– Electrically-powered super sports car unveiled: The Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak
– Volkswagen sets sights on record for electric cars on Pikes Peak
– Huge acceleration: Faster than Formula 1 and Formula E in a sprint
A new era for Volkswagen in motorsport: The brand unveiled its fully-electric super sports car, the I.D. R Pikes Peak, on Sunday. With 500 kW (680 PS), 650 Nm of torque and weighing less than 1,100 kg, the super sports car will take on the iconic Pikes Peak hill climb in Colorado Springs, USA, on 24 June 2018.
The goal: To beat the existing record of 8:57.118 minutes for electric cars at the “Race to the Clouds