Shelby Super Cars' SSC Ultimate Aero tops out at 257 miles per hour. For its next trick, the company says it can move a motor home 150 miles on electric power alone. Looks like grandma and grandpa might show up for Thanksgiving after all
Shelby Super Cars' SSC Ultimate Aero beat the Bugatti Veyron for the title of world's fastest production car (the Guinness people said so). Now, the company is teaming up with a designer of high-end motor home chassis to create a hybrid RV that can travel 150 miles on electric power alone.
By Gregory Mone
Posted 09.24.2004 at 7:00 pm 0 Comments
This is the future of the recreational vehicle, its logical next step—incorporating RV features into a stylish and versatile family wagon. Call it an RUV. These new models will look as cool as any car and have high-tech functionality: a hybrid engine; a hydrogen fuel cell powering onboard systems; composite materials to reduce weight and increase strength and fuel efficiency; and plenty of communications and entertainment options for even the longest road trip.
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.