Space technology for the road: Hyperion debuts hydrogen-powered supercar

Space technology for the road: Hyperion debuts hydrogen-powered supercar

Californian start-up Hyperion is promising “space technology for the road” with its new hydrogen-powered supercar XP-1, and H2 View has to agree it looks out of this world, doesn’t it?

Unveiling a new video of the prototype on Thursday, Hyperion claims its XP-1 is capable of a 221mph top speed, should reach 0-6 mph in 2.2 seconds and can go more than 1,000 miles without refuelling.

Set to roll off the assembly line in 2022, Hyperion’s XP-1 utilises some of the most advanced technology in the world, including technology derived from some of the world’s leading aeronautical engineering firms and space agencies, including NASA.

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