SOURCE: Centaur Maxximus Motion

February 09, 2012 14:35 ET

UPDATE: Maxximus Technology, Creators of the World's Fastest Street Legal Supercar, Shatters Its Own Speed Record With Innovative LNG Powered Maxximus LNG 2000

4 World Speed Records Broken at South Georgia Motorsports Park on January 23rd by Maxximus LNG 2000 Including 0-60mph in a Staggering 1.96 Seconds

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 9, 2012) - It was a day for the automotive history books when the Maxximus LNG 2000, the brainchild of financier Bruce McMahan and Indianapolis based designer Marlon Kirby took to the track and shattered four world records, making it not only the world's fastest street-legal car but the fastest LNG powered supercar ever created. While others may claim records through bravado and hyperbole, the Maxximus team, which holds proprietary technology for LNG systems, is now the proud holder of a vehicle poised to revolutionize our gas guzzling habits and replace them with eco friendly technology that can reduce our dependence on foreign fuel sources. To see video of the Maxximus LNG 2000 at its speed trials please click on

Driven by designer Marlon Kirby, The Maxximus LNG 2000 achieved:

0 - 60 mph 1.96 seconds
0 - 150 mph 9.21 seconds
Speed in 1/4 mile 159.9 mph
1/4 mile elapsed time 9.63 seconds

Former records set by Maxximus Technology's Maxximus G Force were:

0 - 60 mph 2.0 seconds
0 - 150 mph 9.3 seconds
Speed in 1/4 mile 157 mph
1/4 mile elapsed time 9.7 seconds

Centaur Performance Group ( unveiled the Maxximus LNG 2000 last year at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas. Its unique qualities include:

  • The car runs on LNG, CNG and LPG with on demand adjustments
  • All carbon fiber body
  • 430 CI twin turbos
  • All aluminum V8, 1600 + HP
  • Cryogenic chilled intercoolers
  • Self pressuring fuel tanks
  • Gaseous fuel injectors
  • Boost reference gaseous regulators
  • All state legal emissions

Centaur Performance Group is owned by financier and philanthropist Bruce McMahan, who states, "We are truly excited to be producing this line of supercars. By using LNG instead of fossil fuels, Centaur is showcasing our commitment to the future and to producing American made cars."

In addition, Centaur is also developing a consumer-targeted line of vehicles that can be powered by all three-fuel types (LNG, CNG and LPG). These cars are all equipped with on board technology, developed by Maxximus, that identifies all alternative fuel sources locally, regionally and nationally.

Centaur Performance Group specializes in credit, relative value and niche energy strategies. Centaur's energy team allocates investment capital to private, continental U.S. based, oil and natural gas assets and the production of American energy resources. Hedge Week named Centaur's credit strategy as the Best Credit Fund of 2009. Centaur is headquartered on Fisher Island, FL, with affiliate offices in Bermuda and Rancho Santa Fe, California.

As Co-Founder and Chairman of the National Cristina Foundation (NCF), McMahan leads a non-profit organization with more than seven hundred worldwide affiliations. Its mission is to support the international development of technology applications for people with special needs. The Foundation originated the concept of technology reuse in 1983 and specializes in redistributing computers and other electronic hardware from corporations and individuals who have outgrown the technology and making them available to those in need.

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