Fastest LNG powered supercar: Maxximus LNG 2000 sets world records (VIDEO)
LOS ANGELES, CA, USA -- It was a day for the automotive history books when the Maxximus LNG 2000, the brainchild of financier Bruce McMahan and Indianapolis based designer Marlon Kirby, took to the track and shattered four world records, making it not only the world's fastest street legal car but also the fastest LNG powered supercar ever created,
according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
The Guinness world record for the fastest car powered by dry cell batteries is the Oxyride Racer, which achieved an average speed of 105.95 km/h (65.83 mph).
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the fastest car powered by biogas is 364.6 km/h (226.55 mph).
Driven by designer Marlon Kirby, The Maxximus LNG 2000 achieved:
• 0 – 60 m.p.h 1.96 seconds
• 0-150 m.ph. 9.21 seconds
• Speed in ¼ mile 159.9 mph
• ¼ mile elapsed time 9.63 seconds
The Maxximus team, which holds proprietary technology for LNG systems, is now the proud holder of a vehicle poised to revolutionize our gas guzzling habits and replace them with eco friendly technology that can reduce our dependence on foreign fuel sources.
Supercar is a term used most often to describe an expensive high end car. It has been defined specifically as "a very expensive, fast or powerful car".
Former records set by Maxximus Technology's Maxximus G Force were:
• 0 – 60 mph 2.0 seconds
• 0-150 mph 9.3 seconds
• Speed in ¼ mile 159 mph
• ¼ mile elapsed time 9.7 seconds
Centaur Performance Group unveiled the Maxximus LNG 2000 last year at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas.
Its unique qualities include:
• The car runs on LNG, CNG and LPG with on demand adjustments
• All carbon fiber body
• 430 CI twin turbos
• All aluminum V8, 1600 + HP
• Cryogenic chilled center-coolers
• Self pressuring fuel tanks
• Gaseous fuel injectors
• Boost reference gaseous regulators
• All state legal emissions
Centaur Performance Group is owned by financier and philanthropist, Bruce McMahan, who states, "We are truly excited to be producing this line of supercars.
By using LNG instead of fossil fuels, Centaur is showcasing our commitment to the future and to producing American made cars."
In addition, Centaur is also developing a consumer-targeted line of vehicles that can be powered by all three fuel types (LNG, CNG and LPG).
These cars are all equipped with on board technology developed by Maxximus that identifies all alternative fuel sources locally, regionally and nationally.