Volkswagen I.D. R is the fastest EV to lap the Nürburgring

Just over a year ago, Volkswagen unveiled the I.D. R Pikes Peak. An all-electric racecar built specifically to set a new record at the Pikes Peak hill climb. 250 days since the project began, Volkswagen bagged the all-time record at Pikes Peak with the first ever sub-8 minute time with Romain Dumas at the wheel. … Continue reading Volkswagen I.D. R is the fastest EV to lap the Nürburgring

EVs blitz the timesheets at Goodwood FoS 2018

Fully electric drivetrains for the purpose of speed and lap times are trending for manufacturers who are just now entering the EV market. The hybrid setup already proved to the world the benefits of immediate power and monstrous torque in order to get ridiculous performance figures and while Formula E is the only full-racing format … Continue reading EVs blitz the timesheets at Goodwood FoS 2018

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