years now that this one is completed.  I'm not aware of any 2020-VIN'ed Regeras yet, and in any case the build and shakedown process takes quite a bit of time, so I expect most of the cars entering the U.S. to be 2019's for some time. 

U.S. EPA certification may not mean much to the rest of the world, but what it does tell you is how committed Koenigsegg is to putting out a world-class product.  It takes a lot of resources to do what Koengisegg does on their production scale.  That they certified a completely new drivetrain design in the U.S. is an acknowledgement of their engineering, and from that everyone benefits. 

Congratulations to Koengisegg AB! 
December 1, 2018

Original VIN to #041 Discovered

Koenigsegg-Registry.net worldwide exclusive

As you all know, over 9+ years we've managed to discover the VIN for about 90% all of the Koenigseggs that have ever come out of Angelholm and its predecessors. So it's a pretty rare occassion these days when we discover something that we hadn't previously known. It's the kind of thing that REALLY gets me charged up for this hobby.

If you've ever read the convoluted, fascinating history of CCX #041 (see our website here: http://koenigsegg-registry.net/041.shtml), you know that at some point in this car's life, its VIN was changed. Since this occurred around 2008-2009, before anyone ever really thought about tracking Koenigsegg VINs, I had pretty much resigned myself to the idea that 041's original VIN would never be known. Some of you might have even doubted the story.

Well, sometimes miracles come into your email Inbox, and just last week I received concurrent emails from Dave and Geoff Metituk of Canada. Dave had been invited to view 041 while it was spending some time at the Bentley dealer in Calgary, as part of the Cash and Cars Lottery promotion. And on August 16th, 2008 Dave had the presence of mind to photograph the original VIN of 041. And then kind of forgot about it.

Fast forward ten years, to when Dave's son Geoff, an ardent gearhead himself, was going through Dave's old car photos and discovered the pics of 041. Wondering what ever happened to it, Geoff found our humble website, and scoured the Master List to try to identify this car. He ended up finding the story of 041, and said, "Dad you have to read this!" That was when Geoff discovered this seemingly innocuous VIN photo was a missing piece of Koenigsegg history!

For the first time published anywhere, the original VIN for 041 was YT9XC11A87A007041, indicating a MY2007 car, with an error in the check digit, just as we originally speculated on its data page three-and-a-half years ago. Now some might ask, how can Koenigsegg legally re-VIN a car? Well, since the car had never previously been sold or titled, and was still on open MSO, they could do so without issue.

I'd like to personally thank Geoff Metituk, for being astute enough to realize he had something special on his hands. And even though Dave wants Geoff to deservedly have the credit for this discovery, it was Dave who took the photo in the first place. I'd say Geoff and Dave make a great team!

The data page for 041 previously read "As #041 has been permanently changed and sold with a new VIN, the original VIN will likely never be known." Some people don't understand my obsession with Koenigsegg VINs, and that's okay.  But you have no idea how excited I was to correct and complete 041's entry on our site!

Thanks Geoff and Dave, and Thanks everyone for your continued support!

-- Matt

Photos by Dave Metituk
November 4, 2018

The Speed Record - One Year Later

We've made one full trip around the sun since Koenigsegg test driver Niklas Lilja drove Agera RS #143 into the record books.  As you know, I had the opportunity to witness this event in person, and for that I owe Jeffrey a tremendous amount of gratitude.  It's not every day you get to witness history, and it was such a unique experience that no matter what might happen next, I could always say "I was there."  

Because to be completely honest, I never expected the record to stand this long.  Bugatti had recently released the Chiron, and had been pretty clear about their intention to run it at full speed soon (my understanding was to be sometime in Spring 2018).  I had a bunch of "Speed Limit 277" T-shirts printed as quickly as I could, figuring they would be obsolete soon!  But then Spring came, and went, and Summer came, and went. 

All that has come out of Molsheim so far in 2018 is a modified Chiron called the Divo, who's claimed top speed is deliberately lower than that of a standard Chiron.  It's not clear what to make of this, but the conclusion one starts to draw is that the Chiron (as currently configured), simply is incapable of besting the Agera RS on the top end.  Because to me, if it were, we would have heard about it by now.  Bugatti has never shied away from claiming its cars to be the fastest in the world before.

