Venturi Jamais Contente: World record for an electric car
- 500 KM / H for an electric car
Bonneville, Utah August 24, 2010: Equipped with a 800 HP electric motor and lithium ion batteries, the VENTURI NEVER SATISFIED has established a new world record of over 495 km / h averaged over 1 km in 2 directions * and officially recorded a maximum speed of 515 km / h.
Pilotees by American Roger Schroer, this record realized in partnership with the Ohio State University is "VENTURI GLOBAL CHALLENGES". It comes supplement the record established by Venturi in 2009, namely the world speed record for a hydrogen car (FIA World Record, 487 km / h, Sept. 2009).
The fastest electric car in the world
Gildo Pallanca Pastor, President of Venturi indicates that this project marks an important step in the history of the automobile, "the" Jamais Contente "Camille Jenatzi has the" Venturi Jamais Contente ", it took 111 years to go 100 to 500 km / h with an electric vehicle. It is a great satisfaction to be able to demonstrate Venturi by the realization of this historic step, its technological lead in the field of electric propulsion. "
La Jamais Contente?
The adventure is not completed so far, and return a Venturi Bonneville in 2011 and 2012.
Venturi Jamais Contente and inspiring 1899 will be presented for the first time at the next Paris Motor odds to other vehicles of record Venturi Global Challenges and novelties of the brand in the field of electric sports car.
* Subject to FIA homologation
The Monegasque company for 10 years conducted an innovation policy thrust in the field of electric vehicle. Mastering the most advanced technological solutions in this sector, VENTURI's expertise extends from urban vehicle in a high performance vehicle.
The "VENTURI GLOBAL CHALLENGES" are a series of technological challenges, but also human through which Venturi intends to demonstrate its technological lead.
02 mission, which took place from 3 May to 13 July 2010 is a great human adventure. A Citroen Berlingo "Powered by Venturi" has traveled 13,400 km by road without assistance Shanghai Paris.
Mission 03 is in the design of a clean vehicle capable of operating in extreme climatic conditions of Antarctica and will be used for the purposes of the "Princess Elisabeth" station, the first station in Antarctica be entirely fed by the energies renewable.
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