Hypercar producer, Rimac Automobili, right this moment unveiled the manufacturing model of the C_Two, now changing into the Nevera. This is an all-electric, 1914hp, 258mph, €2 million ($2.four million) hypercar designed and engineered to unleash a stage of efficiency solely dreamed about by gasoline powered automobiles.
The Nevera is the production-ready iteration of the Rimac C_Two idea automobile, which was revealed on the International Geneva Motor Show in 2018. Since then, Rimac’s engineers have refined their new flagship on each stage throughout an in depth improvement program, within the pursuit of the last word electrical hypercar driving expertise. With nearly all of key parts of the Nevera developed in-house at Rimac’s HQ in Croatia, all methods have been improved and enhanced because the preliminary prototypes to ship on the bold efficiency targets set for at first of the mission in 2018.
“This is it. This is the automobile I had in thoughts once I launched into the ‘not possible’ journey ten years in the past. All our onerous work has resulted within the Nevera – our record-breaking hypercar. This automobile was born to outperform, and to boost the bar, redefining the norm for efficiency vehicles. And not solely in efficiency – however as an all-around bundle.
We shall be making simply 150 examples of the Nevera, each single unit crafted in Croatia from ardour and admiration for vehicles.” – Mate Rimac, Founder and CEO of Rimac Automobili.
A Croatian success story
Inspired by the genius of fellow-Croatian, engineer and futurist Nikola Tesla, Mate Rimac undertook his first electrical mission when he transformed his 1984 BMW three Series E30 to battery energy on the age of 20 in his storage in 2008. He based Rimac Automobili in 2009, and simply 11 years later, the corporate celebrated hiring its 1000th worker.
Unencumbered by legacy and a number of layers of procedures and protocol, Rimac’s agile method has delivered spectacular progress in an extremely brief time. Today, the corporate develops high-performance electrical drivetrain and battery methods for most of the world’s largest automotive producers. Its prospects embrace Aston Martin, Porsche, Pininfarina, Hyundai, Kia, Koenigsegg, Renault, Cupra and plenty of extra. In protecting with its continued progress, the corporate lately introduced its plans for a brand new, state-of-the-art residence – a 200 million euro, 200,000 sq. meter Rimac Campus, which is able to present a house for two,500 workers on the outskirts of Zagreb and the manufacturing of its hypercars and analysis and improvement of modern electrical know-how tasks.
Named After a Force of Nature
The Rimac Nevera bears a proud Croatian title and one that really displays the prodigious efficiency the automobile can unleash within the blink of an eye fixed. The title given by the locals to a fast, sudden and mighty Mediterranean storm, that races throughout the open sea off Croatia, a nevera is extraordinarily highly effective and charged by lightning.
Appearing with distinctive velocity and efficiency, Rimac’s next-generation hypercar shares the Nevera’s title and appears set to depart a equally disruptive impact on the worldwide hypercar market. And, just like the drive of nature it's named after, it's simply as adept at remodeling its character straight away – from assured and cozy grand tourer to ultra-focused efficiency machine.
World’s Most Advanced Monocoque Construction
Nevera’s groundbreaking monocoque, developed by the previous C_Two Chief Engineer Daniele Giachi, features a bonded carbon roof, built-in structural battery pack and rear carbon subframe, is forming the biggest single carbon fibre piece in the complete automotive business. Weighing lower than 200kg and using 2200 carbon fibre plys and 222 aluminium inserts, the monocoque encases the automobile’s battery to kind a compact but extremely robust construction with a torsional stiffness of 70.000 Nm/diploma. The stage of unmatched power and security this offers has contributed to the Nevera assembly strict world homologation requirements, and delivering essentially the most inflexible construction of any automobile ever made.
Driving The Future
The key to the Nevera’s distinctive efficiency is Rimac’s pioneering electrical powertrain. Every element of the Nevera’s electrical powertrain has been exhaustively reworked since its inception to ship extra torque, better efficiency and enhanced effectivity.
The distinctive H-shaped, liquid-cooled, 120kWh, 6960-cell battery was designed from scratch by Rimac and sits on the very coronary heart of the Nevera. Capable of manufacturing 1.4MW of energy, the Lithium/Manganese/Nickel battery additionally types an integral a part of the automobile’s core, including 37 per cent structural stiffness to the carbon fibre monocoque. The battery’s optimum positioning low and central inside the automobile’s flooring contributes to an ultra-low centre of gravity. This helps create a wonderful 48/52 entrance/rear weight distribution and the very best dealing with steadiness.
Developments of the superior battery cooling system have made it much more environment friendly because the introduction of the C_Two, enabling extra energy to be delivered for better intervals. Four bespoke surface-mounted everlasting magnet motors drive the Nevera’s 4 wheels individually. Together, they permit 1914hp and 2360Nm of torque, which is triple the output of a ‘typical–engined’ supercar. The entrance and rear wheels are every linked to a pair of single-speed gearboxes.
Capable of immediately summoning most torque from zero RPM, the Nevera’s electrical motors are 97 per cent environment friendly – in contrast with 40 per cent for the simplest inside combustion engines – and utterly maintenance-free all through their working life.
Out of This World Acceleration
With the power to dash from zero to 60mph in 1.85 seconds and proceed the acceleration all the best way to a 412 km/h (258mph) prime velocity, the Nevera opens up a brand new dimension in hypercar efficiency. Accelerating from relaxation to 161 km/h (100 mph) requires simply four.three seconds and it maintains its eye-widening acceleration all through a full-throttle cycle, attaining 186mph (300 km/h) from relaxation in simply 9.three seconds, shredding an entire 2.5 seconds from the preliminary targets. Finally, it achieves a record-breaking eight.6 seconds quarter-mile time.
