This solar-powered electric car can run for months without charging

The product of six years of research and development

The Lightyear 0 features a series of curved solar panels on its roof and hood to complement a small 60kWh battery pack

Lightyear 0 – a solar-powered electric vehicle (EV) capable of running for up to seven months without being plugged into a traditional charge

This combination gives the car an impressive 388 miles (625km) of range

44 miles (70km) of which are derived from solar power alone

The company says its “patented, double curve solar arrays” are optimized to yield up to 11,000km-worth of power every year

Lightyear says it plans to produce 946 units for the princely sum of $263,000.

Lightyear says it plans to produce 946 units for the princely sum of $263,000.