Koenigsegg Jesko Shatters Lap Record at Gotland Ring

Maximizing Car Performance: Test Driver’s 90% Run

An inadvertent Koenigsegg Jesko Strike astonishingly set the lap record at Sweden’s 4.5 mile Gotland Ring race circuit. In a development that will leave people in awe, it clocked in at an unprecedented 2:56.97, surpassing the old mark by several seconds. Previously, a Porsche 911 GT3 RS MR attained the fastest lap at 3:04.83.

The amusing fact was that Jesko Attack’s Gotland Ring lap was primarily planned for introducing the capacity of the race-focused hypercar and filming of promotional footage. Comprehend what could have occurred if the Swedes had been to orchestrate a full-fledged attack. Koenigsegg trial driver Niklas Lilja was at the helm for achieving the record-setting lap.

KOENIGSEGG Jesko | Gotland Ring Lap Record

RaceLogic authenticated the new Gotland Ring record. The atmosphere was approximately 64 degrees Fahrenheit through the entirety of the lap and the vehicle incorporated the equivalent to 93 octane petrol, capabale of not operating at full capability. This fuel catalyzed the 5.0-liter twin-turbo V8 producing a whopping 1,281 horsepower and 738 lb-ft of torque; however by adding E85 ethanol, over 1,600 hp is feasible, resulting in a conservative figure. Even more impressive, the power-plant itself weighs merely 200 pounds and is one of the quickest-revving production motors ever made, second only to the GMA T.50’s Cosworth V12.

The powerful Jesko variant, dubbed the ‘Attack’, is fitted with a huge back wing in place of a streamlined fin, as well as featuring a significantly larger front splitter. Together, these modifications enable over 3,000 lbs of downforce to be produced.

In accordance with the Swedish motor producer, Lilja drove the car merely to roughly 90 percent of its potency, conveying that it has the capacity for an even quicker lap.

The Jesko’s masterful run around the Gotland Ring has people talking, with some believing it could even challenge the Nurburgring lap record. It appears that Christian von Koenigsegg is determined to show what his creation can do; therefore we will remain vigilant for more news.

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