- La Jamais Contente, 1899

La Jamais Contente

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The car named La Jamais Contente (The Never Statisfied) was the first car the reached a top speed that was over 100km/h. It drove 105.882km/h (65.792 mph) fast. The record was achived on the 29th of April 1899 in Achères near Paris.

The Belgian engineer and racing driver Camille Jenatzy developed and drove this car. It was powered by two 25kW electric engines with 200V and 125A.

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