Bugatti Rimac has announced a new partnership with Europa-Park, Germany’s largest theme park.
As part of a new expansion to the park, a new advanced rollercoaster called the Voltron Nevera will feature the tag line ‘powered by Rimac’. In 2022, the park seen more than 6 million visitors.
The new area in the park will showcase a theme of ‘energy’ and pay homage to the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship.
Set to open in 2024, the park’s new area, dedicated to Croatia, will become Europa-Park’s largest single area and is being done in collaboration with Bugatti Rimac.
The park is currently divided into 13 themed areas, each representing a different European country. These areas include:
- The Netherlands
Nikola Tesla was born on July 10th, 1856 in Smiljan, Austrian Empire (modern-day Croatia). The inventor impacted the world like few others did and Rimac founder Mate Rimac cites Nikola Tesla as one of his great inspirations.
Today, the Rimac Group is renowned for its Nevera all-electric hypercar and its Rimac Technology business, which supplies high-performance electrification technologies to global car manufacturers. Rimac tech extends across a number of disciplines including battery technology, e-axles, vehicle systems, infotainment, connectivity and advanced driver assistance systems.
The rollercoaster will be the park’s first new large rollercoaster in 12 years, and will stand as one of the Europa-Park’s most advanced rollercoasters.
The park also features a number of roller coasters, water rides, and shows. Some of the most popular attractions include:
- The Silver Star, a steel roller coaster that reaches speeds of up to 130 km/h (81 mph)
- The Blue Fire Megacoaster, a launched steel roller coaster that reaches speeds of up to 100 km/h (62 mph)
- Poseidon’s Revenge, a water coaster that features a 27-meter (90-foot) drop
- The Eurosat CanCan Coaster, a spinning roller coaster that features a 360-degree loop
- The Voletarium, a flying theater that takes guests on a virtual journey over Europe
The enchanting Town of Hvar, Croatia played a key part in this collaboration, standing as one of the regions that inspired MACK One – the driving force behind unique ideas within the Mack company group. Having heavily influenced the Croatia-themed area, Hvar is a central part of Rimac’s European progress, with the Nevera having recently been showcased in the center of Hvar town.
The driving forces behind the collaboration between Europa-Park and Rimac, Mate Rimac and Michael Mack, are two key figures of entrepreneurial spirit.
Mate Rimac’s career has led him to create a globally renowned business valued at more than 2bn Euros, headquartered near to Zagreb, Croatia Similarly, son of Europa-Park’s founder Roland Mack, Michal Mack’s dedication and vision have been instrumental in shaping the park’s success. His wife, Miriam Mack, is from Croatia and her heritage has provided another source of inspiration for the new themed area.
The official announcement event in Hvar Town promises to be a grand celebration of innovation, bringing together key figures from Europa-Park and Rimac, along with media and esteemed VIPs from both brands.