It's been argued that production car top speed records are sort of meaningless.  If you'd seen all the preparation that I did, for what it takes to run a car down a highway at 280mph, you know that these kinds of speeds are a very high stakes game.  It's fun to imagine having access to an Agera RS and an empty stretch of road and having a go.  Never mind legality, the perfect kinds of conditions you would need to do such a thing, really don't exist in the real world.  And even if they did, well, I don't know about you, but I saw the in-car video of the record runs.  That shit was terrifying.  Niklas has a fair amount of testicular fortitude.

So when it comes to top speed records, a fair amount of "So what?" comes into play.  I understand that argument.  As I said last year, I honestly believe Christian didn't set out to build the fastest car in the world.  It just so happens that the leading edge he pushes, naturally led him there, almost by accident.  And if nothing else, Koenigsegg generated a trememdous amount of press from this record.  If the damn car can go 280, how impressive must the engineering be?  It's a fully road-legal car, after all.  

So who is the next real challenger to this record?  I don't see a lot of suspects.  McLaren once held the title and their engineering prowess is widely acknowledged.  But even as they build Sennas and Speedtails and whatever else they have in the pipeline, nothing really seems to shoot for that outer fringe where Koenigsegg sits.  As for Bugatti, the world's only other builder of 250mph-plus cars, if the Chiron can't do it, what can they do?  Add more power?  They did that already, only to go slower.

There are an assortment of wild startups from all sorts of crazy places, claiming cars under development with huge power numbers and big top speeds.  None of them, if they ever come to fruition, are going to be doing so anytime soon.  And that's before we get into the whole road-legal aspect.  I remind again, there's a HUGE difference between building a car to EU or US production car standards (the toughest anywhere on earth), and building a car that a person has to use single type approval or kit car construction, to subvert these regulations. 

And before anyone cries "Hennessey Venom F5", I stand firmly by my stance that until Hennessey is able to assign unique VINs to his cars, anything he builds is not a production car.  He's said he will, but we'll have to wait and see.  If nothing else, he at least seems to have the hardware.  Actually getting it done however, is another matter.  

This is all a very long-winded way of saying that despite what I thought a year ago, Koenigsegg might be holding this trophy for a while.  Whether that means nothing to anyone, or everything, is really besides the point.  They went out and got it done.  If no one else comes to play, then I guess they stand alone.   

Only thing is, Christian doesn't sit still for very long.
April 6, 2018

Koenigsegg-Registry.net 9th Anniversary

I don't know what to say, that I haven't already said in past years' anniversary posts. What I do know is that our Facebook followship has grown nearly ten-fold in just two years. So for what that's worth, we're doing something right!

Yes, I know, the Registry website needs some updating. Yes, I know, I've mentioned this in years' past, and made apologies for it. I have a list of reasons for this, but everyone please understan...d that my commitment to the Registry has not changed. There's been a lot of good ideas sent my way lately and some of these are things we can incoporate without too much trouble. At the very least, be assured that we will always keep the Master List currently updated.

Our team of Prashanth, Johan, J_C and Stephan are always working on stuff in the background, so you will want to keep an eye on us, sometimes we have surprises.

When I think about how much awareness of Koenigsegg has grown and spread since 2009, it's pretty startling. I like to think we had a hand in that, but really it was all of you. I would like to personally thank all of you who follow us and spread the word. I never imagined this thing would get so big.

And I still have a bunch of "Speed Limit 277" shirts in my office, so please buy some!

-- Matt

February 10, 2018

Koenigsegg-Registry.net T-Shirts Now Available!

At long last, we now have in stock these awesome T-shirts celebrating Koenigsegg's 277mph speed record!  

These are high-quality Gildan T-shirts, with a screen logo on front and back, just as you see in the photos below.  These were printed in my hometown, and not China nor do they come from CafePress or any other third party processor.

Please note, this is NOT an official Koenigsegg product.  However, since I like to remain in the good graces of the factory, I ran this design past Christian von Koenigsegg himself, and he approved it for distribution by the Registry.  This is the only source for this shirt!

