Video of the Day: Volkswagen ID. R Sets First Official Record For 99-Turn Tianmen Mountain Big Gate Road

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="33698"] source: Volkswagen Romain Dumas covers the 6.78-mile mountain course in 7 minutes, 38.585 seconds Fifth major accomplishment for ID. R electric race car In a first, the all-electric Volkswagen ID. R has established a new record for the stunning Tianmen Mountain Big Gate Road, a 99-turn route that had never before been used as a performance car benchmark. With a time of 7 minutes, 38.585 seconds, Volkswagen ID. R driver Romain...

Volkswagen ID.R Returns To Goodwood To Defend Its Title

source: Volkswagen Motorsports Romain Dumas returns to iconic southern England event to defend the record set last year Volkswagen Motorsport lines up with a special sprint version of the ID.R Herndon — The Volkswagen ID.R is set to defend its title at the prestigious “Goodwood Festival of Speed” in West Sussex, England July 4th to 7th.  Last year, Romain Dumas, at the wheel of the fully-electric race car, set a new record for electric vehicles, completing the mile-long r...

Volkswagen ID.R Sets New Electric Record On The Nürburgring

source: Volkswagen Motorsport Editor's note: After conquering Pike's Peak (here and here) and the Goodwood Festival of Speed (here), the next brass ring was the Nurburgring. The Volkswagen ID.R and Romain Dumas just did that with an e-record of 6:05.336, beating the previous record by 40.564 seconds. 6:05.336 minutes – the Volkswagen ID.R has driven the fastest emission-free lap of all time on the most difficult race track in the world Volkswagen driver Romain Dumas beat the previous record ...

New Volkswagen ID. R Makes Its Debut at the Nürburgring Nordschleife

source: Volkswagen Motorsports Following last year’s record at Pikes Peak, the ID. R has been redeveloped to set the electric lap record on the Nürburgring Volkswagen launches ID. R virtual racing simulator on RaceRoom Wolfsburg —The Volkswagen ID. R electric race car makes its world debut today, having been in continuous development following last year’s success at setting the outright record at the 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Denver, Colorado. The racing ...