Geneva 2018: Croatian Car Manufacturer Rimac showed their Hyper-Electric car with 1914 hp
The numbers that was shown by the Croatian car manufacturer Rimac where dominating, for every other internal combustion engine in the car industry. With power of 1914 hp, 2300 nm of torque and a top speed of 412 km/h.
The CEO and Founder of Croatian car manufacturer Mate Rimac said that they where facing so many challenges building this perfect hyper-electric car to become one of the best-selling electric vehicles in the same segment as the Tesla Roadstar. He confirmed that everything they build in this C_Two model was nothing taken from its previous model the Rimac C_One, every peace, exterior body and even the interior was built from scratch.
Exterior Design and Performance of the Rimac C_Two
The Rimac C_Two has a full carbon fiber monocoque with a bonded carbon roof and aluminium bottom, front and rear structures with integrated battery pack, in terms of specs this ”beast” has a 120 kWh battery capacity module that is specially designed to have a water cooling system.
This system keeps the temperature low in order to have the maximum performance of the C_Two in constant, in fact Mate Rimac said that this specific model can spin Nurburgring two times with maximum performance and speed without lower the performance of the vehicle because of the thermal degradation. Rimac C_Two has a all-wheel drive power-train with one speed automatic gearbox on the front wheel wheels and two gears on the rear wheels which are changing in addition to reach maximum speed.
Technology used in Rimac C_Two
This C_Two model has a unique electric power-train with 4 electric motors driving the car, in fact one electrical motor for each wheel. According to NEDC the Rimac C_Two has a driving range of 650 km which is excellent for a hyper-car with that much power, but this number will basically fall down with the new WLTP standards, however with the technology for a hyper-car this vehicle will dominate the speedy roads, and bring safety to driver and passengers. With 8 cameras surrounding the vehicle, two LIDAR devices, 12 Ultrasonic sensors and a GPS receiver built inside the vehicle, in addition to give enhanced level 4 of autonomous drive.
Interior of the Rimac C_Two
Like the exterior the interior is build from scratch too, everything that we saw from the previous model of the former hyper car the C_Two is designed totally new. It has sporty style multi-functional leather steering wheel, with nice soft touch material dashboard, fully led digital cluster and info display screen in the center console, leather sporty seats and lot more. They announce that only 150 samples of this model will be made so far and with a price of 1.7 million dollars.