The Venturi VBB 3 sets a tentative class record at the Bonneville Salt Flats, doing 240.320 mph. Conditions were so bad that the team couldn't go faster.
Venturi VBB-3: fastest and most powerful electric vehicle
- Jonathon Ramsey
- Aug 28, 2015
- Domenick Yoney
- Jun 27, 2015
Monaco-based Venturi Automobiles will longer produce automobiles, and has also ceased its Voxan electric motorcycle project. Instead, it will focus on racing in the Formula E and setting speed records.
- John Beltz Snyder
- Aug 19, 2014
Electric automaker Venturi hopes to post a new electric land speed record this week, despite Bonneville Speed Week being cancelled. The VBB-3, developed with Ohio State University, is powered by two 1,500-hp electric motors. If the salt flats are sufficiently dry, the team hopes to set a new electric world speed record of over 600 kilometers per hour (373 mph), and possibly 700 kph (435 mph). The Venturi BB-2.5 set a record of 495 kph (307 mph) in 2010. Read more at Electric Autosport, and keep
- Danny King
- Apr 30, 2013
Top that, Wolverines! Ohio State University is once again teaming with Venturi in an effort to set land-speed records for electric vehicles, with the team's next escapade set for September. Meet the third Buckeye Bullet, also known as the Venturi VBB-3.