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07/20/18
Wolfsburg
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Record-breaking run of the ID. R Pikes Peak from different perspectives

ID. R Pikes Peak’s record-breaking run
  • Onboard footage of the Volkswagen ID. R Pikes Peak hunting down the record
  •  Previously unpublished footage of the record-breaking run on Pikes Peak

Volkswagen made motorsport history at the 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on 24 June. At the wheel of the 500-kW (680-PS), fully-electric ID. R Pikes Peak, Romain Dumas (F) defeated cars powered by conventional drivetrain technology. The 40-year-old’s time of 7:57.148 minutes, not only smashed the previous record for electric cars, but also bettered the all-time record set in 2013 by Sébastien Loeb (F) – by fully 16.730 seconds.

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