Hearing the words “Koenigsegg Agera” immediately brings music to the ears of hypercar fans and enthusiasts. After all, Koenigsegg Agera has been lording it all over the world of hypercar for already around eight years. Now, Koenigsegg is marking the end of the Agera era with two new final examples – the Thor and the Vader.
Actually, Thor and Vader are part of a three-example Koenigsegg Agera Final Edition series. The Final Edition series designation was applied to the three last Agera models in March 2016, with permission from their respective owners. The first of the Agera Final Edition series has already been built and shipped to its owner, while Thor and Vader were just recently completed this by Koenigsegg’s expert team at the carmaker’s factory in Angelholm, Sweden. In a sense, Thor and Vader are the real final examples of the Koenigsegg Agera.
Both Thor and Vader Final Editions are based from the Koenigsegg Agera RS. Interestingly, all options that were availed by the owners of these final Agera models were provided at no extra costs and charges. Even the many aerodynamic elements installed in Thor and Vader were at no additional cost.
Of course, the two last Koenigsegg Agera Final Edition examples are differentiated from each other with the elements chosen by their respective owners, who each having his or her own taste and preferences especially with regards to such a highly bespoke hypercar. Thor and Vader nonetheless represent the final hurrah of a hypercar that managed to exceed expectations and gained global fame.
Thor is marked by its two-tone clear carbon finish with diamond flake. To deliver greater degree of stability when moving at high speeds, Thor is fitted with a large Le Mans-style central fin. In addition, Thor is installed with a number of active aerodynamic features from the Swedish hypercar expert.
Vader, on the other hand, boasts of a traditional clear carbon finish with diamond flake as accentuated by white gold leaf highlights. Its rear end is marked by two small winglets as well as by a massive rear spoiler supported by snakes coming off its cabin roof. The roof, meanwhile, has cutouts that expose the supporting skeletal structure for the active rear wing.
Both Thor and Vader are fitted with enlarged front and rear spoilers as well as custom front winglets. Moreover, Thor and Vader are blessed with 1MW (one megawatt) engine upgrade.
As hypercars, these Koenigsegg Agera Final Edition models pack a very big punch. As an evidence, the Agera managed to become the fastest street-legal production car in the world, after recording an average speed of 277.9 mph (444.6 km/h) in two runs. Mainly responsible for this feat is the bi-turbo 5.0-liter V8 engine that delivers 1,360 hp of max output and 1,011 lb.-ft. of peak torque, as supported by its sleek design, lightweight nature and a couple of aerodynamic aids.
After the Agera, Koenigsegg will be working on a replacement, which could be unveiled at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. Meanwhile, Thor and Vader are slated to be shown in metal at the upcoming 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed that starts on July 12.