LincVolt. Take one 2.5 ton, 19.5 foot long Lincoln Continental Mark IV convertible from 1959, drop in a state of the art hybrid power plant. Measure off 100 mpg and zero emissions, enter it for the Automotive X Prize and draft in aging rocker Neil Young to add a little charismatic celebrity sauce. Stir, leave to settle and wait for applause. Somewhere Henry Ford is spinning like an armature. Video.
By working with established technologies in new ways, with the best people and companies available in each field, and creating a film about the innovative re-powering of a 1959 Lincoln Continental convertible and its trip around the USA, we aim to publicize our story of innovation to make a major difference in the knowledge of, creation, and use of clean power in the 21st Century. a 2.5 ton 19.5 foot automobile, making automotive history with an extended range and mpg that has never been attained in a full size vehicle.