nanoFLOWCELL’s latest electric car is salt water powered. Behold the 1,000 horsepower Quant F.

In 2014 nanoFLOWCELL burst on the scene with the Quant e-sportslimousine. The 912 horsepower, carbon fiber, 4-seat sportscar is powered by an electrolyte flow cell system called the nanoFLOWCELL. The ionic engine was created by Nasa in 1976 for space exploration. The team’s latest electric car is salt water powered, too. The Quant F debuted in Geneva earlier this year.

electric car is salt water powered

Quant F supercar is an update to the Quant E. It boasts over 1000 horsepower and a driving range of 800km. Its speed tops out at 300km. It distinguishes itself from the Quant E with its red color and updated technology.

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Nunzio La Vecchia is the visionary behind the Quant E and now the Quant F flow cell technology. He shares,

“Please consider that we are driving a 5.25-metre long sports sedan in all-electric mode over a range of 800 km. This is not a small car, but a large sedan for four people. A sports sedan. As such, nanoFlowcell AG is pointing the way to the future shape of sustainable electric mobility. Instead of using hydrogen and oxygen as in a conventional fuel cell, we work with two ionic fluids – one with a positive charge and one with a negative charge.

We are only in the initial phase of our development work. The fact that we store the energy for our drive in a fluid provides us with enormous advantages over systems employed to date in the field of electric mobility. We can use all the cavities in the vehicle to transport the ionic liquid. As the liquid is neither flammable nor toxic, we believe we are absolutely on the right track with this medium.”

The world is still waiting to see if nanoFLOWCELL’s technology will be everything it claims. Meanwhile, some people have been spotting the elusive electric car on the road in Zurich.