Ever since Venturi principal Gildo Pallanca Pastor scooped up the French motorcycle marque Voxan a few years back, we've wondered how Sacha Lakic – the go-to designer for the Monégasque businessman – would fuse the past products of the brand with its future-oriented electric drivetrain. We now have our answer. The Voxman Wattman has just been revealed at the Paris Motorcycle Show (le Salon de la Moto, for you sophisticated types), and it appears he decided to start from a fres
Gildo Pallanca Pastor picked up French automaker Venturi back in 2001 after it had sunk into bankruptcy. Gildo has since produced a unique line-up of Sacha Lakic-designed electric vehicles, including a couple of sports cars and a pair of solar-paneled wagons. Now, he's doing it again, only this time the distressed French company is motorcycle maker Voxan. The goal is the same however. The previously produced gas-powered (and coincidentally, Sacha Lakic-designed) machines will remain "collectors'
As previously promised the wraps have come off the Venturi Volage at the Paris Motor Show. While Michelin may have been a collaborator on the revealed electric GT, one glance leaves no doubt it belongs to the Venturi family. It not only shares the carbon fiber body of its sibling, the Fétish, but it will also be lovingly hand-assembled in limited quantities at the same Monaco atelier. Styled by Sacha Lakic, the smooth-bottomed Volage is said to be "designed by subtraction" with its carbon