It’s been over six months since Croatian EV supercar company Rimac took over Bugatti in a deal with Volkswagen and Porsche. Since then, we’ve been curious about the future of the newly formed “Bugatti-Rimac” firm. A pivot to purely electric drivetrains seems imminent, but according to CEO Mate Rimac, it won’t come as soon as we think.
In a video published to Bugatti’s website recapping the company’s 2021, Rimac says he’s “pushing for a combustion engine” on the company’s future product, claiming that there is in fact a future for the internal combustion engine at Bugatti. Pretty surprising to hear that, considering his own company is fully dedicated to electric powertrains.
For the full story, check out this article from Road & Track.