The Russian brand of premium cars AURUS has presented its first car powered by hydrogen fuel. A new product called Hydrogen was shown to the public at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok. According to RIA Novosti, the power reserve of the car is about 600 kilometers, and it has no CO2 emissions.
Last year, it became known about the plans of the Federal State Unitary Enterprise "NAMI "(the main developer of the" Tuple " project, within the framework of which a line of models for the first persons of the state Aurus was created) to release a whole line of hydrogen cars. Rosatom, the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Ministry of Science and Higher Education and Gazprom are also participating in the project. It is still unknown which cars will be included in the line of hydrogen cars and how many of them there will be.
As for the AURUS line, at the moment it includes a sedan and a Senat limousine. These cars are equipped with a hybrid power plant based on a 4.4-liter turbo engine that works together with an electric motor and a 9-speed "automatic". The total output of the units is 600 horsepower.
In May of this year, the Ford Sollers enterprise in Yelabuga (Republic of Tatarstan) began mass production of luxury cars of the Russian brand AURUS, which will go on free sale. Initially, small-scale assembly of government cars Aurus was established in Moscow at the facilities of FSUE "NAMI".