2021 Rimac Nevera electric hypercar revealed with sub-2.0 second acceleration

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2021 Rimac Nevera electric hypercar revealed with sub-2.0 second acceleration

The $3.2 million zero-emission Croatian hypercar will reportedly sprint from 0-100km/h in 1.97 seconds, on the way to a top speed of 412km/h.

The 2021 Rimac Nevera electric hypercar – the production version of the Croatian manufacturer’s 2018 C_Two concept – has been officially revealed, with near-mythical power and acceleration figures.

Drive comes from four individual electric motors – one paired to each wheel – and these deliver a combined 1427kW/2360Nm to the road, allowing the 0-100km/h sprint to be conquered in a record-shattering 1.97 seconds (claimed) on the way to a top speed of 412km/h.

It will reportedly climb from stationary to 300km/h in just 9.3 seconds. For reference, the 2011 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport took 17.1 seconds to reach the same speed.

When slowing back down again, a regenerative braking system pairs with six-piston electro-hydraulic callipers and 390mm Brembo carbon-ceramic disc brakes at each corner of the car.

Voltage is drawn from a 120kWh lithium-manganese-nickel battery developed in-house and integrated into the floor of the carbon-fibre monocoque body. This allows for a claimed driving range of 547km between charges.

Inside the tan leather-clad cabin, infotainment comes via two touchscreen displays and a digital instrument cluster.

Priced from €2 million (AU$3.2 million), just 150 examples are reportedly slated for production.

However, multiple other coachbuilders and manufacturers – including Pininfarina and potentially Bugatti – are building next-generation models underpinned by the Nevera platform.

William Davis has been writing for Drive since July 2020, covering news and current affairs across the automotive industry. He has has a special knack getting under the skin of industry trends, autonomous technology, electric vehicle regulations, and local environmental policy. As the newest addition to the Drive team, William was brought onboard for his attention to detail, writing skills, and youthful enthusiasm. Despite writing for a diverse range of outlets – including the Australian Financial Review, Robb Report, and Property Observer since completing his media degree at Macquarie University, William has always had a passion for cars.


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