The Quant e-Sportlimousine is a sports car unlike any other, as it has been designed to achieve 217.5 mph (350 km/h) on nothing but saltwater. The 5,070lbs (2,300kg) Quant e-Sportlimousine’s radical drive enables it to reach 0-60 mph (100 km/h) in 2.8 seconds, making it as fast as the McLaren P1. The saltwater technology has now been certified for use on European roads. Continue reading for two videos and more information.
According to The Daily Mail, “The 920 horsepower (680 kW) Quant e-Sportlimousine uses something known as an electrolyte flow cell power system to power four electric motors within the car. It works in a similar way to a hydrogen fuel cell, however, the liquid used for storing energy is saltwater. The liquid passes through a membrane in between the two tanks, creating an electric charge. This electricity is then stored and distributed by super capacitors.”