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THE VEHICLE

VENTURI BUILDS THE FASTEST AND MOST POWERFUL ELECTRIC VEHICLE IN THE WORLD

 

With nearly 3,000 hp (2 x 1,500 hp), the 3rd generation of Venturi VBB will be the most powerful and fastest electric vehicle ever built. Roger Schroer, test driver at the Transportation Research Center (Ohio) and current holder of the FIA land speed record set in 2010 on the Venturi VBB-2.5 with 307 mph (495 km/h) will target the 400 mph in 2013, 440 mph in 2014 and over in 2015.

3 GENERATIONS OF VBB

VBB-2
2009

VBB-2.5
2010

VBB-3
2013
Body Carbon fiber skin Carbon fiber skin Carbon fiber skin
Cockpit Prepeg carbon fiber / aluminum honeycomb composite tub Prepeg carbon fiber / aluminum honeycomb composite tub Prepeg carbon fiber / aluminum honeycomb composite tub
Length 11 m 11 m 11.35 m
Tailfin high 1.5 m 1.5 m 1.57 m
Width 1 m 1 m 1.06 m
Weight 2.63 tons 1.95 tons 3.5 tons
Battery/fuel cell weight 1.4 tons 0.4 tons 1.6 tons
Drag coefficient 0.14 0.14 0.13
Technology Hydrogen Fuel Cell Lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) Lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4)
Number of cells 2,000 Fuel Cells 1,500 (cylindrical) 2,000 (pouch type)
Type 2 wheel drive (front) 2 wheel drive (front) 4 wheel drive
Total power 740 hp (550 kW) 800 hp (600 kW) up to 3,000 hp (up to 2,200 kW)
Total torque 500 Nm 500 Nm up to 2,800 Nm
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