A young British company Riversimple has announced the premiere of its first model. A novelty that will get hydrogen power plant, will be officially presented on Wednesday, February 17.
According to Motor.ru the mass of the car will be 520 kg. It will complement the power plant on fuel cells with a capacity of 8.5 kW and four electric motors (one per wheel). Among other things, the machine will be equipped with system of regeneration of energy at braking.
The novelty will be able to accelerate from rest to 55 mph (89 km/h) in 9 seconds, a maximum cruising range without refueling is about 300 miles (483 km). Full filling fuel tanks of hydrogen should not take more than three minutes.
Research center, funded by the EU, is in Wales, and a design Studio in Barcelona. Initially, the British plan to produce 20 prototypes, beta testing within 12 months. After completion of the test Riversimple launched into production the production model.