By presenting the first desirable electric vehicle at the Paris Motorshow, Venturi created on the one hand a new segment, that of the electric sports car, and on the other hand carried an extremely positive message for the future of the automobile, composed of high performance and driving pleasure. Venturi, for those unaware, is a small output French automaker that opened its doors in and who specializes in eye-catching sportscars. The company folded in the year , but was given new funding in , demonstrating its new found vigor by creating a wild prototype vehicle for the Geneva International Motor Show, from which the current production-ready vehicle was derived. With the engine ideally positioned in rear central position and a monocoque carbon chassis, the overall architecture of the Venturi is comparable to that of a thoroughbred sports car.
The Venturi Fetish was first displayed at the Paris Motorshow and by doing so Venturi created on the one hand a new segment, that of the electric sports car, and on the other hand carried an extremely positive message for the future of the automobile, composed of high performance and driving pleasure. The Fetish Roadster is a 2 seater, rear wheel drive electric car weighing in at an impressive kg thanks to its light-weight design, carbon fibre body and advanced batteries. The batteries weigh kg and are made up of 31 modules of Lithium Ion batteries. These are liquid cooled and placed in a T formation in the centre of the vehicle for best performance and road handling. The Venturi can accelerate to 60mph in under 5 seconds and produces bhp taking the car up to a limited mph.
Suppose you heard that a European company was releasing a terrific new sports car and that only 25 of them were scheduled to be made. Each one of them will be a unique collector's item, custom tailored to their owner's specifications. You'd have your checkbook out in a heartbeat, right? Well, maybe you wouldn't. Not everybody can afford a nearly half-a-million-dollar car.
Venturi was purchased by Gildo Pallanca Pastor after declaring bankruptcy in at which point the company shifted focus to electric vehicles. The company is also one of the founding teams of the Formula E franchise. Our tools include a mobile app , charging cost calculator and EV selector. Not sure which model EV to choose? EV Select compare electric vehicles battery electric range over various vehicle types.