Why does the Koenigsegg Regera have Paddles if it has no Gearbox?

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A question being asked by many; why does the new Koenigsegg Regera that features direct drive and therefore no gearbox, still have paddles behind the steering wheel?

I posed the question to the company’s founder, Christian von Koenigsegg and here is the explanation.

Thanks for watching, Tim

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