The shirts are $19US for Medium, Large and Extra Large, $23 for 2XL.  Shipping within the US is $6, international shipping anywhere in the world is $13.

They are available on eBay, check the links below.  At this time payment is only accepted via PayPal.  There is a limited supply of these so act fast!

Thanks as always for your support,

November 16, 2017

Koenigsegg Smashes Production Car Top Speed Record

Hello folks, be sure to check out my perspective on this story, on its own dedicated page on the website here: 277 -- The Way I Saw It
September 27, 2017


It's been about three and a half years since I moved the Registry to this dedicated site.  It's certainly been a learning process and a series of ups and downs.  But my commitment to the task has not changed.  It has always been my intention that the Registry will remain free to view and explore, and free of ads.  The spread of info helps build a knowledge base.

However, webhosting is not free.  I've been absorbing this cost on my own because I believe in the project.  I began the Registry because I have a passion for Koenigsegg, and to help the spread of accurate info on the cars and awareness of the brand.  

If you have enjoyed the Registry, and would like to make a token donation to it, then now you have the opportunity to do so.  I never did this to make money, so if you don't wish to donate, you will still be able to view the Registry for free, just as you always have. 

If you choose to donate, the money will secure the Registry site hosting for the future.  We will also distribute any monies we receive to the Registry team, who have given many hours of their own time researching the cars and writing the data pages.  These folks have the same passion as I do (perhaps more!).  

You can donate via PayPal using this easy link: PayPal.Me/Mattjs33

Thanks all,

May 16, 2017

#131 Involved in Testing Crash

Late in the evening of Thursday, May 11th, Koenigsegg Registry received word of an accident involving a Koenigsegg Agera RS on a test track belonging to Swedish car manufacturer NEVS (Formerly known as SAAB) in the Swedish town of Trollhättan. Swedish newspaper Expressen reports: “A luxury car testing at Nevs’ test track in Trollhättan crashed in the Thursday afternoon”.

As stated in a press release from Koenigsegg, due to the wet conditions on the test track the driver, a shakedown driver from the company, lost control of the vehicle. Initial analysis of the car indicated the damage was limited to mostly bodywork and no structural failure or mechanical faults were found.
Photo credit: Unknown reader of Swedish newspaper Expressen
On Friday, May 12th, the car had returned to the Koenigsegg factory and closer inspection and dismantling begun.

The owner and Koenigsegg confirmed on Instagram on May 15th and 16th respectively that it was the Agera RS known as “Gryphon” with chassis number #131, presented at the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show alongside the two first customer Regera´s, which had crashed. 
Photo credit: Koenigsegg Automotive AB
Photo credit: Koenigsegg Automotive AB
In their statements it was confirmed that the owner and the company has come to an agreement where #131 will be repaired and used as the Koenigsegg demo car, while the owner will be getting a new Agera RS built for him. It was also confirmed that the spec of the new Agera RS will change compared to #131, and that the work to spec the new car has already begun. 
Photo credit: Koenigsegg Automotive AB
March 22, 2017

Koenigsegg at Geneva 2017

At long last I have an update to the Home page for you all!  This is going to be just a quick entry for the time being; more than anything we need to get the old news off the header!

As is becoming customary, Koenigsegg blew out the Geneva auto show earlier this month, bringing three new cars.  Two new Regeras and a simply stunning Agera RS known as 'Gryphon'.  The Regeras are the first two cars built to customer spec, and the RS is due eventually to the U.S.

As if that wasn't enough, eight customer-owned Koenigseggs made their own convoy to the show!  In fact, one of the stars of last year's show, Agera ML #118, was even driven there by its owner over the Alps in a freaking snowstorm.  

Topping all the big news off was the announcement that a naturally-aspirated version of Koenigsegg's 5.0 liter V8 would be powering all upcoming Spyker Preliators!  Another one of my favorite boutique brands, this was welcome news out of Spyker and a complete surprise.

That's all for now, we have many (better) pics to sort through and some more stories to tell, but I just wanted to let everyone know I'm still around!  Check back soon for more updates.

