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The young French brand Hopium has started road testing of the Machina, its high-end hydrogen-powered saloon. Pre-orders are open!

New step for the car. Announced in October 2020, the high-end hydrogen sedan from young French brand Hopium, founded by pilot Olivier Lombard and owned by the Hydrogen Motive Company (HMC) group, has just completed its first turns of the wheel !

La Machina at the Linas-Montlhéry autodrome

After having been evaluated and perfected through bench tests, the whole premier prototype the model, baptized Alpha 0, shot in the open on the Linas-Montlhéry circuit, in Essonne (91).

The opportunity to appreciate in the light of day its fluid and clean lines, the work of young designer Félix Godard, including Tesla and Porsche. The opportunity to discover his unique light signature, “Whose shape recalls the stratification of hydrogen and the movement of waves on the surface of the water”, dixit Hopium.

200 km / h for the test version

In terms of performance, this first outing was more than conclusive. The brand indeed announces that with “a speed with a capacity of 200 km / h, this test version already borders on the performance promised by the Hopium Machina in its final version. “


A few months ago, Hopium promised a top speed of 230 km / h. But also a ” exceptional autonomy of more than 1,000 kilometers” , ” a 3 minute record recharge time only “and” a power of 500 horsepower“. Enough to arouse the interest of many customers …

Pre-orders are open!

Moreover, if you are part of this category, know thatHopium has already opened pre-orders for the future production version of its sedan. The 1000 first copies, numbered, are now available through a refundable deposit of 410 €. A sum that owes nothing to chance: it refers to the light spectrum of hydrogen.

Hopium specifies that the final price of the Machina will start at € 120,000. The first deliveries are currently scheduled for 2025. Interested? So click here!

Discover the Hopium Machina on the circuit in video.

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