Ford tries to set a new world speed record

In August 2007, Ford intends to establish a new world speed record for cars with an electric motor. This American concern has built two machines at once.

The first will address the class of cars built on the basis of mass-produced - is Fusion Hydrogen 999. It is equipped with a 770-horsepower electric motor, which will be fed from the installation of fuel cells run on hydrogen. The creation of this machine company engaged in Ballard and Roush in collaboration with students at Ohio State University.

Second machine - extreme car Buckeye Bullet 2, built for a class Unlimited. This vehicle is created by students of the University of Ohio-based Buckeye Bullet, which in 2004 set a world speed record for electric vehicles, speeding up to 315 miles per hour (504 kilometers per hour).

Record run at Bonneville salt lake will be 10.12 August this year.

10 July 2007 | august, concern, ford, rate, record

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