Thanks all,

July 18, 2016

#107 Crashes Hard at Nurburgring
For the second time in less than two years, a Koenigsegg has crashed during high-speed testing at the Nurburgring, this time claiming One:1 chassis #107.  The incident occured at Adenauer Forst during an apparent lap record attempt, the car going straight off at high speed after a left-hand bend. The impact was severe enough to launch the car over the barrier, where it came to rest and reportedly briefly caught fire.

As of this publishing, the driver at the time has not been identified, but reports from the scene indicate he was able to exit the car under his own power and walked into the ambulance for mandatory checks.  Photos from the scene show both airbags deployed.  Damage to the car appears extensive, however both doors opened as normal.

At this time not many further details of the incident are known, and it is too soon to ascertain how this will effect future lap attempts by the company at the 'Ring. Koenigsegg themselves have thus far released only a brief statement, the entirety of which is reproduced below.  On Koengisegg's official page, company representative Steven Wade answered the question of rebuilding #107, with "Absolutely. Yes."

Koenigsegg Statement Regarding Incident At Nurburgring

Koenigsegg Automotive AB can confirm reports online that a Koenigsegg One:1 was involved in a crash during testing as part of Industry Pool at the Nurburgring on Monday, 18 July. The driver was taken to hospital as per standard procedures in such situations and was released the same afternoon.

Koenigsegg has participated in Industry Pool testing for a week in each of the last two months, working primarily on vehicle setups both for ongoing vehicle development and for an attempt at a Nurburgring lap record at some time in the future.

A Koenigsegg is an extreme performance car and must be tested accordingly. This is an inherently dangerous undertaking that must be conducted progressively and methodically, working point by point on all areas of our highly adjustable vehicles. Our primary concern is always driver safety and any testing is structured and conducted accordingly.

This incident is confirmation of just how difficult it is to drive at this level on the world’s ultimate proving ground. Obviously we are dismayed with this development but pleased that our safety systems worked as designed to protect our driver.

April 6, 2016

Annual Anniversary Post :-)

In the past year or so our Registry page has seen large increases in traffic, and our companion Facebook page now has over 24,000 followers.  A big thank you to all of our fans!  On today’s occasion of our seventh anniversary, it occurred to me that there might be many people who don’t know the history of our humble Registry.

In early 2009 as part of a larger project I began researching Koenigsegg along with some other boutique exotics.  I didn’t really know very much about them other than the funny doors (which I couldn’t figure out how they worked).  It was not easy to find much information about them but I did discover a Koenigsegg subforum at M5Board.com, which was very helpful (I encourage all fans to seek it out).  While researching Spykers I had found the SpykerOwner.com forum, and there the members had a quite comprehensive register of Spyker cars built and identified.  It did not take me long to decide that there should be something similar for Koenigseggs; to my surprise, at that time one did not yet exist.

So on April 6, 2009 I posted a thread at the Koenigsegg board that began the Unofficial Koenigsegg Registry.  I had only two cars positively identified by VIN.  In the years that followed the Registry grew quickly with input from many people.  I learned a LOT about Koenigseggs during this time, and grew to love the company as my favorite car brand.  Late in 2012 the M5Board ownership changed hands and for a while the Registry was lost.  It hadn’t occurred to me how many people were referencing the thread until many people started to ask where it was.  So in July 2013 I set about establishing a standalone website for the Registry, and the task of rebuilding and re-collecting the data began.

I really didn’t know what I was in for, as I didn’t have any experience in web design (some will say I still don’t), and I didn’t anticipate how big the job would be.  Because the new Registry was going to be much more detailed than the old one.  Luckily, some folks I had met during the course of years of Koenigsegg research, stepped up and volunteered their time to contribute.

Today our team is five dedicated Koenigsegg fans in addition to myself, putting together what I humbly believe is one of the better marque registries out there.  It would not be possible without my team’s help, and the contribution of folks all over the world.  We are nowhere near done yet, as about 30-40% of the cars built still require completed data pages, and there are a lot of other features I have planned that have yet to be built.  It does take some time, as we strive for the highest quality, and in between we are still doing our “real” jobs!  But we are as dedicated to it as ever.

This is an exciting time for Koenigsegg.  It would have been easy to dismiss them as just another start-up with crazy ambitions, and yet 20 years later they are among the world’s most respected brands.  It should not be possible to achieve this on such excruciatingly low production volume, yet they have done it, and the arrival of each new Koenigsegg still remains a singular event.  We’ll be there to track them all the way!

