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VW smashes the Pikes Peak record in an EV

We repeat: Volkswagen has smashed the legendary Pikes Peak hill climb record in a specially developed electric vehicle called the ID R Pikes Peak. With Pikes Peak veteran Romain Dumas at the wheel, VW set not only the fastest time set by an EV but the beat the all-time record of 8m13.878s set by Sebastian […]

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Aiming for the top with e-power: Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak

Most innovations and revolutions in the automotive industry are accepted on the back of motorsport achievements and the era of all-electric cars is being ushered in a similar fashion. We have Formula-E, the Tesla Model S that can do 0-100kph in just 2.5 seconds, Nio EP9, Rimac and now this – VW’s all-electric prototype racecar […]


Video: ‘Climbkhana’ – Ken Block’s insane Pikes Peak run

Ken Block is a special kind of petrol head and is extremely talented in hooning around. Luckily, he is also really good at making a showcase of his skills and hooning madness for the rest of the world to enjoy. This time, he’s got his 1400bhp methanol-injected Hoonicorn V2 vaporising its tyres on the infamous Pikes […]