Rimac Teams With Monster Tajima For Attempt At Record-Shattering Pikes Peak Run – Video

MAY 27 2015 BY ERIC LOVEDAY 6

Rimac Automobili posted this video teaser along with this description to its YouTube channel:

Notice The Monster Tajima Logo?

Notice The Monster Tajima Logo?

Rimac Automobili was born out of our founder’s passion for racing and electric propulsion.

Ever since, we are committed to push the limits.

Now we are officially back on track with a very interesting project that will be revealed soon.

You have just enough hints in this video to figure out what we’re up to and what this Monster is capable of 🙂

Rimac, Monster, track, racing.  There are enough words there to figure out what’s going on.  Rimac has teamed with Monster Tajima in an attempt to shatter the record at Pikes Peak.

Electric Autosport made the connection with ease, stating:

Rimac Automobili from Croatia builds electric hyper cars, state-of-the-art powertrain components and currently expands its portfolio with new vehicles like the Greyp Bike. Another project that will be revealed shortly is the 1 MW+ race car that is currently being developed for this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

ElectricAutosport.com understands that Nobuhiro ‘Monster’ Tajima is to pilot the powerful electric vehicle. That is also an obvious observation as Tajima was spotted in Rimac workshop recently and the video shows the company’s logo at the steering wheel. The Japanese multiple winner of America’s hill climb competition aims to become the first overall winner with an electric vehicle.

Nobuhiro Tajima (middle) visiting the Rimac Automobili workshop in Zagreb, Croatia, recently. With on the right company founder Mate Rimac. Behind the three you find the electric race car that will compete in this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

Nobuhiro Tajima (middle) visiting the Rimac Automobili workshop in Zagreb, Croatia, recently. With on the right company founder Mate Rimac. Behind the three you find the electric race car that will compete in this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

So, yeah, Rimac isn’t being that secretive.

The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb takes place on June 28, 2015.

Rimac Automobili and Monster Tajima should officially announced their involvement in Pikes Peak sometime next week.

Source: Electric Autosport, hat tip to offib!

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6 Comments on "Rimac Teams With Monster Tajima For Attempt At Record-Shattering Pikes Peak Run – Video"

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krona2k
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krona2k

Barring some serious technical failure it looks almost 100% certain that the fastest car overall up Pikes Peak this year will be an EV. This will be just the first of many motoring records to fall to EVs over the coming years.

Ricardo
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Ricardo

Amen

James
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James

An EV fastest to the top of Pikes Peak – EPIC!

EV Land Speed records – Don Garlits’ 200MPH
1/4 E.T., Formula E…BRING IT ON!!!

Warren
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Warren

Last I heard “Big Daddy” had not done 200 mph in an electric dragster.

np
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np

Sounds awesome. Can’t wait.

I just wish the rules wouldn’t force EVs to use the stupid, annoying and aggravating siren!! argh!

Robert
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Robert

Oh I don’t know.
The sound of a Jetson’s car or even better, the siren used in the Ghost Busters would have me wetting my pants!