We hope all of our followers continued to be satisfied with our work.  On behalf of myself, J_C, Stephan, Prashanth, Kit and Johan, we thank you for your support.  We’ll continue striving to build the best independent reference source for Koenigsegg information that we can. 

Thanks all,

March 1, 2016

Koenigsegg at Geneva 2016

Every year we wait in anticipation for what new treasures Koenigsegg will present to us at the Geneva Auto Show.  Today saw the release of the first Regera in production specification trim, as well as a lovely yellow Agera RS (dubbed ML for the owner), and the first of three Final editions of the Agera series.  

We have inserted photos of these three new cars (126, 118 and 121 repsectively) on their placeholder data pages.  Full data pages will debut in due time!  And more pictures of these beauties will doubtless continue to stream in all week.  But for now at least you know that of course we already have the VINs for these cars!  You saw it here first on Koenigsegg-Registry.net!

More to come...
December 13, 2015

Agera RS production in high gear

The assembly line for the Agera RS series is apparently in full swing!  Besides the white example currently at Alain Class, we have seen also two more fully completed cars, #'s 119 and 120 (the red and blue cars below, respectively). We have confirmation on these two numbers thanks to our friend Johan, and Koenigsegg themselves!  

The big news at the moment however has to be the build of #128.  Not only will this be the first U.S.-spec example of the RS series, but Koenigsegg is giving us an inside look at the build process, every step of the way!  You simply can't miss this, see it on Koenigsegg's official site: http://koenigsegg.com/

For now, we have "placeholder" data pages for these four cars here on the site.  Rest assured that as we get more information for these cars, we will complete these pages as soon as possible!
October 28, 2015

New Agera RS arrives at Alain Class 

Alain Class Motors in Dubai has just become the first dealer to have a new Agera RS arrive for display.  This fantastic looking black and white example awaits a buyer, but for now we all have time to drool in its majesty!  It's assumed to be #116, but we are working hard to confirm that for you.

Other Agera RS's have been spotted out and about the factory, several should be ready for delivery in short order.  We'll be back to update very soon!
Above three photos: www.alainclass.com
August 25, 2015

What Happened to the Lost Trevita?

Exclusive to Koenigsegg-Registry.net
The Mystery of the Angelholm Diamond

Koenigsegg may be a young company with only a comparatively small number of cars to their name, but like any great supercar marque, they have already started to accumulate their own collection of legends. Unconfirmed and unconfirmable top speeds, tales of cars that disappear into private collections and become mythical in their untraceability, rumours and stories of all kinds abound. Some of them can be debunked, some are open to debate, some are just waiting for a keen spotter with a camera to be in the right place at the right time. But the car that every Koenigsegg enthusiast would give their right arm to find, the Moby Dick of hypercars – this is a title that could be given to only one car. The lost Koenigsegg diamond: the legendary third Trevita.

 When Koenigsegg confirmed that they were going to build a special version of the CCXR and name it the Trevita, the name had several layers of meaning. “Trevita” is from the Swedish words meaning “three whites”, referring not only to the unique “diamond weave” carbon fibre that would be used for these cars, but also to the fact that exactly three and only three of this model would ever be built. Unique yet identical, specced by Koenigsegg themselves rather than their future owners, the Trevitas were to be a silver and crystal trinity of the most beautiful cars on earth.

However, only two Trevitas have ever been seen, documented, or displayed to the world. The most diligent efforts of the international Koenigsegg fanbase have never tracked down the final car, leaving a mystery beyond solution. Where is the lost Trevita? Was it ever built? Was it destroyed? Does it still exist in some hidden bunker at Koenigsegg HQ, or was it sold to a buyer so fabulously wealthy that they never felt the need to even admit that they owned it? Nobody has ever been able to find out.

I’m not going to claim that the Koenigsegg Registry has, either. However, based on the available information, we have a theory. Want to hear it? Okay.

The third Trevita does exist. But it is, and always has been, in disguise.

