The Rimac C_Two electrical supercar is the newest all-wheel drive car to include a drift mode for sideways enjoyable.
Rimac confirmed drift mode in a brief video launched Tuesday. The video would not supply a lot element on how the system will work, however firm founder Mate Rimac stated it is going to be extra than simply software program trickery. He stated the C_Two will be capable to drift properly by itself, with out assist from the all-wheel-drive system’s torque vectoring.
C_Two definitely has the facility to interrupt its rear wheels free. Unveiled in idea kind on the 2018 Geneva Motor Present, it boasts 1,914 horsepower and 1,696 pound-feet of torque. Rimac beforehand quoted 0-62 mph in 1.9 seconds, with a high velocity of 258 mph.
Rimac C_Two manufacturing line
Rimac beforehand stated that “everything” was modified for the manufacturing model, which was initially scheduled to debut on the Geneva present in March. Nevertheless, the present was canceled as a result of coronavirus pandemic, so Rimac now plans to unveil the manufacturing mannequin later this yr. The beginning of manufacturing has additionally been delayed to 2021.
Regardless of the pandemic, improvement work on the C_Two has continued steadily over the previous few months. In June, the corporate unveiled a new assembly line for the C_Two that may begin out constructing prototypes. Rimac beforehand stated it had constructed 4 prototypes, however wanted a further 13, together with 10 “pre-series” vehicles for testing and homologation.
Regardless of a price ticket of $2 million, many of the C_Two’s 150 construct slots have been crammed nearly instantly after the idea automotive’s 2018 unveiling. Along with its personal vehicles, Rimac will present the battery pack for the Aston Valkyrie hybrid, and can be anticipated to accomplice with Hyundai on an electrical efficiency automotive for the South Korean automaker’s “N” sub-brand.