- XP-1 to feature a hydrogen-electric powertrain originally developed for NASA
- Hyperion claims XP-1 will deliver supercar-rivalling performance
American start-up company Hyperion will unveil its hydrogen-powered XP-1 in August 2020, promising supercar performance from NASA-derived drivetrain technology.
What to expect from the XP-1?
Previewed in a new video, the soon-to-be-revealed car is said to be powered by a “high-performance, zero-emissions hydrogen-electric powertrain” that uses technology originally developed for the US space agency.
This is said to provide a greener alternative to petrol and diesel supercars, as well as being more practical than battery-electric supercars such as the Lotus Evija and Rimac C_Two, because buyers won’t have to worry as much about range and recharging times.
Hyperion remains tight-lipped about the XP-1’s performance, claiming…