Gallery: Koenigsegg’s Quant Solar Supercar May Hit the Streets Soon

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Recently supercar company Koenigsegg revealed that it has obtained a controlling interest in Saab, and according to a Swedish website, their plan is to not just keep Saab running, but to use its facilities to manufacture the solar powered Quant supercar in the near future. The Koenigsegg Quant is a fully-electric four person solar powered vehicle with a top speed of 170 mph, and a 0 to 60 speed of around 5.2 seconds. The entire body is covered in a photovoltaic thin-film solar coating designed by NLV that powers the vehicle.

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  1. duketheduke October 28, 2009 at 3:00 am

    this car is one of the most expensive cars i have encountered. they have just released the CCX edition with a hefty price tag. Looks stylish, though. In fact, it has become subjects of koenigsegg wallpapers

  2. alexjameslowe June 23, 2009 at 12:12 pm

    We’ve been hearing about this thin-film solar stuff for a while- I’m so glad it’s actually in (or very close to) production, and it can look just like a regular car! The best thing is, that technology doesn’t have to be limited to cars. What if a type of thin-film solar material was developed that was robust enough that it could pave roads and highways? Too cool!

  3. crash courses June 23, 2009 at 11:27 am

    Wow!

    All i can say is what a car.

    Although it may not have the performance levels of its other brothers this car looks set to mark out the future of all performance cars.

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