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News Rimac Answers The Question: But Will It Drift?

Rimac Answers The Question: But Will It Drift?

Rimac’s C_Two lays down some slideways rubber as it demonstrates that it can actually drift

  • The Rimac C_Two will be a 1,914 horsepower electric super-hypercar

  • If any of you wondered if the C_Two could drift, Rimac answers the question.

  • The 56-second video is exhibit A.

All Mate Rimac, the founder of Croatian-born Rimac Automobili, had to say was: “Show us.” Mr. Rimac wanted to make sure that his C_Two delivered perfect handling before including driver-assist systems. It does.

Rimac C_Two Images Gallery and Spec from Geneva Motor Show 2019

The Rimac C_Two’s progress is moving along nicely, I guess we could say it’s on track. Expectations for the 1,914 horsepower and 2,300 Nm (1,696 lb.-ft.) of torque has the specs to make it one of the fastest production cars of all time. But the important question is: Will it handle well?

Or more specifically, in this case, will the Rimac C_Two drift? From this brief video, the C-Two looks quite at ease going sideways. Rimac is in the process of developing its “Drift Mode” which, as we know, is a crucial element in any high-performance car. The reality is that only a highly-trained high-performance driver could possibly harness the C_Two’s monumental power. The Drift Mode will enable Mr., Ms. Or Mrs. Billionaire to put their multi-million dollar sideways in relative “safety”.

Here are a few other specs on the Rimac C_Two: It gets to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 1.85 seconds, 160 km/h (100 mph) in 4.3 seconds and hit 300 km/h (187 mph) in just 11.8 seconds, long after the ¼ run is completed. Fastest production car of all time, and it can drift? It’s perfect.

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Matt St-Pierre
Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai


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