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GM agrees with him cede Koenigsegg Saab

Finally, it is practically certain that the Swedish Koenigsegg Group will soon become the new owner of manufacturer Saab. This means that it will remain a wholly Swedish society.

However, before this saga ends, it appears that the agreement between the two groups must be accompanied by a loan from the European Investment Bank estimated at 500 million euros and must obtain the approval of the Swedish government . For some, it is the formality of a perilous course, but should still get the same Swedish group has become the new owner of all the assets of Saab and by the end of the year.

Although the new company General Motors-separates from the totality of the capital of Saab, it is all the same REMAINED partner to better take advantage of technologies Swedish manufacturer, especially in terms of its four-cylinder engines, which are not pitted worms ...

Saab is indebted to the hilt

It is estimated that the Swedish manufacturer carries on his shoulders debts that exceed 9.7 billion U.S. dollars, of which nearly one-third have been contracted during his years under the yoke of General-Motors. There are more than 3,000 employees who earn their living from the manufacturer Saab and the takeover of the latter by the Koenigsegg Group should guarantee their jobs for many years yet.

Do you know the manufacturer Koenigsegg?

This is a very small Swedish manufacturer and mainly independent which since 1994 has manufactured this piece of cars at once extravagant and lightning, some have even beaten the world speed records. In 2005, a Koenigsegg CCR reached a speed of 388.87 km / h, beating the record established by a McLaren F1. Two years later, a model CCXR has succeeded in reaching an incredible speed 418.11 km / h, coming and eclipse the record obtained at the wheel of a Bugatti Veyron 16.4 with its Audi W16 engine claw.

The workshop Koenigsegg has forty employees who produce twenty exceptional cars, individually assembled annually and whose price exceeds the widely million.

For example, the 2009 range of cars Koenigsegg consists of two models was breathtaking. The cutting CCX said entry-level V8 is powered by a 4.7-liter engine that develops 806 horsepower, while the CCXR model has a 5.0-liter V8, whose power reached 1,018 horses. The engines are just places behind the bucket seats. This year, they are a little more respectful of the environment, can drink biofuels (Gasoline / ethanol tablet).

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