Electric hypercar manufacturer Rimac Automobili shared news of completing winter testing of its 1,914 horsepower Nevera EV. The two weeks of vigorous testing near the Arctic Circle in Sweden mark one of the last validation tests for the Rimac Nevera ahead of deliveries within “the next couple of months.”
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Electric hypercar manufacturer Rimac Automobili recently completed the final crash test for its upcoming Nevera EV, capping off a four-year process to achieve global approval and market access. With the completion of this final test, Rimac Automobili can move forward toward production and deliveries to those 150 fortunate people who hold reservations.
rimac automobili Stories November 24, 2021
Electric hypercar manufacturer Rimac Automobili has officially begun erecting its new €200 million ($224 million) headquarters in Zagreb, Croatia, after breaking ground months ago. According to Rimac Group, the state-of-the-art R&D and production facilities will combine to make the campus one of the largest in Europe when it’s completed in 2023.
rimac automobili Stories June 1, 2021
Rimac is today announcing the Nevera, the next evolution and production version of its Concept_Two electric hypercar.
rimac automobili Stories April 26, 2021
Rimac has released a very impressive video of its Concept_Two electric hypercar completing a quarter-mile drag race in only 8.9 seconds.
rimac automobili Stories March 8, 2021
Porsche announced that it made another investment in Rimac, a Croatia-based electric hypercar maker, and it now increases its stake in the company to almost 25%.
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Volkswagen is reportedly considering selling Bugatti to Rimac in a deal to own a bigger stake in the Croatian electric hypercar maker.
rimac automobili Stories September 6, 2019
A year after first investing in the electric supercar maker, Porsche announces that it is increasing its stake in Rimac. expand full story
rimac automobili Stories May 14, 2019
Hyundai and Kia have been getting more serious about electric cars lately, with the new Kona, Niro and Soul EVs coming out all as good packages at reasonable prices. But none of these are performance monsters, moreso regular, everyday, utility cars.
That all seems to change starting today, as the two companies announced an 80 million Euro ($90m) investment into Rimac Automobili, the Croatian supercar maker behind the Rimac Concept_One and upcoming Concept_Two. The intent is to collaborate on the production of two high-performance electric sportscars, one of which will debut under Hyundai’s “N” brand and the other which will use fuel cell technology.
rimac automobili Stories August 20, 2018
A few months after unveiling its new Concept_Two all-electric hypercar, Rimac is bringing the car to the US for the first time and unveiling a new ‘California edition’. expand full story
rimac automobili Stories July 5, 2018
Rimac, the all-electric hypercar manufacturer now partly owned by Porsche, confirmed that it is behind the electric powertrain of the all-electric racecar of SEAT’s new brand CUPRA: the CUPRA e-Racer.
The vehicle is presented as “the first completely electric touring-class race car.” expand full story
rimac automobili Stories June 20, 2018
Rimac, the maker of insanely powerful all-electric hypercars, is adding another big name to its list of shareholders: Porsche.
The German automaker has confirmed that it has taken a minority but still significant 10% stake in the company. expand full story
rimac automobili Stories March 6, 2018
After a few months of teasing, Rimac has finally unveiled its latest all-electric hypercar with specs just as crazy as Tesla’s new Roadster.
According to the company, the ‘Concept_Two’ will accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 1.85 seconds. expand full story
rimac automobili Stories February 12, 2018
Rimac has been teasing its new hypercar, another all-electric vehicle built from the ground up by the Croatian company to follow the Concept_One, over the last few months.
Now the specs have reportedly been revealed ahead of the official unveiling and unfortunately, it doesn’t seem to compete with the upcoming next-gen Tesla Roadster. expand full story
rimac automobili Stories January 24, 2018
After Tesla unveiled its next-gen Roadster prototype and set a new benchmark for hypercars, Rimac, which has been known as the leader in all-electric hypercars, announced that it’s working on its own next-generation entry in the segment.
Now, the company unveils new teaser images of the upcoming vehicle. expand full story
rimac automobili Stories December 1, 2017
Rimac, a Croatian electric vehicle startup, has long been a leader in electric hypercars with the Concept-One. Tesla disrupted that market with the unveiling of its next-gen Roadster last month and setting the bar for any upcoming electric hypercar – or any supercar really.
But Rimac is now about ready to answer with a new hypercar. The company released a teaser (pictured above and below) of the vehicle to be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March. expand full story
rimac automobili Stories June 28, 2017
Matte Rimac, CEO of Rimac, and Richard Hammond, host of Amazon Prime’s The Grand Tour, gave an interview about what happened earlier this month when Hammond crashed down a hill in Switzerland while testing the company’s all-electric supercar, the Concept_One. expand full story
rimac automobili Stories June 10, 2017
While filming the second season of the Amazon Prime’s The Grand Tour in Switzerland earlier today, ex-Top Gear host Richard Hammond crashed a $1 million Rimac Concept_One all-electric supercar.
