Rimac Nevera passes closing US-sales hurdle, EPA-rated at 287 miles of vary


The Rimac Nevera electrical supercar has formally been licensed by the Environmental Safety Company (EPA) and California Air Assets Board (CARB), clearing the ultimate regulatory hurdle for U.S. gross sales.

Firm founder Mate Rimac posted the certification paperwork on Fb final week. The paperwork additionally verify an EPA-rated 287 miles of vary for the Nevera, which is listed as a 2022 mannequin. Rimac did not put up MPGe rankings, and the EPA’s web site would not record the automobile but.

Rimac Nevera cold-weather testing in Sweden

Rimac Nevera cold-weather testing in Sweden

Rimac is now cleared to ship vehicles within the U.S., however these deliveries might not happen straight away. In his Fb put up, Rimac mentioned the second Nevera manufacturing automotive solely simply started pre-delivery testing, including that it is going to be as much as clients to put up images of their vehicles at their leisure when deliveries happen.

The Nevera is the manufacturing model of the Rimac C_Two that first appeared on the 2018 Geneva motor present, and successor to the Rimac Concept_One. It boasts 1,914 hp and 1,740 lb-ft of torque, which allowed it to run the quarter mile in 8.58 seconds at 167.51 mph in a 2021 check. That is a file for manufacturing vehicles, Rimac claims.

Rimac Nevera cold-weather testing in Sweden

Rimac Nevera cold-weather testing in Sweden

To attain that production-car standing, the Nevera needed to endure the identical battery of exams as less-exotic equipment. Rimac accomplished crash testing earlier this 12 months, a course of that, as a result of firm’s small measurement and the low-volume nature of supercar manufacturing, required some artistic pondering. Rimac mentioned in 2019 that it crash examined the identical monocoque six occasions.

Now that the crash-testing carnage and emissions certification are out of the best way, Rimac plans to ship 150 copies of the Nevera, priced at roughly $2.4 million every. The corporate will even provide powertrain {hardware} for the Pininfarina Battista. Rimac’s automotive division additionally merged final 12 months with Bugatti to type Bugatti Rimac, and the mixed firm has already teased 4 vehicles, the primary of which might arrive later this 12 months.


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