• Aug 14, 2007
Click the Fusion for high-res images from Bonneville

Matt Zuehlk and his team comprised of engineers and technicians from Ford, Roush and Ballard Power Systems finally hit the Bonneville Salt Flats this past weekend after months of preparation and weeks of vehicle integration testing. On Sunday, Driver Rick Byrnes made a qualification run at over 161 mph with the hydrogen fuel cell-powered Fusion.

Now the team will be spending the rest of this week working their way up to over 200 mph as they try to establish a land speed record for a production-bodied fuel cell car. The Ford team is also working with the Ohio State University team who are trying to get their Buckeye Bullet 2 streamliner up over 350mph.

[Source: Ford, via AutoblogGreen]


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      • 7 Years Ago
      This car looks cool, go Ford!
      Bryan
      • 7 Years Ago
      Nice!
      • 7 Years Ago
      So proud of this team! Obviously, having long, blonde-hair has nothing to do with intelligence, knowledge and ability to do a fantastic job! Congrats!
      • 7 Years Ago
      Sadly, still not powered by Mr. Fusion.