Jason Sahler

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Scorpion Supercar

by , 08/12/08

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When it comes to striking good looks and serious sex appeal, many eco-friendly cars end up short. Not so with Ronn Motor’s first production vehicle, the Scorpion. Featuring streamlined curves backed by a hydrogen fuel injection system, this powerhouse convertible boasts an emission-free top speed of over 200 mph!


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We love our eco-friendly cars here at Inhabitat, whether they’re powered by hydrogen, electricity, bio-fuel, or solar. But many times these cars are, oh how should we say, interesting looking. Now we have a car that works for the environment and looks hot while doing it.

The Scorpion features a finely tuned Hydrorunner boosting unit that provides Hydrogen on demand, which is injected directly into the motor. It will utilize a 1.5 gallon tank for water electrolysis and are Ronn Motors are working on being able to fill the tank with condensation from the air conditioning system, which will allow it to replenish itself. The injection system is very efficient, stretching fuel mileage an extra 20-40%.

The only downside (as always) is the Scorpion‘s pricing and availability: expect to shell out upwards of $150,000 for one of a limited production run of 200 cars. Fortunately, Ronn Motors are looking to use the Scorpion as a launch pad to build other cars and have plans to roll out electric and hybrid vehicles in the future.

+ Ronn Motors

Via Hydrogencarsnow.com

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8 Comments

  1. Don_Bradley June 11, 2013 at 9:36 pm

    would like to know if you would send us the color of the spitfire for we really like the color of it, we would appreciate it greatly

  2. rhysaaanest May 31, 2012 at 7:20 am

    Very sexy car, me and rhys evans thinks this car is a load of bum hole :L

  3. jaim3naps August 12, 2009 at 7:46 pm

    youve got a point stirling.
    this is for the future cars. i like it and i have a customized hydro booster on my car already so far working fine.

    i like this project.

  4. jaim3naps August 12, 2009 at 7:41 pm

    ibeen reading your sites for many days from now and i find it interesting actually i have biuld my own hydrobooster (call it JBN booster) i just installed it last week and im observing it now. you guys are right we need to put attention on this hydrocars for the future..

    ive got a 1998 toyota celica with onboard JBN booster. im trying to make it on a right way.

    thanks to all of you guys.

  5. stirling August 16, 2008 at 6:45 pm

    Cars will never be eco friendly. The most they can get is less harmful to the environment by using aternative fuels. To manufacture a car, it takes approx. as much energy as the car consumes in it\’s lifetime and it will end up being trash.
    To claim for this car being eco friendly is ridiculous! This is a sportscar which does not have any serious function – apart from being an extension for it\’s owners …

  6. Thinkerer August 16, 2008 at 6:58 am

    The Hindenburg on wheels!!

  7. Fabiano Navunicagi August 12, 2008 at 10:41 pm

    Well, I believe that this is the way forward due to the high costs in motor spirits and diesel fuel. These super cars burn on pure hydrogen. Something to really think about and to consider.

  8. iceburg August 12, 2008 at 5:50 pm

    It should be noted that this car runs on gas, it’s a gas/hydrogen hybrid. The the hydrogen that it makes on demand is added to the gas and then burned, so it’s not running on pure hydrogen.

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