By ompany Venturi Automobiles introduced the most powerful electric car in the world – VBB-3. Streamlined “cigar” intended solely to establish a record of speed, equipped with a pair of electric motors developing a total output of more than 3000 hp and a torque of over 2,800 N • m Current supply for them in 2000 zhelezofosfatnyh cells lithium batteries.
Presentation of the car took place last week at Wendover Airfield in Utah.
Guildo Pallanca Pastor, President of Venturi (left), and the ruling family of Monaco, Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene. Although the firm Venturi and French in origin, the de facto now focuses in Monaco, hence the support of the ruling house.
The car is built with the participation of scientists and students at Ohio State University. Actually VBB stands Venturi Buckeye Bullet, and Buckeye Bullet – a multi-year student project at Ohio University to establish a record electric cars.Previous car of the same series – Buckeye Bullet 2.5 – belongs to the official world speed record for electric vehicles (according to the FIA), equal to 495.526 km / h It was established in 2010 on the dry salt lake Bonneville.
At the same salt marshes team Venturi and Ohio State University is going to go now. Actually the first tests have been planned for the current week, but because of bad weather were canceled. However, the creators are going to hold and electric tests and the official races before the end of this year. They are going to overcome the bar to 600 km / h