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01/02/20

The future begins in Los Angeles

With the “Building an Electric Future” exhibition, Volkswagen and the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles are offering an insight into the development of the mobility of tomorrow.
09/02/19

Record at "heavens gate" in China

The ID.R from Volkswagen sets new standards on Mount Tianmen in China: Romain Dumas manages the 99 bends in less than eight minutes. We show exclusive pictures and a video.
08/29/19

99 turns to the heaven’s gate

It’s a motorsport adventure: In China on September 2, Volkswagen takes up the challenge of setting a record time with the ID.R on the Tianmen Mountain Big Gate Road. Will it be a record for the ages?
06/04/19

An emission-free record

The Volkswagen ID.R is the fastest electric vehicle ever to complete a lap of the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife. We have first impressions of the record run, plus two new videos: the complete run from cockpit- and helicopter perspective, amongst others.
05/23/19

Goosebumps guaranteed!

Romain Dumas chases the lap record for electric vehicles on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife with the ID.R. During the trackwalk, the Frenchman explains a few key points of probably the most challenging race track in the world. In addition, check out our three videos, cruising the Nordschleife with Romain Dumas, amongst others.
07/26/18

Future Running High

The ID. R Pikes Peak races at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

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