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Venturi Jamais Contente topped 515 km/h – a new world record

Venturi Jamais Contente topped 515 km/h – a new world record

| MotorSport, Venturi Venturi Jamais Contente also known as Venturi Buckeye Bullet in America has set a new world record in the electric powered rides category. Equipped with an amazingly powerful 800 horsepower electric motor and lithium Ion batteries, the ‘never satisfied’ zero-emissions ride has topped an average speed of over 495 km/h over 1 km in both directions and top speed of 515 km/h. The Venturi Buckey...

Venturi shows the Volage concept at NAIAS 2010

Venturi shows the Volage concept at NAIAS 2010

| Concept Cars, Venturi At the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the French electric cars manufacturer Venturi Automobiles has presented its innovative concept vehicle Volage. Engineered in close technological collaboration between Venturi Automobiles and Michelin, the Volage concept benefits from Michelin’s Active Wheel technology, which incorporates two electric motors per wheel (1 for suspension and...

Venturi Automobiles: year 2008

Venturi Automobiles: year 2008

| Technology, Venturi All year round we worked hard to develop the most efficient electric cars in the world, but also the "zero emission" urban vehicles adapted to the evolution wished by cities which become often too much polluted to insure the air quality needed for life. And so we presented in March 2008 the electric Citroën Berlingo “Powered by Venturi” as a result of a strong collaboration between PSA Peu...

Venturi presents its range of electric vehicles at the Paris Motor Show

Venturi presents its range of electric vehicles at the Paris Motor Show

| Technology, Venturi From the 4th to the 19th of October 2008, the whole Venturi’s range of electric vehicles is displayed on its 5OO sqm booth in the Hall 5/1 at the Paris Motor Show which is held in Porte de Versailles. You will discover as a world premiere Volage, the ultimate electric GT equipped with the best of Michelin’s technology: the Active Wheel, as well as the final version of Eclectic, the innovate...

Venturi Eclectic, movie star !

Venturi Eclectic, movie star !

| Venturi In his last movie Babylon A.D.*, Mathieu Kassovitz picked the Venturi Eclectic prototype, specially customized as a police car for this futuristic movie. See the trailer * Coming out in France on the 20th of August 2008 - Actors: Vin Diesel, Mélanie Thierry, Michelle Yeoh, Gérard Depardieu ...

Venturi Astrolab – Hybrid Concept

Venturi Astrolab – Hybrid Concept

| Concept Cars, Technology, Venturi ELECTRO-SOLAR HYBRID With 3.6 sqm of photovoltaic cells giving an exceptional yield of 21%, and covered by a film composed of nano-prisms enabling denser concentration of solar energy, Astrolab is the first high-performance solar vehicle to be commercialized in the world. Capable of working with very little energy (16 kWc engine) and of recharging even when in motion, this vehicle of another...

Venturi Fetish

Venturi Fetish

| Technology, Venturi THE AMBASSADRESS OF THE ELECTRIC VEHICLE At the “Mondial de l'Automobile” (Paris Motor Show) of 2004, Venturi launched a surprising concept for its 20th anniversary : Fetish, the world’s 1st electric sports car. This highly innovative move from Venturi caused a major cultural change. Since then, the Venturi Fetish has gone all around the world, changing the image of the electric car and in...