How can this be? Let’s start with what we know for sure. The Koenigsegg Registry team have successfully identified every documented Koenigsegg by chassis number and have a [full list of known cars in numbered order|http://koenigsegg-registry.net/overview.shtml]. The two known Trevitas are chassis #071, and #075. #071 is the formerly South African and now European Trevita that began its career as a RHD car, has since been converted to LHD, and was once infamously left abandoned in a Swiss car park for over a year.  #075 is the US Trevita that featured in an episode of Jay Leno’s Garage and has just passed into the hands of boxing legend Floyd Mayweather. These two cars have been seen, positively identified and photographed  in detail many times, so there is no mystery around either of them.

Now, there are no missing cars in Koenigsegg’s chassis number sequence anywhere around the 70s. Every car from at least #60 to #80 is confirmed and known to exist. So, one might argue, perhaps Koenigsegg simply decided not to build the third Trevita? They built #071 and #075, then gave up on the project.

And this might seem like the logical explanation, except for two things. First, Koenigsegg themselves continued to maintain for several years that three Trevitas were built, even though only two can be proven to exist. Secondly and more significantly: #071, the European Trevita, has been exhibited as Trevita 1 of 3. However, #075, Floyd Mayweather’s car, carries a plaque which reads: “Koenigsegg Trevita: Limited production 3 of 3.”

Three of three. #075 is the third Trevita. The missing car, then,  was (or is) in fact the second Trevita. This leaves two possibilities:

  1. The second Trevita was originally allocated in Koenigsegg’s build schedule, but for some reason was cancelled either before or after the start of construction (though obviously after #075 was formally confirmed “3 of 3”, or it wouldn’t carry that plaque), and obliterated so completely from existence that even its allocated chassis number was reused for another car.
  2. One of the three cars in between #071 and #075 started its life as the second Trevita, but was changed in mid-build.

The first of these possibilities is unprovable either way without access to Koenigsegg’s own records, but previous history suggests it is extremely unlikely. Koenigsegg have left gaps in their chassis numbering sequence before for a range of reasons, and there seems to be no reason why they would have erased the second Trevita in particular with such thoroughness. Given this, let’s take a look at the three cars between the two known Trevitas.

#072 is one of the two CCXR Special Editions and therefore unique enough in itself. There is no known mystery around this car and no reason to believe it was ever anything other than the car we now see. #074 is one of the six CCXR Editions, and there was some confusion in its early history over its VIN and whether it would be US-spec or not when completed. However, while this confusion does confirm that Koenigsegg are willing to change the planned specs on a car in mid-build if they see reason to do so, there is nothing to suggest that #074 might ever have been anything to do with the Trevita project. It has the same features as the other five CCXR Edition cars, all of which were planned as a set, and when completed it went to a dealership rather than a private client so there is no reason why it would have undergone a spec change of this magnitude if it had ever been scheduled as a Trevita.

This leaves #073, which in terms of the numbering scheme alone seems the most plausible candidate for the missing Trevita as it would fit the pattern Koenigsegg followed with the CCXR Editions – four of these cars were built in alternating sequence with regular customer cars (#52, #54, #56 and #58). So, what can we say about #073? The “Special One”, with its distinctive turquoise blue paint, was specced exclusively for noted supercar collector “ANA” Al-Thani, of the royal house of Qatar. It is unique among all the CCXR series, with a combination of features that were selected personally by Al-Thani to suit his own wishes. However, some of these features are worth noting.  #073 has body vents above the front and rear wheels, and these are a rare feature on CCXRs other than the CCXR Special Editions... and the two known Trevitas. Even more remarkably, it has the silver and black-accented nine-spoke alloy wheels that are otherwise exclusive to the Trevitas. While none of this is complete proof, of course, it does seem that either before or after it was designated as Al-Thani’s personal special edition, #073 was at least partially assembled using Trevita-spec parts.
Why, however, would Koenigsegg choose to turn one of their special-project exclusive cars into an even more exclusive one-off edition for a client? We can only speculate, but one possibility is that Al-Thani may have asked Koenigsegg to provide him with a car faster than would have been feasible if they had added his car to the end of the current build schedule and completed it from scratch. Since CCXR production was already coming to an end to make way for the Agera, it’s even possible that there were no vacant slots available for more CCXR builds at all. If so then Koenigsegg’s only option would have been to convert an existing or part-built car, or replace a projected build in the schedule to meet Al-Thani’s requirements.

