The electric supercar company from Croatia – Rimac Automobili, introduced its second electric car model, the C_Two in 2018 as a display car. After three years of development, the C_Two is finally complete and ready for customers under the trade name Rimac Nevera.
The name Nevera is named after the Mediterranean people call extremely strong sea storms, bringing rain and lots of lightning unexpectedly to this area. With Nevera, this electric supercar will bring a feeling of excitement in a completely new way, an experience of high-performance electric cars from the future.
Upgraded design, proactively optimizing aerodynamics
Compared to the Rimac C_Two concept, the commercial Nevera has many upgrades in the exterior as well as aerodynamic aspects. Thanks to these upgrades, the efficiency of airflow through the vehicle is increased by 34% compared to before. To achieve that, the Croatian car company had to balance the shape of the bonnet as well as the cockpit pillars. Aerodynamic details such as diffuser, air splitter, and radiator have also been redesigned for more optimal operation. In addition, redesigning the air vents and air intake paths to the radiator helps them perform 30% better in terms of brake and engine heat dissipation at low speeds and 7% better at high speeds.
However, the most impressive thing about Nevera’s exterior design is the ability to adjust the mode of creating pressure or reducing traction through active aerodynamic details on the exterior. These details are operated through the vehicle’s driving modes. In reduced drag mode, this electric supercar reduces aerodynamic drag by 17.5%, creating a wind resistance coefficient of only 0.3. On the contrary, in pressure mode, the details will be activated to provide 326% higher pressure than in normal mode.
1,914 horsepower – maximum speed 412 km/h
Rimac equips its Nevera hypercar with four individually researched and developed electric motors, located at each wheel with a total system capacity of 1,914 horsepower and maximum possible torque of 1,914 horsepower. 2,360 Nm. Providing energy for the electric motor system is a Lithium/Magnesium/Nickel battery pack, liquid-cooled with a capacity of 120 kWh. This battery block is designed in an H shape, integrated into the monocoque frame of the cockpit to help create the lowest possible center of gravity for the vehicle.
With this battery, the Revera is capable of traveling up to 547 km per charge. In terms of performance, the company says it is capable of accelerating from 0 to 96 km/h in 1.85 seconds, to 160 km/h in 4.3 seconds, to 300 km/h in 9.3 seconds. when reaching a maximum speed of 412 km/h. The car can also complete a ¼ mile sprint in 8.6 seconds.
Rimac says that Nevera’s carbon fiber monocoque frame is designed in conjunction with the battery pack to create an extremely sturdy structure, achieving torsional stiffness of up to 70,000 Nm/degree. The battery alone contributes 37% of this stiffness. At the same time, the H-shaped design also helps achieve a better center of gravity and provides a weight distribution ratio of 48/52.
The Nevera is designed with the style of a high-end and low-end grand tourer, but that does not mean that it lacks the precision of a hypercar for the track. To help the car “transform” better in all situations, the manufacturer from Croatia has equipped the car with up to 7 driving modes, including Comfort, Range, Sport, Track, Drift and two customized modes for allowing riders to set the style they desire.
High-class cockpit with AI Driver Coach technology
Rimac Nevera is the first car in the world equipped with driver assistance technology with artificial intelligence AI Driver Coach. This technology automatically balances performance and provides guidance to help drivers improve performance on the track. This system will include 12 ultrasonic sensors, 13 cameras and 6 radars located throughout the vehicle, operated by the NVIDIA Pegasus operating system to scan the racetrack environment. From the information obtained, the car will give instructions about the route, acceleration point, braking and steering angle. This function will be available in 2022 and will be wirelessly updated to the vehicle’s system.
The cockpit of this car model has three large high-resolution screens, used as the dashboard, entertainment screen and passenger screen. The dashboard has many details such as control knobs and air conditioning vents made of plated aluminum. Customers can customize their Revera into a unique version through the options the company offers.
Price: 2.4 million USD, limited to 150 pieces
Rimac Revera is produced in a limited quantity of only 150 units with a starting price of 2.4 million USD. The car is sold with available configurations including GT, Signature and Timeless.
“With its combination of everyday usability and 1,914 horsepower, the Nevera proves the feasibility of a car that is not limited by technology, development and ambition,” CEO and founder, Mr. Mate Rimac shared in the announcement. “We have now introduced a car that takes the hypercar segment to a new level, we have used the full potential of today’s electric drive systems, proving what we have always said – electric hypercars , in the form of Nevera, is beyond amazing and it’s fun and it’s as exciting on the track as it is across the continent.”