Wednesday, 13 June 2018

497 miles, 161 bhp - Hyundai Nexo H2 FC SUV gets its first outing on UK roads

Source: "New Hyundai Nexo fuel-cell SUV 2018 UK review", Auto Express, 13th June 2018, by Steve Fowler

Steve Fowler reported, "Hydrogen-powered Hyundai Nexo fuel-cell SUV gets its first outing on UK roads. (...) The electric motor produces 161bhp (163hp) and 395NM of torque ... (...) To put that into context, a 175bhp 1.6-litre petrol Tucson will just beat that acceleration and have a range of 512 miles based on a claimed average fuel economy of 37.7mpg. The Nexo claims a similar 497-mile range with its three hydrogen tanks holding 156 litres of fuel – costing around £80 to fill. Of course, the petrol Tucson emits 165g/km of CO2 ... (...)"

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