1088 HP Rimac Concept_One Electric Hypercar Hits Croatian Airstrip

Modern supercars are becoming so fast it’s proving difficult to find ribbons of tarmac long enough to actually test them.

Volkswagen can do so at its Ehra-Lessien testing facility, but for others, it isn’t so easy. Hennessey recently had to borrow NASA’s air strip and, almost a decade ago, SSC was forced to shut down a 19 km stretch of highway in Nevada.

Rimac was hit with a similar problem recently. At last, it managed to score exclusive access to a runway used by Croatia’s Ministry of Defense in order to test out the advanced, all-electric Concept_One – and, being Croatian surely helped its cause.

While customer deliveries of the model have yet to commence, the firm says its 1,088 HP electric powertrain is enough to rocket it to 62 mph (100 km/h) in less than 3 seconds and onto a top speed of 220 mph (354 km/h), a truly ballistic figure for an electric road car.


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