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The Rimac Nevera is the fastest-accelerating car in the world, according to its manufacturer.
When asked to verify that claim, automotive journalist Jason Cammisa responded with, "holy sh...excuse me." Derek Tam-Scott uttered similarly unsuitable words not fit for YouTube descriptions, though they were far more colorful.
Rimac's 4-motor, torque-vectoring, carbon-tubbed masterpiece is capable of unleashing 1.4 megawatts (that's 1400 kW, 1877 SAE hp, 1914 metric HP, and the exact number doesn't matter.) 0-60 hits in a claimed 1.85 seconds and through the 1/4-mile in 8.6 seconds on to a top speed of 258 mph.
This isn't just fast, this is Bugatti fast, and so it's no wonder Rimac and Bugatti are now the same company.
Is the Nevera Bugatti-good? At $2.2 million, it's certainly less expensive than the Chiron. But let's let Jason and Derek discuss the intricacies here.
The Carmudgeon Show is part of the Hagerty Podcast Network. We extend a heartfelt thank-you to both Rimac Automobili and ISSIMI for time with the Nevera.
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