The Start-up to 2,862 meters of altitude, the destination on 4.302 meters. In between the countless curves, at the edge of the abyss: Since 1916 the hunting of the Pikes Peak in the U.S. state of Colorado race is arguably the most spectacular mountain in the world. 31 years after VW has failed with a 652 HP Bimotor-Golf, want to know Wolfsburg now. In 2018, an electric race car should cause quite a stir.
VW I. D. R Pikes Peak is the Name of the vehicle, to break the record for electric race cars on Pikes Peak. The best brand is for 2016 at 8:57,118 minutes, prepared by the US-American Rhys Millen. In fact, electric vehicles is the route to the summit, some of the advantages: Maximum torque from the Start, and no loss of engine power due to the thin air.
Will piloted the VW I. D. R Pikes Peak from the two-times Le Mans winner Romain Dumas. The vehicle itself starts in the "Unlimited"class, engineers have virtually unlimited freedoms. Visually, the Pikes Peak VW recalls on the previous images to a Le Mans racing car in miniature. Striking is the huge rear spoiler and the width of the sub-floor. Because the route to the summit is now paved completely, can be reduced the ground clearance to a Minimum. The front of the I. D. R Pikes Peak quoted in the previous I. D.-studies from VW. Of course, with ulterior motives, finally, a success on the 2019 coming onto the market I. D. to emit a series.(rh)