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Philippe Stark designs a car
Famous French designer goes four-wheeling.

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World-renowned interior and industrial designer Philippe Stark has designed an electric car for Seychelles-based automaker Volteis called the V+byStark. It was unveiled at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show.

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The battery-powered runabout is built from aluminum and stainless steel and has a top speed of 40 mph and a range of 37 miles per 6-hour charge. Volteis specializes in building low speed vehicles targeted at island resort communities.

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The seats are constructed of a braided fabric, as is the luggage basket located in front of the steering wheel.

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The simplicity of the V+ recalls the French La Quazar concept from 1967.

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Philippe Stark designs a car

Famous French designer goes four-wheeling.

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