1993 Venturi 600

S Le Mans - Ex Jean-Pierre Marshall

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1993
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Légende et Passion
Espace Fontvielle
Monaco
Friday 30th April 2010 at 11AM
Chassis Number: TBA
The Venturi story goes back to the 1984 Paris Motor Show where, nestling in a corner under an unknown ‘Godfroy’ banner, stood a beautiful coupe. The Ventury (with a ‘y’) featured a space-frame chassis with Peugeot 205 McPherson suspension, wrapped with a two-tone metallic grey glass-fibre body work. At the rear was a humble 120bhp VW Golf GTI engine. It went down a storm with press and public. In 1992, Venturi embarked upon a more aggressive marketing strategy, reflected in an extended motor racing program.
This eventually led to the establishment of a joint Venturi-Larousse F1 race team and the creation of a one-make racing series, the Venturi Trophy. From 1993, Venturi focused on the renewed GT championship formulas and developed several 500bhp and 600bhp GT racers for the Le Mans 24 hours races. On offer today is one of seven Le Mans racers. Manufactured in 1993 this particu