The future of mobility is closer than you think

The future of  mobility is going to come in all shapes, sizes and guises. It probably won't have a driver. It's likely to be in the air. And it might just be underground...

Imagine racing to the car’s capacity with no traffic jams, no weather concerns, just atmospheric surroundings.

World Rally Championship driver Elfyn Evans has made it a reality, racing at the wheel of the new Ford Fiesta ST in a salt mine 400 meters underground. Dubbed by Ford the “greatest road you never heard of”, the location is kept secret (our guess is Carrickfergus mine in Northern Ireland). It’s definitely not your typical race track. With the sound of the W200PS 1.5-litre EcoBoost engine amplified by 22 million years old salt walls, the result is pretty spectacular.

Could the future of transportation lie in underground driving?

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