Announced just two years agohigh-end hydrogen sedan from the young French brand Hopium presented at the Mondial de l’Automobile in Paris Porte de Versailles!
Founded by Oliver Lombard in 2019 and owned by the group Hydrogen Motive Company (HMC), Hopium is developing Machina, a luxury sedan planned for 2025.
A floating design inspired by the water surface
At the French manufacturer’s large stand, there was only her in the middle. here is Hopium Machina Visiona concept that foreshadows the production version, which will be soberly called Hopium machine.
Design-wise, it was all overseen by Felix Godardwho have participated in prestigious projects at Porsche, Tesla and most recently Luciddid a great job, both outside and inside!
Hopium Machina has produced a sedan with flowing and clean lines that only have smooth and rounded shapes.
It is all very elaborate, like this subtly perforated front surface to optimize the cooling of the hydrogen engine. All the holes can open and close depending on the speed and temperature of the block.
With regard to optics, pThe specific LED signature is inspired by the “waves of the water’s surface”, just like the Hopium logo. The rear headlights have the same shape.
A very refined and technological interior
Inside, the cabin is a subtle blend of modernity and technology.
Like most modern vehicles, he gives screens a credit. On the screen, we should rather say. Take effect, there is only one, but it is the entire width of the vehicle!
Another subtlety, the latter has two positions. It can remain in a low position as well as another more elevated one.
In addition, the center console has touch buttons with haptic feedback controls.
Finally, the luxury salon has a specific roof that can become opaque as needed, thanks to a simple hand gesture from the rear seats.
Hopium promises 1,000 km of autonomy!
As a reminder, theHopium machine must have a 368 kW engine producing around 500 hp. Regarding autonomy, currently the manufacturer announces 1000 km in hy
European materials and a nod to
The little extra touch brought by the French manufacturer, these are the materials all of European origin. The aim is of course to reduce the environmental impact. A strong argument for an electric car. See you from October 17, 2022 at the Mondial de l’Auto in Paris to learn more about the French hydrogen concept.
For the production of its luxury hydrogen sedan, the French startup has opened a factory in Normandy in the town of Vernon in Eure.
In terms of prices, the model is expected for 2025 and will start from €120,000.
Finally, if you want to see it in real life, go to booth no. 420 in Hall 4 in the living room!
Mondial de l’Auto in Paris: all the info!
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- from Tuesday 18 to Sunday 23 October 2022
- Paris Expo Porte de Versailles (1 Pl. de la Pte de Versailles, 75015 Paris)
- Pavilions 3-4-6
Time schedule :
- from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. every day except Sunday (closes at 7 p.m.)
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Reduced price for 7 to 17-year-olds (€8/day during the week, €10/day at the weekend). Free for children under 7 years.
- Subway : line 12, Porte de Versailles station.
- Tram : Line T2 and T3a, Porte de Versailles stop.
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