Why sacrifice the second Trevita in particular for such a cause, though? Perhaps because the Trevita project, glorious as the Trevitas are, was really a whim of Koenigsegg themselves. If #073 was scheduled as a Trevita but had no projected buyer and was simply being built on-spec, then if it had been completed but not sold immediately it would have been a resource sink for the company until it found a buyer. Conversely, a car that could be sold upfront to a client of such impeccable credentials as Al-Thani would offer both an immediate financial return, and the opportunity to earn both the goodwill of Al-Thani himself and potentially more customers from among his friends and acquaintances. (Incidentally, Koenigsegg themselves have repeatedly claimed that three Trevitas were built, but been silent on whether all three still exist. Given this, the theory that the second Trevita was completed, or at least partly completed, and then modified to fill a customer order would have the advantage of technically fitting the facts as Koenigsegg have stated them.)

This is, of course, purely speculation. We can’t know for sure if the Special One’s turquoise bodywork should ever have been the diamond white of a Trevita – or even if, under the paint, it still is. However, we can say that logic suggests the second Trevita should have been in one of the build slots between the known first and third ones; and of the three possible options, #073 is the only one that looks more like a Trevita than it does like anything else.

So is the Special One really the lost Trevita? We can’t prove it... but we like the theory.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqyG5g_7imU Video of #071 on display, with a sign announcing it “1 of 3”.
http://koenigsegg-registry.net/075.shtml The Registry’s collection of pictures of #075, including the plaque declaring it “3 of 3”.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FEmG0gSUBhQ #075 on Jay Leno’s Garage, with Christian von Koenigsegg himself reiterating the claim that there were three Trevitas.
http://www.autogespot.com/koenigsegg-ccxr/2010/01/12 Autogespot spot page with photos of #073 – including someone in the comments mentioning its resemblance to the Trevitas.
http://koenigsegg.com/koenigsegg-ccxr-trevita-floyd-mayweathers-new-car/ Recent Koenigsegg article on the Trevitas, maintaining once again that the Trevita series was a run of three, not two. 
August 12, 2015

The One:1 has landed in the U.S.! *updated*

The final One:1 to be built has made its way to California, to make appearances at Monterey car week!  You can bet this stunning example has generated a lot of attention.  Updates are coming in rapidly, so check our Facebook page. In the meantime, enjoy this photo below, the best look we have yet of this 1360-horsepower wonder!  From what we've heard, this particular example will be staying here in the U.S.!  We've also got the full VIN to this car, you can see it on its data page (abbreviated, for now).  You saw it here first on Koenigsegg-Registry.net!
April 6, 2015

Happy Anniversary to Us!  ;-)

At Koenigsegg-Registry.net we are working to build a site of record for all Koenigsegg cars, that fans of the brand can use for reference and education. Koenigseggs are so rare that many enthusiasts will never see one in person in their lifetime. Our goal with the Registry is to preserve the legacy of the man’s work for posterity, and to share it for all to enjoy.

We do not have any ads on our website; we don’t have a YouTube channel, and no one has to subscribe to access our content. Webhosting for the site is not terribly expensive, but nonetheless it is not free. We do this simply because we are passionate about Koenigsegg, and share the common goal to put together the best Koenigsegg information site we can.

We’ve worked hard over the last six years to complete the Registry Master List you find on this site. You can be assured that nearly all information that you see online, specifically identifying a particular Koenigsegg by chassis number, has originated from this Registry and the contributors we’ve had. We’re justifiably proud of that, and recognize the work that remains to achieve our goal as I’ve stated above.

On today's sixth anniversary, we stand at about 70% completion of the data pages for each individual Koenigsegg. Rest assured that myself and my dedicated team -- J_C, Kit, Prashanth and Stephan -- are working hard to bring that number to 100% as soon as possible, with the quality of content that we've come to demand of ourselves. We'll be bringing you additional features, and some surprises along the way as well.

Each of us thanks you for your continued support, and as I always say, check back often!


