The Riversimple Rasa is not your average car, and we're not just talking about how it looks.
The Riversimple Rasa is an ultra-efficient hydrogen car for the city.
While your average car produces huge quantities of a delightful mix containing carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen and un-burnt hydrocarbons, the Rasa produces only one ingredient: water.
That's because this is a hydrogen car, powered by a pressurised container of the stuff which when passed through a "Proton Exchange Membrane" results in two ingredients being created, electricity and water.
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The electricity is then used to power the wheels while the water is simply released back into the world. It's a blissfully simple idea that can power the Rasa to 60mph and see it travel a full range of around 300-miles.
Riversimple is not expecting you to take the Rasa for a long drive though, instead it believes this can be the city car of the future, weaving through London's polluted roads and taking you guilt-free from A to B without the need for a bicycle.
Developed in the UK, Riversimple says the Rasa is a forward-thinking hydrogen car not only because it's so light (just 580 kg) but also because of its efficiency in using the hydrogen - it can manage a massive 250mpg.
So how can you get your hands on one of these? Well there are 20 cars set to be trialled this year in a pre-production test run, the car is then scheduled for full production in 2018.
Riversimple isn't taking a unique approach to paying for the Rasa as well, instead of paying a one-off fee, the company is charging £500 a month which gets you the car and free refills of hydrogen.
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