Presentation

An electrifying crossover

Unveiled at the Paris Motor Show in 2010, America is an electric crossover that boasts the performance, balance and handling of a sports car. America is a revolution in the world of outstanding electric vehicles, with a combination of speed and silence ensuring an immensely satisfying. Whether on mountain roads, forest trails or hilly lanes, this hugely versatile all-terrain vehicle offers its driver a sense of freedom found nowhere else.

Design

America’s designer, Sacha Lakic, imagined the car as a contemporary moving sculpture, simple yet sophisticated, steeped in emotion, every one of its curves carefully shaped for aesthetic and tactile pleasure. America’s open, buggy-inspired body shape provides a unique position for its driver and passenger, allowing them to feel at one with the landscape.

Technical Challenge

The result of a decade of technological innovation in the field of sustainable mobility, the Venturi America has redefined the meaning of “sports car”. For the design of this groundbreaking creation, Venturi was keen to blend the styling and performance of a sports car, with the versatility of an all-terrain vehicle. At home in town or on mountain roads, America is an invitation to adventure off the beaten track, while respecting the environment in terms of greenhouse gas emissions and noise pollution.

Specification

Buggy-type electric sports vehicle – 2 seater
Rear-wheel drive
53 kWh Lithium Ion Polymer batteries developed by Venturi
Max. power: 300 kW (407 HP)
Max. torque: 480 Nm
0-100 km/h: 4.5 sec
Top speed: 220 km/h
Range: 300 km (at a stable 90 km/h)
Weight: 1,425 kg

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