THE FRENCH KART

Become the ambassadors of a new kind of motorsport!

Introduction

What is the French Kart ?

The French Kart could become a new kind of motor sport thanks to you. Its particularity? It is used sitting cross-legged on a 100% all-terrain electric go-kart and its use can be adapted according to your desire.

If you love mortorsport thrills, then you could participate in races full of obstacles on a motocross terrain-like terrain while if you prefer a family leisure, simply going to an empty field would be perfect to have fun.

In this video, you will see the latest prototype of the French Kart in action. For more information, go to the Specs & Features section.

Prepare for the Adrenaline

The best materials have been used to build our Karts.

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Acceleration & Braking

All controls are within reach: ignition, throttle and braking thanks to an hydraulic rear disc.

Safety belt

A belt located at the level of the groin will keep you safely sat on our Kart.

Made of polyethylene

This material allows the French Kart to be light and robust while keeping its elegance.

Power

Lithium batteries will give you at least 1 hour of fun and can be easily replaced by new ones to hit the tracks immediately.

Lightweight

The material used as well as its size and weight make the Kart a light and easy to carry.

Eco-friendly

The French Kart is 100% electric.

Advantages

Light & Easy to transport

Thanks to its small size, the French Kart can easily fit in the boot of your car. No need to use a trailer to transport it unlike a traditional kart or a quad that can also be very heavy.

Moreover, the fact that the French Kart is 100% electric allows it not to emit gas nor to leave a bad smell of fuel.

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The French Kart 5000

The adult’s model is equipped with a 5000W-72V motor with 6 x 12V-12A batteries. Batteries last 1h and can be replaced by a new battery pack easily to re-hit the tracks immediately.

  • Maximum speed: about 31 mph (50 km/h)
  • Rear disc brake
  • Weight : about 88 lb (40 kg)
  • Wheels width: 4 inches

The French Kart 800

The children’s model is equipped with a 800W-36V motor and 3 x 12V-12A batteries. It can be pre-set on 3 speeds: slow, moderate and maximum. Batteries last 1h and can be replaced by a new battery pack easily to re-hit the tracks immediately.

  • Maximum speed: about 19 miles (30 km/h)
  • Rear disc brake
  • Weight : about 66 lb (30 kg)
  • Wheels width: 4 inches
marcel Beltran CEO & Inventor of the French Kart

Marcel BELTRAN

CEO & Inventor of French Kart

Marcel Beltran has a diploma in cycles and motorcycles Mechanics and has always been passionate about this universe. Also a nature lover, he has been farming animals for 15 years without abandoning his primary passion for mechanics and inventions of all kinds. Passion for which he devoted his free time until the invention of the “French Kart”. Father of two, he created the very first French Kart -then called “Tailleur Kart” (Cross-legged Kart) - for the entertainment of his children based on one of his fondest childhood memories.

Jean-Michel Berthomieu

CFO & Co-funder of French Kart

Chartered accountant and former head of the accounting firm ``JM Berthomieu`` composed of ten employees. He leaves the accounting world after sixteen years of experience to devote himself to several start-ups with notably the company ``Transactionis``, the ``Adamentis Group`` and today the Start-up ``FRENCH KART`` where the association with Marcel Beltran appeared as an evidence for him.

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The origins of the French Kart

The origin of the French Kart goes back to 2012, in the south of France. Marcel, its creator, invented the very first French Kart -then called “Tailleur Kart” (Cross-legged Kart)- based on one of his fondest childhood memories for the entertainment of his son. As a child, he enjoyed going down the slopes of his village while sitting on his skateboard with his friends.

And thus was born the idea of the French Kart which led him to create the first prototype. In light of its success, even among the adults who tried it, Marcel decided to refine his invention -while retaining its signature cross-legged posture- so he, his family and his friends could have fun competing together.

6 years on, an incalculable number of hours of work and a dozen hand-made prototypes later, Marcel had created the final model of his invention: the “French Kart”, the first cross-legged, all-terrain, electric Kart.

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