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06/04/19
Adenau, Germany
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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.

6:05.336 minutes – Volkswagen ID.R sets new electric record on the Nürburgring
6:05.336 minutes – new electric record for the ID.R on the Nordschleife

Video: the record run, summary

Full focus required from Romain Dumas: After months of preparation, everything had to come together perfectly on 3 June 2019
20.8 kilometres, 73 corners: The Nordschleife is the most difficult racetrack in the world
Pure joy: Romain Dumas and Volkswagen Motorsport Director Sven Smeets celebrate the third record in twelve months for the ID.R
The ID.R was the subject of extensive further development for the record attempt in the “Green Hell” – particularly the car’s aerodynamics

Video: the record run, complete with cockpit- and helicopter-perspective plus Dumas-Interview