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This is Hyperion XP-1 – the world's first hydrogen-powered supercar

Many cars were touted as Tesla killers, but nothing comes as close as the XP-1. Of course, this is limited run car, but even CEO, Angelo Kafantaris says he isn’t interested in taking on the EV giant.

August 20, 2020 / 01:47 PM IST
California-based tech company, Hyperion, has just unveiled the XP-1, a hydrogen-powered supercar that is probably greener than an electric vehicle.
California-based tech company, Hyperion, has just unveiled the XP-1, a hydrogen-powered supercar that is probably greener than an electric vehicle.
Many cars were touted as Tesla killers, but nothing comes as close as the XP-1. Of course, this is limited run car, but even CEO, Angelo Kafantaris says he isn’t interested in taking on the EV giant.
Many cars were touted as Tesla killers, but nothing comes as close as the XP-1. Of course, this is limited run car, but even CEO, Angelo Kafantaris says he isn’t interested in taking on the EV giant.
Unlike the heavy lithium-ion batteries used in electric vehicles, the XP-1 makes use of two large hydrogen tanks powering two motors.
Unlike the heavy lithium-ion batteries used in electric vehicles, the XP-1 makes use of two large hydrogen tanks powering two motors.
This powers the car from 0 to 60 mph in under 2.2 seconds. Aside from this, the car is also capable of a top speed of 221 mph (356 km/h) and a range of 1,000 miles (1,608 km). Recharging as well takes place in 2-3 minutes.
This powers the car from 0 to 60 mph in under 2.2 seconds. Aside from this, the car is also capable of a top speed of 221 mph (356 km/h) and a range of 1,000 miles (1,608 km). Recharging as well takes place in 2-3 minutes.
The car itself is a beauty to look at with V-wing doors and a glass canopy. The interior too is decked with minimalist design elements am supposedly a 98-inch digital curved display which is probably the windshield itself.
The car itself is a beauty to look at with V-wing doors and a glass canopy. The interior too is decked with minimalist design elements am supposedly a 98-inch digital curved display which is probably the windshield itself.
However, this car is far from road ready just yet. The company itself is describing the XP-1 as an educational tool, but if actually produced, Hyperion XP-1 can make EVs take a long hard look at themselves.
However, this car is far from road ready just yet. The company itself is describing the XP-1 as an educational tool, but if actually produced, Hyperion XP-1 can make EVs take a long hard look at themselves.
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first published: Aug 20, 2020 01:47 pm

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