Up to now, 20 years have passed since the first Koenigsegg CC8 appeared on the streets. This legendary car model has now been followed by the Koenigsegg CC850, a car model that inherits many design lines from the 2002 prototype. However, hidden under this nostalgic appearance are a series of the most advanced technologies along with 6-speed manual gearbox.

Currently there is not much information about the car, but Koenigsegg said the car’s 5.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine is taken from Jesko. Jesko’s engine block produces 1,385 horsepower when running E85 fuel. On regular gasoline, power drops to just 1,185 horsepower. Maximum torque is 1,385 Nm and coincidentally, the weight of the CC850 is 1,385 kg.

The model inherits Jesko’s nine-speed automatic transmission transferred to the CC850. However, the car is also equipped with a manual shift lever in a six-speed manual transmission. This system can also sequentially change gears like Jesko and also has a clutch pedal for the driver to operate. Koenigsegg performs the clutch pedal operation and shifts the manual transmission to a multi-clutch nine-speed transmission. In manual mode, the CC850 drives like a car with a conventional manual transmission.

The car is equipped with a 6-speed manual transmission and a 9-speed automatic transmission, however, the specific gears will vary depending on the drive mode. The driver will only have to switch modes to select the gear format. In addition, users just need to swipe to the right to switch to automatic mode. Regarding performance, Koenigsegg is not yet ready to share specific statistics.

According to the initial announcement, Koenigsegg will only produce 50 units to celebrate the 50th birthday of company founder, Christian von Koenigsegg. The selling price of the car will be revealed in the near future.

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