Rimac Nevera Breaks 23 Performance Records

Rimac Nevera Breaks 23 Performance Records

The all-electric Rimac Nevera has set a new 0-400-0 km/h (0-249-0 mph) benchmark on the same day that it set another 22 acceleration and braking records.

Widely regarded as the ultimate test of hypercar straight line performance, the 0-400-0 km/h (0-249-0 mph) record is a test of acceleration, aerodynamics, top speed and stopping power. And now the Nevera is the undisputed hypercar champion, with a new record time of 29.93 seconds – over a second quicker than the previous holder.

The records were broken at the Automotive Testing Papenburg (ATP) facility in Germany using its 4.0km (2.49-mile) straights, and independently verified by Dewesoft and RaceLogic. Both 3rd party verifiers had on-site teams to support the record braking activities and to ensure that their equipment is in perfect running order. During its record-breaking day, the Nevera even outperformed its own official specifications, recording 0-60mph in 1.74 seconds (compared with 1.85 seconds). All acceleration records were completed with a standard one-foot rollout and equipped with road-legal Michelin Cup 2 R tires on non-prepped asphalt.

The full list of records achieved is:

  • 0-60 mph: 1.74 seconds
  • 0-100 km/h: 1.82 seconds
  • 0-200 km/h: 4.42 seconds
  • 0-300 km/h: 9.23 seconds
  • 0-400 km/h: 21.32 seconds
  • 100-200 km/h: 2.59 seconds
  • 200-300 km/h: 4.81 seconds
  • 200-250 km/h: 2.00 seconds
  • 100-0 km/h (distance): 29.12 meters
  • 0-100-0 km/h: 4.03 seconds
  • 0-200-0 km/h: 8.85 seconds
  • 0-300-0 km/h: 15.68 seconds
  • 0-400-0 km/h: 29.94 seconds
  • ¼ mile: 8.26 seconds
  • 1/8 mile: 5.46 seconds
  • ½ mile: 12.82 seconds
  • Standing mile: 20.62 seconds
  • 0-100 mph: 3.23 seconds
  • 0-120 mph: 4.19 seconds
  • 0-130 mph: 4.74 seconds
  • 0-250 mph: 21.89 seconds
  • 60-130 mph: 2.99 seconds
  • 0-200 mph: 10.86 seconds

For its historic day, this particular Rimac Nevera wore a livery created by the Rimac design team, inspired by the Rimac BMW e-M3, the brainchild of Mate Rimac and the car that inspired Mate to create Rimac Automobili. Back in 2011, the e-M3 thrust Rimac into the limelight by setting a number of Guinness and FIA-approved all-electric speed records. And now history repeats itself.

“Growing up I always looked at the cars that made history moving the bar for performance, in awe of the kind of revolutionary technology they brought to the road. That is what is driving me from day one – to develop new technology that redefines what is possible. Today, I am proud to say that the car we’ve created can get to 400km/h and back to 0 in less time than it took the McLaren F1 to accelerate up to 350km/h. And not only that, but it can do it again and again, breaking every other performance record in the process. If you had a Nevera and access to a track, you could do it too.”

– Mate Rimac, Founder and CEO of Rimac Automobili

Rimac Nevera Specifications

  • Powertrain: Four electric motors
  • Output: 1,914 hp 
  • Torque: 2,360 lb-ft 
  • 0-60 mph: 1.85 seconds
  • Top speed: 258 mph 
  • Range: 280 miles
  • Price: $2,050,500 
  • Limited Production: 150 cars

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