Last summer, a Southern California-based company called Hyperion debuted a wild hydrogen-powered hypercar called the XP-1. The company referred to the XP-1 concept as an "educational tool," but there's more to it than that, it would seem, because it took the XP-1 for a spin on the streets of Las Vegas.
Now, in case you forgot, the Hyperion XP-1 is a hydrogen fuel cell-powered car that claims a 1,000-mile range per tank of hydrogen, 1,500 horsepower, a 0-60 time of around 2.2 seconds and a top speed of 221 mph. Rather interestingly, Hyperion claims there are no batteries on-board to store energy (as we see in the Toyota Mirai and Hyundai Nexo, for example), which reduces weight.
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  • Originally published January 17, 2021