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Koenigsegg Regera: 1960s style and 21st century tech (pictures)

The latest creation from Swedish supercar maker Koenigsegg looks like a mod cruiser from the 1960s, yet hides a very powerful plug-in hybrid drivetrain.

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GENEVA -- Koenigsegg, a Swedish automaker, brought the Regera to the 2015 Geneva auto show.

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Regera is a two seater with a removable hard top.

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Lightweight materials, such as carbon fiber and Kevlar, make up the body.

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Unlike Koenigsegg's other models, which look like race cars, the Regera looks more like a cruiser.

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Underneath the skin is a gasoline-electric hybrid drivetrain producing 1,500 horsepower.

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The Regera boasts a twin turbo V-8 engine producing 1,100 horsepower, and three electric motors.

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The roof pieces can be added for all-weather use.

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Lightweight materials for the roof mean the weight distribution is only lightly affected with it on.

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An adaptive suspension adjusts for handling and ride quality.

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Thin supports for the side mirrors improve aerodynamics.

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Koenigsegg Aircore carbon fiber wheels help lighten the load.

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The Regera uses 19-inch wheels in front, and 20-inch wheels at the rear.

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Humps behind the seats promote aerodynamic performance and give the Regera 1960s style.

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A rear wing deploys at speed to add downforce to the rear wheels.

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A plug-in port at the rear lets owners charge up the car's 9 kilowatt-hour battery pack.

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Koenigsegg plans on a production run of 80 cars.

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The windshield curves around the cabin in dramatic fashion.

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Drivers can choose between wet, normal and track modes.

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An infotainment center in the cabin supports Apple CarPlay.

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The Regera will be a rare car to see on the street, but a treat for its lucky owners to drive.

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