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01/19/19
Wolfsburg
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Volkswagen sets sights on electric record on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife

Fine-tuning for the Volkswagen ID. R ahead of the unique characteristics of the Nordschleife
  • Pikes Peak winner Romain Dumas to drive the further-developed Volkswagen ID. R
  • Unique sports car spearheads Volkswagen’s electrification strategy as ambassador to the future family of electric production vehicles
  • “Green Hell” regarded as one of the most demanding racetracks in the world

Volkswagen is driving electromobility forward at high speed, both in production vehicles and on the racetrack. Following the record-breaking run at the famous Pikes Peak Hill Climb, the ID. R – Volkswagen’s fully-electric sports car – has now set its sights on another record in the summer of 2019: the lap record for electric cars on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife, which is regarded as the toughest racetrack in the world.

Volkswagen Motorsport Director Sven Smeets
Volkswagen ID. R Pikes Peak and ID. BUZZ, Volkswagen Motorsport Team with driver Romain Dumas.

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