Mining bitcoin while charging your electric car. Here is the curious idea brought by Daymak with the Spitirus Ultimate.
The Canadian manufacturer Daymak has found a very special way to get noticed in the car market.. Indeed, he has just announced the Spiritus Ultimate which he presents as “the first able to , from dogecoin to , when parked. “
The vehicle will carry a computer platform based on agraph ( ) able to offer the computing power necessary for the extraction of currency . The will be done when the Spiritus is parked and charging, either plugged into the mains, or on a wireless charging station designed by Daymak or even when it is charging via its integrated solar panels. This last option should be taken with a grain of salt in view of the consumption of high level caused by cryptocurrency mining.
Each Spiritus will be a blockchain node
Each Spiritus will be aof the blockchain that Daymak intends to set up and will have a digital wallet to store currencies. “We envision a future where your highway tolls, parking, and drive-through order will be paid directly on the fly with crypto. Your online invoices and your banking transactions can be processed by the same software platform paid in crypto, ”enthuses the manufacturer.
About thein itself, the Spiritus Ultimate is a three-wheel all-wheel drive chassis developing 200 hp. The manufacturer announces the 0 to 100 in 1.8 seconds, a peak speed of 130 km / h and a range of 480 km with the 80 kWh battery. Solar panels are intended to power “non-mechanical systems”.
The launch of the Spiritus Ultimate is scheduled for 2023, but it is already available for pre-order at a price of 149,000 dollars (around 123,000 euros at the current price). We will wait for the first prototype scheduled for September to see how it all takes shape …