Ford nucleon for sale. Cars of futures past ford nucleon concept kurt ernst on jul 18th 2013. Images courtesy ford motor company. The configuration of the reactor would based on the drivers personal needs and.
The unusual form of this concept was dictated by its reactor the same type found on nuclear submarines at the time which dictated the long flat shape of its rear end. Although it was just a scale model ford wanted to show that you could in theory based on scientific knowledge at the time power a car with steam and uranium fission. Fords nucleon concept wearing current livery.
Share ford for sale. More interesting concept cars how audi killed the mid engined quattro top 10 forgotten concept cars fords for sale on autoclassics. This atomic automobile idea assumed of course that issues with nuclear safety and the size and weight of nuclear reactors would eventually be resolved.
The ford nucleon was a concept designed to explore the viability of a nuclear powered car in 1957. The ford nucleon would have been powered by a rear mounted self contained nuclear reactor. The ford nucleon would be powered by a small uranium fission reactor suspended between twin booms at the rear.
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