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F1 Champion Nico Rosberg Buys “Ballistic” Rimac C_Two Electric Hypercar Worth $2m

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2016 F1 Champion Nico Rosberg buys “ballistic” Rimac C_Two electric hypercar worth $2million (or ₦721 million).

Nearly all 150 cars planned for production were accounted for few weeks after it was unveiled despite its eye-watering starting price.

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Former Mercedes Petronas driver Nico Rosberg is set to become one of just 150 owners of the Rimac C_Two after the 2016 Formula One champion ordered the blistering hypercar worth $2million (or ₦721 million).

The Swedish automaker recently received the German-Finnish former racing driver to allow him customise his 1,914kW beast and to also try out an advanced prototype of the Rimac Concept Two.

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In a video posted on Youtube, the 35 year old said :

“I absolutely love it, it’s just so damn epic,”

“It’s the future, it’s absolutely the future.”





The retired champ is a big fan of electric mobility; having invested in more than 20 mobility startups as well as the Formula E.

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Nico, the son of Finnish former racing driver and winner of the 1982 Formula One World Championship, said in the video posted on Wednesday tyat :

“I’m a big fan of electric mobility and I want to support electric mobility for the future”

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Rimac CEO, Mate Rimac, said that it was an honour for the hypercar maker to count Rosberg among its customers.

The 1,888 horsepower semi-autonomous all-electric sports car offers a range of 650 km (400 miles).

It has a top speed of 258 mph, and reaches 60 mph in 1.95 seconds; thanks to liquid-cooled electric motors at all corners.

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Nearly all 150 cars planned for production were accounted for just few weeks after it was unveiled in 2018, despite the model’s eye-watering starting price of about $2million.

Nico Rosberg and the other lucky 149 cutomers will receive their Rimac supercars in 2021.





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