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Koenigsegg Jesko’s 1600 HP Engine Rumbles into Life

In a recent Instagram post, you can see Jesko von Koenigsegg watching as a prototype is being prepared. As you may know, Koenigsegg’s new hypercar is named after Christian’s father. Swipe right to watch the video of the engine being fired up.

The Koenigsegg Jesko was unveiled at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. It’s is the replacement for the Agera. It uses a re-designed 5.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine that is capable of pushing out 1280 hp or 1600 hp on E85. Peak torque figure is 1106 lb-ft! The engine is hooked up to a 9-speed transmission that sends power to the rear wheels. According to its makers, the Jesko has the potential to reach speeds in excess of 300 mph.

Surface Transforms plc (LON:SCE) are experts in the development and production of carbon-ceramic materials and the UK’s only manufacturer of carbon-ceramic brakes for automotive use. Koenigsegg nominated SCE as a tier one supplier on their Jesko car.

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