The British startup "Viritech" has introduced the beautiful and unique hypercar Apricale to the world in collaboration with the famous designers Pininfarina at the Goodwood Speed Festival. This hypercar, or rather supercar, is supposed to rewrite some of the standards of supercars at once.
To begin with, the power-to-weight ratio of this hydrogen monster is one horsepower per kilogram. To better understand this, you should know that the ratio for the Bugatti Veyron Supersport 2022 is approximately 0.8 hp per kilogram of car weight.The Goodwood Speed Festival is an annual event held in Goodwood, West Sussex. England is held. In this festival, drivers compete in different routes. The Goodwood Speed Festival is usually held in late June or early July each year.
weight of less than 1000 kg (2205 lbs) makes the Apricale one of the lightest cars, so this car It has gained a place in the 1000 kg club. The culmination of the company's engineering and innovation is in the clever design of the car's hydrogen tanks. The lightweight hydrogen storage tanks, called "Graph-Pro", are built into the carbon fiber chassis structure of this hypercar. . In other hydrogen vehicles, most heavy-duty hydrogen tanks are bolted to the car chassis and weigh 20 times more than the hydrogen they carry. Apricale weighs about 5.4 kg (11.9 lbs). Carries a pressure of 700 bar. This hydrogen is used to generate electricity through a fuel cell of several hundred kilowatts, which is either sent directly to two 400 kW (536 hp) electric motors on the front and rear axles, or used to charge batteries. This hypercar uses a very intelligent energy management system called "Tri-Volt". However, according to calculations, this car can travel up to 27 seconds with a power of 1000 horsepower.
After the battery runs out, the car will be limited to a multi-hundred killowatt mode. And to be honest, I have to say that 20 seconds of flat gas riding on a device that has one horsepower per kilogram will be really 20 seconds long, it is not bad to know that only 25 copies of this hypercar will be made and Delivery will begin in 2024.
Viritech promises if at 200 mph Hour (322 km/h) With a full tank you can travel 350 miles (560 km). But it is not really a matter for this startup to retell these numbers. This hypercar is more of an engineering display in light gas storage systems and hydrogen/battery energy management systems.
When we researched this company, we found that it was more interested in becoming a limited production automaker. It has a strong interest in becoming a first or second class supplier of hydrogen technology to the automotive, heavy transport and even aviation industries, whose real goal will be to help humanity.
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