Koenigsegg Automotive AB has confirmed that a new Agera RS crashed during testing. They say that the new supercar, known as Agera RS Gryphon, was undergoing shakedown testing when the driver lost control due to wet conditions.
As to who was testing the car, Koenigsegg noted this in a blog post regarding the crash: “The testing was being performed at facilities owned by National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS). Koenigsegg is using NEVS facilities for testing, test driving and to prepare its cars for the US market, in parallel with its own testing facilities in Ängelholm.”
Thankfully, the driver and passenger were both taken to the local hospital where they were assessed and released. As for the car, the body damage is there, but there is no structural damage.
Koenigsegg has also revealed in an Instagram post that the car belonged to none other than Manny Khoshbin. However, because of the accident, they will be building him another Agera RS. As for the crashed car, they will repair the car and keep it as a demo car. Could this be the first test car with gold leaf detailing?