• The Nevera uses four electric motors that generate 1 427kW and 2 360Nm.
• It has a blistering top speed of 412km/h and accelerates from 0-100km/h in 1.85-seconds.
• Production will be limited to 150 units, each personally signed by Rimac Automobili Founder and CEO Mate Rimac.
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Just when you think automakers are simmering down their efforts where performance cars are concerned, Croatian-based brand Rimac Automobili drops the all-electric Nevera hypercar, laying testament to the new era of motoring.
The manic part of this car is its four electric motors that generate an insane 1 427kW and 2 360Nm. It also has a blistering top speed of 412km/h and does the 0-100km/h jaunt in a mere 1.85-seconds. The front and rear wheels are each connected to a pair of single-speed gearboxes, with power sent to all four wheels via Rimac's All-Wheel Torque Vectoring 2 (R-AWTV 2) system that replaces the traditional Electronic Stability Program and traction control systems.
Raising the bar
Production will be limited to 150 units, each personally signed off by Rimac Automobili Founder and CEO Mate Rimac.
Mate Rimac says: "This is it. This is the car I had in mind when I embarked on the 'impossible' journey ten years ago. All our hard work has resulted in the Nevera – our record-breaking hypercar. This car was born to outperform and raise the bar, redefining the norm for performance cars. And not only in performance – but as an all-around package."
In its design, the principle of aerodynamics plays a big part as components like air diffusers, intakes, splitters and radiators vastly improve airflow and efficiency. The body also comprises of 2 200 carbon fibre plys and 222 aluminium inserts.
It features unique butterfly doors and a set of lightweight, forged alloy wheels that channel cooling air to the 390mm Brembo CCMR carbon-ceramic brake discs and six-piston callipers.
The Nevera's electric powertrain consists of a liquid-cooled, 120kWh, 6 960-cell battery that was designed from scratch by the brand that is capable of producing 1.4MW of power. Furthermore, the Lithium/Manganese/Nickel battery adds 37% structural stiffness to the carbon fibre monocoque, resulting in a 48/52 front/rear weight distribution.
Under the body is a double-wishbone suspension with electronically controlled dampers while the driver can also adjust the ride height. It also uses the latest electric power steering with steer-by-wire function, enabling adaptive driver-feedback, depending on the seven different driving modes on offer.
The driver can choose from Comfort, Custom, Drift, Range, Sport, Track modes.
The Nevera also comes with the world's first AI (Artificial Intelligence) Driver Coach that uses 12 ultrasonic sensors, 13 cameras, 6 radars, and the latest NVIDIA Pegasus operating system that enables drivers to get the most out of the performance car.
Inside is a trio of high-definition TFT screens, Tactile billet aluminium rotary controls and switches – including three displays with rotating control. Owners can track live data, such as GPS location, charging speed and battery status, while also using it to analyse driving performance, metrics and map previews on Android & iOS.
It will be available in GT, Signature, Timeless editions, while customers can choose to go Bespoke. As part of the customer journey, each Nevera owner will be invited to Croatia to design their car to their exacting requirements.