Will the Rimac Concept Two outperform the Tesla Roadster?
At this week’s Geneva Motor Show, Rimac will reveal its game-changing successor to the Concept One electric hypercar. Yes, the car that nearly killed Richard Hammond is about to get even more extreme. We were expecting it to enter Bugatti Chiron territory and pack around 500 more ponies over the 1073-hp Concept One. Turns out it will have nearly double the output of its predecessor. Ahead of its imminent reveal, Rimac has confirmed the Concept Two will pack, wait for it, 1,914 horsepower. Mind. Blown.
To put this revelation into perspective, that’s over 400 hp more than the Bugatti Chiron. It only takes 2.8 seconds for the Concept One to do the 0-62 mph sprint, but with nearly 2,000 hp on tap, we should see a considerable performance improvement from its successor. With this in mind, we wouldn’t be at all surprised if the Concept Two outperforms the new Tesla Roadster, which supposedly accelerates from 0-62 mph in 1.9 seconds. If this wasn’t already impressive, reports also suggest the Concept Two will have Level 4 autonomy, so it will basically be able to drive itself though it will still require a driver to be behind the wheel.
A name for Rimac’s new electric hypercar hasn’t been confirmed yet, but the title of the teaser video posted on Facebook refers to the car as the “C_Two,” so this could be the car’s official moniker. Production of the Concept Two will be limited to 100 units, each costing over $1.25 million. We can’t wait to find out more about the Rimac Concept Two when it breaks cover at Geneva tomorrow.