Perfect Power Delivery, Impeccable Stopping Power
Rimac’s All-Wheel Torque Vectoring 2 (R-AWTV 2) system replaces conventional Electronic Stability Program and Traction Control methods to additional bolster grip and traction. The Nevera’s R-AWTV 2 system permits infinitely variable dynamic responses to street and observe circumstances by calibrating the quantity of torque equipped to every wheel. R-AWTV 2 calculates the exact stage of torque to channel via every wheel for final stability and distinctive agility. Both predictive and responsive, R-AWTV reads the street and makes over 100 calculations per second to tailor the extent of torque to realize the specified driving type.
Depending on the driving mode chosen, the R-AWTV 2 know-how can allow the Nevera to be drifted sideways or present optimum ranges of all-wheel-drive grip, traction and security – regardless of how difficult the street and climate circumstances. Thanks to a four-individual-motor drivetrain, the driving force can even change the torque distribution, and personalize the efficiency supply even additional, for a totally bespoke drive – starting from entrance to rear wheel drive biased automobile.
The Nevera can be geared up with cutting-edge braking know-how. A fancy electro-hyrdaulic brake booster with brake pedal really feel simulator distributes the braking drive between the friction brakes and electrical powertrain, relying on the battery, powertrain and brake state. For occasion – it dissipates kinetic vitality via the friction brakes if the battery is near its thermal limits, or prompts extra regenerative braking in case the friction brakes are scorching. All these transitions ought to stay within the background, not noticeable to the driving force. This permits the Nevera to make the best use of regenerative braking of some other automobile available on the market now. In addition to a most range-enhancing regenerative braking of 300 kW offered by the electrical motors, substantial stopping energy comes from 390 mm Brembo CCMR carbon-ceramic brake discs and six-piston calipers. Combined they supply constant, fade-free and exceptionally highly effective braking, even when the automobile is subjected to excessive forces on the observe.
Relaxed Grand Tourer with Track Attack Precision
Double wishbone suspension with electronically managed dampers and lively experience top adjustment offers a mixture of a clean and cozy experience, exemplary physique management and ultra-agile dealing with.
Further emphasising Rimac’s technology-first method, the Nevera utilises the very newest electrical energy steering with steer-by-wire perform, enabling adaptive driver-feedback, relying on the drive mode. Additionally, it really works as a drive-by-wire system when in Driver Coach mode to exhibit optimum racing strains and car management to the driving force.
Rimac’s versatile and responsive R-AWTV 2 system permits drivetrain calibration for the Nevera to facilitate any driving type via seven totally different driving modes.
For a really participating drive on the street, SPORT mode sharpens the response of the throttle, brakes, suspension and steering, whereas DRIFT mode provides extra torque to the rear wheels to intensify oversteer and assist maintain the automobile in a managed energy slide on the observe. COMFORT mode strikes an ideal steadiness between a calming experience, effectivity and driving pleasure, whereas RANGE mode permits the Nevera to realize most mileage from every battery cost. In skilled palms, TRACK mode units the Nevera to full, unrestrained configuration to assist drivers exploit the automobile’s full potential. Finally, two CUSTOM modes allow drivers to entry their private, pre-selected efficiency traits.
World’s First AI Driving Coach
To allow drivers of all skills to extract most efficiency from the Nevera and assist them additional develop their observe driving abilities, Rimac has developed the world’s first AI (Artificial Intelligence) Driver Coach. Adding a brand new, immersive dimension to the driving expertise, Nevera’s Driver Coach evaluates efficiency and offers steerage to optimise and improve the driving force’s on-track efficiency.
By accessing 12 ultrasonic sensors, 13 cameras, 6 radars, and the very newest NVIDIA Pegasus working system, the Rimac Driving Coach provides a further, immersive expertise behind the wheel. The system overlays chosen race circuits in real-time, providing clear and exact audio and visible steerage, to allow drivers to excellent their racing strains, braking and acceleration factors and steering inputs.
Connectivity and Mobile App
Rimac M2M system delivers a wealth of real-time knowledge to the producer in addition to the proprietor. While the consumer is linked to the car via our intuitive cell app, the producer receives anonymized efficiency knowledge.
Using intuitive cell functions developed in-house at Rimac, Nevera homeowners can observe stay knowledge, corresponding to GPS location, charging velocity and battery standing whereas additionally utilizing it to analyse driving efficiency, metrics and map previews on Android and iOS.
Near-Unlimited Personalization Program
No two Neveras will depart the Rimac manufacturing unit wanting the identical or bearing the identical specification, due to prospects’ potential to select from a complete vary of bespoke trims and materials choices. In addition to the corporate’s premium particular person personalization program, Rimac will provide its flagship in varied editions: GT, Signature, Timeless or the shoppers can select to go Bespoke. Want so as to add devoted champagne storage within the rear so you'll be able to have a good time after smoking that gradual ass Ferrari SP90? You can do this!
As a part of the shopper journey, every Nevera proprietor shall be invited to Croatia to design his or her automobile to their exacting necessities. The Nevera itself shall be completely accessible via Rimac’s world seller companions community, taking in 19 websites and most of the world’s main cities throughout Europe, North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East and Asia.