BMW AG’s H2R hydrogen-fueled vehicle sets nine international speed records at the Miramas high-speed proving grounds in France. Among the records set for hydrogen-powered, internal combustion powered vehicles is the flying-start kilometer (11.993 seconds), flying-start mile (19.912 seconds) and the standing-start mile (36.725 seconds). The H2R Record Car uses a version of BMW’s 6L 12-cyl. engine, which develops 232 hp using liquid hydrogen fuel. BMW says the car is capable of 0-60 mph ...

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