Fortunately, Hammond reportedly “suffered no serious injury”, but the rare vehicle was completely destroyed. expand full story
rimac automobili Stories April 18, 2017
This year one of the sleekest, sexiest cars at the New York International Autoshow has to be the Concept One from Rimac. It is labeled as the first fully electric hypercar and was first introduced in 2011. The final version that you see here made its debut at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. We had a chance to do quick interview with Monika Mikac, COO of Rimac Automobili, during this year’s show.
rimac automobili Stories April 11, 2017
During the 2015 and 2016 editions of the famous Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Challenge, Croatian electric hypercar maker Rimac partnered with Team APEV and MONSTER SPORT, led by the racing legend Nobuhiro “Monster” Tajima, to build a 1.1 MW all-electric racecar.
Today, they released a really interesting video that chronicles the journey of building and racing that car. expand full story
rimac automobili Stories March 7, 2017
All-electric hypercar maker Rimac is at the Geneva Motor Show today to unveil the latest version of its Concept_One and to announce new distribution deals in Europe, Middle-East and the USA.
The 2018 model year Concept_One features an upgraded powertrain that makes the already insane performance of the all-electric vehicle even more impressive. expand full story
rimac automobili Stories February 16, 2017
Almost all supercars, or what are now referred to as “hypercars”, are coming out with at least some form of electric powertrain these days, like the Ferrari LaFerrari, McLaren P1, or the Porsche 918 Spyder.
Aston Martin with its upcoming new AM-RB 001 hypercar in partnership with Red Bull Advanced Technologies is apparently no exception and will have a hybrid powertrain. The British automaker announced this week that the battery pack of its hybrid system will be manufactured by none other than Rimac, the maker of the all-electric Concept_One supercar. expand full story
rimac automobili Stories February 3, 2017
Despite having first unveiled the all-electric Concept_One supercar in 2011, only a handful of units ever made their way to customers. The company first announced entering production in 2013 and a few customers took delivery, but then they made improvements to the car and claimed that 2016 was their first full year of production.
They are only now starting to deliver those “production Concept_One” units and a company official says they plan on delivering 8 units. expand full story
rimac automobili Stories January 15, 2017
The Bugatti Veyron is often considered the ‘best supercar ever made‘ by petrol-heads and it even won ‘Car of the Decade’ by Top Gear, which is why it’s interesting to put it against an all-electric supercar.
Rimac took the challenge with its Concept_One and won a drag race against a Veyron. expand full story
rimac automobili Stories December 21, 2016
Last month, we reported that the Croatia-based all-electric supercar maker Rimac Automobili was in the process of raising a significant round of financing to support its development work for OEMs. The company is now teasing some “secret projects” with other automakers as it expands its production facility. expand full story
rimac automobili Stories November 4, 2016
Rimac Automobili is best known for being the maker of the all-electric 1 MW supercar, Concept_One, but the small Croatian company is slowly positioning itself as a supplier for automakers that want to make performance electric cars.
Now a Rimac executive is teasing a new round of investment to finance mass production of Rimac’s battery and powertrain technologies to supply OEMs. expand full story
rimac automobili Stories October 10, 2016
With the release of the Tesla Model S P100D in August, and deliveries last month I knew it was time to RIP combustion engines on the supercar circuit. The P100D hits 60mph in 2.5 seconds and hits a quarter mile in just over 10 seconds. The Model S also seats as many people (7) as a minivan, is very street smart and it part of a large and growing production line vs. the typical supercar which are only hand made in batches of 100 or so. Imagine if you built a limited production electric car optimized just for speed and not carrying a whole family.
Enter the Rimac Concept One.
rimac automobili Stories October 6, 2016
Rimac is better known for building the Concept_One, a $1-million all-electric supercar, but the company also builds high-end electric bikes called ‘Greyp’. This week, they unveiled the latest version of the Greyp and it has even crazier specs than the previous versions. expand full story
rimac automobili Stories August 16, 2016
British racer and YouTuber Archie Hamilton went all the way to Croatia in order to put a Tesla Model S P90D and a LaFerrari against Rimac’s Concept_One on the 1/4 mile. Unsurprisingly for those familiar with the all-electric Concept_One, it easily won all the runs. expand full story
rimac automobili Stories February 24, 2016
As we reported last week, although we have been hearing less about them lately, Rimac Automobili has been hard at work and the Crotia-based electric automaker grew from 20 to 150 employees during the past 2 year, with now plans to go on a hiring spree and double its headcount in 2016.
Now the automaker is ready to show off its hard work at the Geneva Motors Show next week, where it will debut the “production version” of the Concept_One all-electric supercar, which the company is now calling a “hypercar”. expand full story
rimac automobili Stories February 19, 2016
We rarely hear about Rimac Automobili and its all-electric supercar Concept_one anymore, but rest assured, the company is alive and well. The Crotia-based electric automaker grew from 20 to 150 employees during the past 2 years and now plans to go on a hiring spree and double its headcount in 2016.
In order to let more people know about what they are working on, the company has been releasing videos lately and its latest highlights the Concept_one’s all wheel torque vectoring system. expand full story
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If you know of Rimac Automobili, it’s probably for being the maker of the Concept One electric supercar, but the Croatian car company is also the maker of the little known Greyp G12, a high performance electric bike. Performance comes at a price, the G12 starts at 6,500 EUR ($7,200 US), but the bike is equipped with a 1.3 kWh and a battery management system (BMS) based on the knowledge acquired during the conception of Rimac’s $1 million electric supercar. expand full story