Christian von Koenigsegg Can GPS Track All Koenigseggs From His Phone

Don't worry. It's not as creepy as it sounds.


When you buy an ultra-limited hypercar, you enjoy a closer relationship with its automaker than you would on a more run-of-the-mill car. Koenigsegg likes to keep close ties with its customers. How close? Well, company founder Christian von Koenigsegg can track all the GPS-equipped cars the automaker has built with an app on his phone. It's a lot less weird than it seems, though.

Koenigsegg , confirming its existence. The app allows the company boss to have better communication with his customers in developing hardware and software upgrades, troubleshooting problems, and creating a better ownership experience in general.

"It's technically possible to place a camera inside the vehicles and I could see the drivers, but that'd be creepy," Koenigsegg told Car Buzz. Creepy indeed.

One has to wonder, though, if it's theoretically possible for Koenigsegg to be subpoenaed by a court to release this GPS data. A highly unlikely scenario, but in the abundance of caution, don't use your Koenigsegg as an escape vehicle for a bank robbery.

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