Hopium teases plans for new hydrogen luxury car

There’s a new hydrogen car in town. Unveiled by French hydrogen automotive manufacturer Hopium, it promises a neutral carbon footprint, exceptional autonomy and a record-breaking charging time.

Founded by French racing driver Olivier Lombard, the Hopium Māchina draws its values from the DNA of motor racing and has been designed to achieve an unparalleled level of performance: delivering over 500 horsepower, a top speed of 230km/h (143mph) and a range of 1,000km (620 miles), with a charging time of only three minutes.

Lombard and Hopium hope the Hopium Māchina will become the world’s first hydrogen-powered luxury car.

“Up front, the fuel cell system which integrates the stacks and balance of plant, generates the electricity needed to power the vehicle,” Hopium explained.

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