KOENIGSEGG ACTUALLY SAVES MONEY 3D-PRINTING PARTS OF ITS NEW HYPERCAR, THE ONE:1

Koenigsegg has gone from sketches on napkins to making some of the quickest cars money can purchase.Just how has it achieved this at the face of marquees like Ferrari, Porsche, and Lamborghini?

Swedish authorities financing? The favor of mighty gods? It is possible — particularly the second one.

What we can say for certain is that they have been ready — from the start — to take risks on new technology. And on the One:1 that technologies is 3D printing.In the latest installment of a series documenting the growth of the 1:1, founder Christian Von Koenigsegg explains how his company has made 3D printing an integral part of its process.

If you are GM or Volkswagen you can have a group of ten spend six months designing a gas pedal at a facility devoted to the objective. However, if you are Koenigsegg you’ve got only 50 workers you do not have that luxury and you need to be creative.

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