Koenigsegg and Polestar hint at 'something exciting' to come

We can put the speculation to rest: Both Polestar and Koenigsegg confirmed what's in the works.

Sean Szymkowski
It all started with Gran Turismo. From those early PlayStation days, Sean was drawn to anything with four wheels. Prior to joining the Roadshow team, he was a freelance contributor for Motor Authority, The Car Connection and Green Car Reports. As for what's in the garage, Sean owns a 2016 Chevrolet SS, and yes, it has Holden badges.
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Hmm, what do the two automakers have up their sleeves?


On Tuesday, two Swedish carmakers delivered a vague, yet possibly exciting announcement. The two automakers would be Polestar and Koenigsegg, and each took to social media to tease "something exciting."

All that came with the announcement were two photos. Koenigsegg's official Instagram account showed the front ends of the Gemera and the Polestar Precept concept. Meanwhile, Polestar's official account posted a photo of both cars' rumps. The latter's post also said "something interesting" is brewing on the west coast of Sweden, where both automakers are based.

While we originally speculated this announcement could relate to a number of things, both Koenigsegg and Polestar confirmed with Roadshow this is merely for a "video initiative" that will focus on the Precept concept and the Gemera. Both cars were meant to have big, splashy debuts at the 2020 Geneva Motor Show, but the coronavirus pandemic caused the show to be scrapped.

We'll see the video content debut later this month, according to both companies.

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Update, June 4: Adds information to clarify the upcoming announcement from both companies.

First published June 3.