The Ford Nucleon was a scale model concept car developed by Ford in 1958 as a design on how a nuclear-powered car might look. The car was to use a steam engine powered by uranium fission similar to how nuclear submarines work. The mock-up.
Developed in the Ford Nucleon showed the world what Ford thought the future held for automobiles. In reality, the future of cars looks nothing like the Nucleon, which got its power from a small nuclear reactor.