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Venturi is a French company which is famous in design of unconventional cars based on Ferrari and Porsche models.

Two-seated sportive cars have been produced under this brand since 1985. In appearance Venturi cars are similar with Ferrari.

Avoiding next bankruptcy in 1996 the company has released new sportive Atlantique 300 model. The car duplicates appearance of Venturi 260 with coupe body but it is equipped with more powerful V6 benzene engine.

The same year Venturi 210 cabriolet was out of production because of disappointment. It was followed by "210 Cabrio" model with folding top.

Program of 96 year was crowned by "400GT" model with 6-cylinder 24-valve engine of 400 hp power with 2 turbocharge.

Some years ago French automaker of real Venturi sportcars went bankrupt. But the brand did not disappear. Group of enthusiasts has bought all rights on famous Venturi brand and try to prepare and start up production of models which were designed from the scratch.

The owner of long suffering brand in 1997 became a Thai company named Nakarin Benz which has invested a considerable sum into Venturi.

On Geneva autoshow of 2002 the company announced its own research - extreme sportive coupe Venturi Fetish. This stylish car, as it said by experts, may compete with famous sportive brands, such as Ferrari and Porsche.

Incredibly soft and, at the same time, muscular lines of body give the car very powerful and razor-edge exterior. At designing of body and chassis of Venturi Fetish aluminum and composites were actively used. It allows reducing mass of car. Under the hood of new car is just a two-liter engine of 180 hp power, which, however, accelerates the light two-seater up to a hundred km/h in just six seconds and its top speed reaches 225 km/h. In the nearest future the company plans to create low-volume production of this sportive coupe.

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