Rimac offers first production Nevera electric supercar
RimacCroatian electric hypercar manufacturer, delivered its first product Nevera for a client – none other than former German-Finnish Formula One driver Nico Rosberg.
In a video uploaded to Mr Rosberg’s YouTube channel, we can see this Nevera Blacked out over the shiny aluminum wheels, and called ‘#001’.
Technically, there is a the previous Nevera production model was called ‘#000’ finished with Callisto Green exterior paint and will remain owned by Bugatti Rimac as showman and marketer.
As detailed earlier, Rimac was only planning to produce 150 Neveras in total, and they have already sold out. Each example will be tested and contracted by company founder Mate Rimac before final delivery.
While there are still examples of Rimac Nevera available for purchase, prices start at €2 million (A2.94 million USD).
At this stage, Rimac says it will ramp up production of the handcrafted Nevera up to 50 units per year.
Provided by a four . electric motor setting, Rimac Nevera produced another world 1427kW power and 2360Nm of torque. This is mated with a Lithium-manganese-nickel battery 120kWhdesigned in-house by Rimac, placed along the car’s central tunnel.
The Croatian hypercar maker claims the Nevera can accelerate from 0-100km/h in a frantic 1.85 seconds and reach a top speed of 412km/h.
It also claims Nevera has a bunch of 547km according to the WLTP test.
In the YouTube video, Mr. Rimac says that there are 14 cameras around Nevera so it can record itself without the need for GoPros.
Movie scenes appear to be able to be viewed and downloaded from a companion phone app.
In addition, Mr. Rimac said the company is still working on an automated track driving feature that will be included in a future software update.
The feature is still in development, Rimac said, but is now as fast as the company’s test drivers.
Bugatti CEO Rimac also repeats some previously reported claims about the next Bugatti supercarsays it will have a “very interesting internal combustion engine” and be “very much electrified”.
Mr Rimac also said the Chiron successor would be “the opposite of what you’d expect”, and Mr Rosberg hinted it was similar to Mercedes-AMG One in a brief, upbeat comment.
In addition to developing and currently producing Nevera, the Rimac Corporation, which includes Bugatti Rimac joint venture and Rimac technology electric vehicle (EV) division, is currently in the process of building a new €200 million ($293.95 million) headquarters in Zagreb, Croatia.
Dubbed Rimac campusit will serve as the company’s international research and development (R&D) and manufacturing base for all future Rimac products, including the current Nevera and its key components.
The company has broken ground and the headquarters will be completed by 2023.
The campus will also become the R&D home for future Bugatti models, but the French hypercar maker will continue to produce vehicles at its own production facilities.
On a total floor area of 112,980 square meters and a campus area of 197,575 square meters, the complex will feature an on-site test track, museum, design, engineering, production and testing facilities, as well as a showroom. “high-end custom”, bar, restaurant and retail space.
Rimac also announced there will be a gym and training center, nursery, auditorium, education room, rooftop garden, command center, VR room and several top-secret project rooms .
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