Bugatti's CEO reacts to Musk's Tesla Roadster 0-96.5 kmph in under a second.

Elon Musk touts the Roadster's acceleration over the Rimac Nevera. The tech is acknowledged by Bugatti CEO Rimac.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has touted the roadster as the electric vehicle revolution accelerates, even in sports vehicles. Musk posted on X that Tesla and SpaceX are improving EV performance. He said the Roadster can reach 60 mph in under a second.

Bugatti CEO Mate Rimac responded unexpectedly. Rimac responded to a Facebook comment on Musk's claims by acknowledging the technical feasibility of a possible achievement, but with a catch.

With thrusters, it is possible," Rimac wrote. His company has previously done the simulation for the same, he revealed.

On the other hand, he did mention that there are a lot of obstacles to overcome in terms of practical application, such as the fact that components like tanks, compressors, valves, nozzles, and the like are heavy and need to be released with in 2-3 seconds.

The same goes for fans - they simply increase grip, but to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in under 1 second, you'll need 30.000 Nm of torque on each wheel. This necessitates big motors, inverters, gearboxes, driveshafts, etc.," he commented.

Lighter vehicles, he added, can make better use of fans to generate additional downforce, as heavier vehicles, especially electric ones, rapidly put too much pressure on their tires. As a result, thrusters are your exclusive option.

But they also bring a lot of consequences. When comparing the possible prices of these competitors

it is anticipated that the Tesla model will be priced between $200,000 and $250,000,  which is a substantial discount from the Rimac Nevera's $2.2 million

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