Porsche and Croatian Rimac will release the world’s fastest hypercarSeptember 14, 2019
Porsche with the assistance of the Croatian company Rimac will try to develop the world’s fastest hypercar. Motoring hinted at this edition of Motoring by the head of the Porsche electric car development department, Stefan Wekbach.
According to preliminary data, the hypercar will receive a hybrid or fully electric installation, the return of which will exceed 1000 horsepower. The car will compete with the Mercedes-AMG One and Aston Martin Valkyrie.
Porsche recently increased its stake in Rimac, the Croatian electric hypercar designer, from 10% to 15.5%. In addition, this company specializes in new technologies in the field of batteries and electrical components, as well as a human-machine interface.
The latest Rimac development was the C_Two electric car with a carbon structure, which was presented in March 2018 at the Geneva Motor Show. The novelty received an electric motor on each axis, which in total give 1914 liters. from. and 2300 Nm of torque. Units that are paired with a special single-stage transmission allow the car to accelerate from standstill to 100 km / h in 1.85 seconds. The maximum speed is 415 km per hour.
As for the Porsche, the company recently introduced the Taycan electric sports car, which became the first “completely” green model of the German brand. The novelty was equipped with two electric motors (on the front and rear axles), which provide four-wheel drive and are combined with a special dual-band gearbox. At the time of launch, the Porsche Taycan is presented in two top versions – Turbo and Turbo S. The units of the latter, when the Launch Control quick start function is activated in Overboost mode, give out 761 horsepower (560 kilowatts).
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