According to Inhabitat.com
, the Illuminati Motor Works Seven battery operated motorcar not only works, it’s capable of 207.5 MPG and it can do zero to sixty faster than Subaru’s BR-Z sports car.
It was built in a barn in central Illinois.
describes the car, which looks like a retro style bat mobile, as a street-legal four seat battery electric vehicle (BEV) that was created from scratch specifically for the Progressive Automotive X Prize. The steel frame and foam/fiberglass body were constructed by hand.
According to Gizmodo
, the Illuminati team didn't win the $5 million offered by the 2010 Progressive Automotive X Prize to anyone who could build a 100 MPG car as roomy, fast and sure-footed as a modern family sedan. A mechanical issue disqualified the car in the final competition.
But team leader Kevin Smith and his crew have been improving their baby ever since.