Venturi, the Monegasque constructor of high-performance electrical automobiles, is celebrating the fourth anniversary of its world pace document.
17.09.2020: On 19 September 2016, the Venturi VBB-3 achieved a pace of 549 km/h on Bonneville salt lake (Utah, USA), setting a document that has but to be crushed.
ELEVEN RECORD-BREAKING YEARS
On 19 September 2016, the Venturi VBB-3 achieved a pace of 549 km/h on Bonneville salt lake (Utah, USA), setting a document that has but to be crushed.
ELEVEN RECORD-BREAKING YEARS
On 19 September 2016, the Venturi VBB-3 adopted within the illustrious footsteps of its predecessors by reaching a pace of 549 km/h, setting a brand new FIA pace document in its class that’s nonetheless held by the Monegasque constructor to this present day. On the wheel of the “rocket on wheels”, Roger Schroer smashed his personal earlier document of 495 km/h, set in 2010 aboard the Venturi VBB-2.5.
Venturi’s foray into world pace data had begun a 12 months earlier, additionally in collaboration with college students from Ohio State College. The primary episode was a hydrogen-based success, with the Venturi VBB-2 powered by a gasoline cell. The document set then was 487 km/h, and it too stays unbeaten to this present day.
SEE THE MOVIE OF THE RECORD
FROM FOUR WHEELS TO TWO
On 1 July 2020, the Venturi Group – which owns the electrical motorbike model Voxan Motors – unveiled the brand new, high-performance Wattman, a descendant of the usual highway model first offered in 2013.
The Wattman is designed to turn out to be the world’s quickest electrical motorbike in its class, by beating the 330 km/h mark. In June 2021, six-time world champion Max Biaggi will head to the Salar de Uyuni salt flat in Bolivia, the place he’ll trip the Monaco-made motorbike in an try so as to add a brand new title to his gorgeous listing of achievements.
If he’s profitable, the Venturi Group will maintain three world data:
– 4 wheels / electrical propulsion / H2 gasoline cell: 487 km/h
– 4 wheel / electrical propulsion: 549 km/h
– 2 wheels / electrical propulsion / semi-streamliner motorbike: 330 km/h… and possibly extra!
« I’ve all the time been pushed by the will to innovate and expertise nice technological and human adventures. The Venturi VBB-3 and Voxan Wattman are the reflection of that. What’s extra, on every undertaking, the Venturi Group has carried among the greatest names within the automotive trade together with it, all the time striving in direction of the identical objective for the final 20 years: to develop the world of electromobility as quick as we probably can. »
Gildo Pastor, President of the Venturi Group
Fabrice BROUWERS –
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