Rolls Royce’s nuclear car that can travel to Mars with ‘uranium’ filled engines

Rolls Royce are set to enter the space race with a nuclear-powered car that will be able to take drivers on a leisurely cruise to Mars.

The luxury car make has announced they will be stuffing some of their engines with traces of uranium, a nuclear quality that is usually used in nuclear power plants.

Taking that radioactive mass and sticking it under the bonnet appears to be the next step for space travel, as Rolls Royce took to Twitter to announce their new design feature.

READ MORE: AEW star Saraya 'terrified' to find fans think 'Earth is flat' after 'Manson ribs' poll

A "Micro-Reactor" may prove to be the next step as the car looks ready to take drivers into space and beyond.

Rolls Royce released a brief statement and a closer look at the "Rolls Royce Micro-Reactor" on Twitter, where they boasted the new engine would "withstand extreme conditions".

They wrote: "A Rolls-Royce Micro-Reactor is designed to use an inherently safe and extremely robust fuel form.

"Each uranium particle is encapsulated in multiple protective layers that act as a containment system, allowing it to withstand extreme conditions."

Such a powerful engine, Yahoo! reported, could be more than enough to transport drivers to the Moon and Mars, with Rolls Royce hoping that the fuel source can last a long trip to the Moon.

  • UK's most notorious executioner hanged serial killers and Nazis then went to pull pints

Nuclear fission appears to be the next step in space travel, with the mock-up shown by Rolls Royce part of their next steps in pushing their brand into orbit.

Rolls Royce's website confirmed their space-based plan, with a brief statement reading: "Nuclear power offers significant advantages in space exploration.

"As a self-contained and power dense solution, a micro-reactor can provide power for exploration of a planetary surface, or for power and propulsion of space craft."

It would appear that the brand best associated with James Bond is hoping to make its very own Moon and Mars bases.

For the latest breaking news and stories from across the globe from the Daily Star, sign up for our newsletter by clicking here.


  • Four people rushed to hospital after horror 'bulldog-like' animals attack on UK beach
  • USA's oldest 'Little Italy' cheese shop set to close after store 'devastated' by Covid
  • Man charged £3.7k for Starbucks coffee in 'sticky button' mishap blowing family budget
  • Woodpecker hoarder's 317kg acorn stash crashes through wall of home in 'unreal' find
  • Musician, 20, fighting rare brain cancer 'hopeful' after starting £450k trial treatment

Source: Read Full Article