Ford nucleon for sale. The ford nucleon was a concept designed to explore the viability of a nuclear powered car in 1957. The ford nucleon would be powered by a small uranium fission reactor suspended between twin booms at the rear. The mid 1950s were a time of boundless optimism in the united states.
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The ford nucleon would have been powered by a rear mounted self contained nuclear reactor. 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. The ford nucleon was one of the first.
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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.