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Rimac’s second electric hypercar teased ahead of Geneva debut

29th Jan 2018 7:00 am

Upcoming 'Concept Two' will be more comfortable and faster than the Concept One.


Rimac has now stated it will reveal its new hypercar at the Geneva motor show this year, revealing the car in a new preview video ahead of its launch.

Last year, the Croatian supercar firm confirmed a new model would arrive in 2018. At the time, Monika Mikac, the Croatian firm’s chief operating officer said the car will be more comfortable and expensive than the Concept One, but also capable of even better performance. Rimac also described the model as "a true game-changer".

With the working name Concept Two - it definitely won’t be called that, said Mikac - the model will be “comfortable luxury” and a little bit bigger than the Concept One but still a two-seater. There are no plans to build a four-seater.

She added that it will be “even more high-performance” than the Concept One. That car delivers 1,224hp and 1,600Nm of torque and has a 0-100kph sprint time of 2.5sec.

While only eight Concept Ones were built, plus two track-only Concept S models, the upcoming car will have a production run of 100. The Concept Two will still be “in a league with Pagani, Koenigsegg and Bugatti”, Mikac claimed.

It will also have more range than the current model – which has 330 kilometres depending on driving style – although Mikac acknowledged that range isn’t a major concern for its customers, given these cars aren’t used as daily drivers.

Following the launch of the coupé, there will be track and spider variants of the Concept Two arriving in the next few years.

Mikac said that any new cars will have the same design DNA as the Concept One. She pointed out that the side lines of the car are an homage to the neck tie, which was created by a Croatian and would continue to be seen on future models.

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