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The Rimac Concept One electric hyper car will make its UK debut at Salon Privé in Syon Park, London, in September

The Rimac Concept One electric hyper car will appear in the UK for the first time at September’s Salon Privé event in London.

The Croatian machine, which can reach 190mph and will cost in excess of £780,000, was first unveiled at last year’s Frankfurt motor show.

The team behind Concept One includes designers who used to work for Italian styling house Pininfarina and Bulgarian leatherworkers Vilner. Only 88 examples will be produced.

The car is propelled by four electric motors, one at each wheel, which collectively produce the equivalent of 1088bhp. The four motors can operate independently.

Rimac Automobili claims Concept One, which weighs 1850kg, can cover 0-60mph in 2.8sec and has a range of 373 miles from its 92kWh battery pack.

Salon Privé takes place between 5-7 September in Syon Park, south west London.      

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Sparky Pete 19 July 2012

Rimac Range

373 miles of range seems excellent for an electric car ...but hang on ...with a 92kWh battery pack and 1088bhp (= 811kW) the charge would last less than 7 minutes at full pelt!

Doubtless it would be a very memorable drive if you did 7 minutes on the "warp drive" but I bet you would need to drive it like a 3-toed sloth to get 373 miles out of it.

For me, batteries are not the right technology for hypercars!

casualjoe 19 July 2012

Very nice! I kike it.

Very nice! I kike it.

Miamivicecity 19 July 2012


It looks brilliant, but it's too expensive.