March 3, 2015

Geneva Auto Show 2015

I love this time of year!  Especially when Koenigsegg brings not one but TWO new models to the show!  If you've made it here then I'm sure you've already heard about the Agera RS and the all new Regera hybrid.  Details are still just coming in, but rest assured that we are already on top of things...  You can already find incomplete data pages for the two cars in attendance at the show, #'s 114 & 115, here at our site!  We hope to have these fully realized in a day or two. 

Also making an appearance at the show, was CC8S #002!  It's been a while since this car was seen out in public, and even better, we finally have the VIN for this car!  Of course you may have guessed we also have the VINs for the two new cars.  You saw it here first on Koenigsegg-Registry.net!

Much more to come, it's an exciting time!
February 4, 2015

Three One:1's ready to step out

Just because we're locked in the cold of winter doesn't mean our friends in Angelholm haven't been busy!  We've seen the renders of car #110, now we see it nearly complete!  This photo comes courtesy of the BHP Project, owners of this beast.  You can follow them on Facebook as well: https://www.facebook.com/TheBhpProject?fref=ts
Also nearing completion are two others, which we assume are #'s 108 and 109, respectively.  Car #108 is the one wearing the pink accents.  It was recently seen being uncovered at the factory (http://instagram.com/p/yrZtr5GZ1q/).  Also out and about for testing has been the blue car below.  

Spring will be a happy time for three lucky customers!
November 20, 2014

Another New One:1 Emerges From the Factory

Here we have the first sighting of the newest One:1 to seen in completed form.  Spotted with the Koenigsegg's test plate, we can assume this one is out and about for shakedown work.  We've previously seen some construction photos of this car with its unique pink accents, it's nice to finally see it together!  Our best guess is that this is car #108 -- expect to see its official debut soon!
Photo: GTBoard.com

First Customer One:1 Registered in Germany

By now you may have heard that yes, there is now a privately registered One:1 on the roads!  It's in Germany, and what funny about that is the German registration system had to be amended to accomodate the One:1 -- there was only a provision for three Kw power digits!  Luckily they got it all worked out and you can see the sinister #107 happily cruising around Europe.  If you're in the Dusseldorf area, maybe keep your eyes open!
Final Unidentified Koenigseggs Now Known

I am pleased to be able to announce to all of our fans and followers, we finally have the remaining unidentified cars now placed!  CCR #'s 008 and 025, and the CCGT (#012) are now sitting in their rightful place in the Overview.  You saw it here first on Koenigsegg-Registry.net!

This is an exciting day for me, one that I only dreamed of over five years ago when we first began.  So many have helped make this possible, I cannot thank you all enough, hopefully you all know who you are! 

So what now?  We're done, right?  Not even close!  We still have data pages to finish for over half the cars, features to add, and so many more stories to tell.  What about the prototypes?  What about the unassigned numbers?  Plus, Mr. Koenigsegg stays busy day and night, providing the world with more new Koenigsegg cars.  We'll be here, bringing you all of them!  It's my goal to make Koenigsegg-Registry.net the web's leading Koenigsegg reference site. 

I hope you all are as excited as I am for where we are now, and where we are headed!  Remember to check back often!

Thanks all,

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If you haven't noticed already, Koenigsegg-Registry.net is now accessible from your mobile device.  I apologize for the delay in getting this functionality up and running!  What you will see on mobile is a duplicate of what you see here, so some pages are a bit more cumbersome than I would like (for example the Overview).  In the future I'll be making an effort to clean the mobile site up a little for ease of use / viewing.  But for now at least, finally you can have every Koenigsegg in the palm of your hand!

Thanks everyone for your patience!  Keep checking back often as we continue to improve and grow!
We are still in construction mode, and while we have made a lot of progress, I continue to ask for your patience.  Keep in mind that we have over 100 cars to build data sheets for.
Currently all of the cars are listed on the "Master List" page.  Here you will find clickable links to each car's individual page. Some of these pages consist of only a single photo; more detailed pages for these are on the way.  In the future there will also be landing pages for each model type, with info and clickable links to individual cars' pages.  The first of these is currently in place for the CC8S cars.  Also you can use the tabs at right for a quick jump to each car's page.