Racing the Past
Thierry Farges unplugged his gleaming electric car at the Paris exhibition centre yesterday, jumped in and sped off before a crowd of admirers.
The sleek and silent machine was the centre of attention because it holds a world-speed record of more than 60mph - set in 1899.
The oddly named Jamais Contente (Never Satisfied) is one of a dozen clean vehicles from the 19th and early 20th century that are starring at this year's Rétromobile car show.
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