How Rimac's Engineers Create the Wildest Electric Hypercars

When you see how Rimac designs and builds each component of an extremely complex car from the ground up, you understand why Porsche invested in it.

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Designing and building a shiny show car is a fairly straightforward affair. Developing and mass-producing a near-2000-hp hypercar with in-house components is a touch more complicated. Yet, that's exactly what Rimac is doing at the with the C_Two, making the most of its diverse team and all their software know-how.

Simulations and computer-aided design play the most crucial role in engineering today, as it allows companies like Rimac to develop individual components and optimize all aspects of a car, be that packaging, aesthetics, cooling, user experience, or global homologation. By simulating every scenario and running all tests in the digital space, the tooling department can produce expensive prototypes based on already frozen designs that are proven, and ready for the physical world.

As a relatively small company playing in the big leagues, perfecting processes and keeping costs low is a huge priority for Rimac, as it progresses towards volume production of the C_Two. The brand's first series production car is build around a wildly complex carbon fiber monocoque, hiding over eighty ECUs in its two-seater body. And here's how Mate Rimac's team does its magic in Croatia:

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