The Rimac Concept One electric supercar has made its international debut at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. This is the car that was previewed a few times in the lead up to the unveiling, boasting an 800kW/3800Nm electric drivetrain.
The Rimac Concept One was designed by Adriano Mudri and showcases a very low profile carbon fibre body in a traditional GT coupe layout. The concept also uses slimline futuristic LED lighting front and rear and an interior that was designed by ex-Pininfarina artist group Vilner.
It’s what’s underneath the Rimac that has attracted the most attention though. The concept features a full electric powertrain which comprises four electric motors, one mounted at each wheel. Each motor combines to produce a whopping 800kW of power and 3800Nm of torque.
Rimac says the electric motors are powerful enough to take the Concept One from 0-100km/h in just 2.8 seconds, and take the elegant coupe on to a top speed off 305km/h. This would certainly make it the fastest electric vehicle around.
Unlike other electric vehicles, the Rimac’s range is a little more practical, offering around 600km of driving before it needs to be plugged in for a recharge. It is able to achieve this through the use of a 92kWh battery pack, which is mounted under the body.
At this stage, there are no immediate plans for production, but the Croatian company is looking for investors to get this exceptionally fast supercar onto the market. What do you think? Would you like one?
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