Electric hypercar maker Rimac takes over VW's Bugatti

Sourced from https://mashable.com/article/rimac-bugatti

The fastest petrol car and the fastest electric car in the world. Nice couple, huh?

Say hi to a new supercar powerhouse: Rimac Automobili has taken a controlling stake in Bugatti to form a new company, Bugatti Rimac.

Rimac, which recently launched the incredibly fast, $2.44 million Rimac Nevera, is known not only for its electric hypercars, but also for its electric powertrain and battery tech, which is used in several well-known electric sports cars, such as those from Koenigsegg and Aston Martin. Bugatti is a household name among supercar lovers with a tradition going back more than a hundred years; its newest model, the Bugatti Chiron, is the world’s fastest petrol car.

Announced on Monday, the deal also involves some restructuring within Rimac. The newly formed Rimac Group, which is owned by founder Mate Rimac, Porsche, Hyundai, and other investors, will have a 55… Read More

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.