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06/03/19
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6:05.336 minutes – Volkswagen ID.R sets new electric record on the Nürburgring

6:05.336 minutes – Volkswagen ID.R sets new electric record on the Nürburgring
ID.R sets new electric record on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife.
  • Volkswagen ID.R has driven the fastest emission-free lap of all time on the most difficult race track in the world
  • Volkswagen driver Romain Dumas beat the previous record by 40.564 seconds
  • Following the record on Pikes Peak and the e-record in Goodwood, this is the third record for the ID.R

Volkswagen has achieved another milestone in electro-mobility: The ID.R, powered by two electric motors, lapped the Nürburgring-Nordschleife in 6:05.336 minutes – faster than any electric vehicle before it. Romain Dumas (F) beat the previous record set by Peter Dumbreck (GB, NIO EP9) in 2017 by 40.564 seconds. With an average speed of 204.96 km/h, the ID.R once again underlined the impressive performance capabilities of Volkswagen’s electric drive. This 500 kW (680 PS) emission-free race car is the racing flagship of the future fully electric ID. product family from Volkswagen.

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