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08/14/18
Wolfsburg (D)
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Success factors for the ID. R Pikes Peak: 4.000 kilometres of test drives

Success factors for the ID. R Pikes Peak: 4.000 kilometres of test drives
Volkswagen ID. R Pikes Peak
  • Electric race car completed test phase in Germany, France and the USA
  • Converted Golf GTI TCR as technology carrier at the start of development
  • Romain Dumas drove the full 19.99 kilometres at Pikes Peak for the first time in the race

It was all over after exactly 7:57.148 minutes. With Romain Dumas at the wheel, the ID. R Pikes Peak crossed the finish line in the world’s most famous hill climb. A record-breaking sprint that lasted 19.99 kilometres, preceded by numerous tests over a distance of 4,000 kilometres – spread over six months.

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