Volkswagen I.D. R Won’t Try to Beat its Own Pikes Peak Record, May Try for Other Records

The record-breaking Volkswagen I.D. R will not return to Pikes Peak for 2019, says Sven Smeets, VW’s motorsport director. Instead, the brand is exploring other records that might help VW develop its electric performance vehicles. “We spoke to our marketing and communications [departments] and, in…

Pikes Peak: Qualifying run

On #flashbackfriday we rewind to the mighty fast qualifying run at Pikes Peak. Enjoy the ride with Romain Dumas. Don’t miss any updates, subscribe here to the Volkswagen YouTube channel: http://vwgroup.to/YnzD8 — Further information can be found on our Media-Services: https://www.volkswagen-media-services.com/ and on the Volkswagen…

Listen to the Weird Harmonics of the Twin Engine Golf

Back in 1987 Volkswagen decided that it wanted to take on Pikes Peak, and to do that it figured the simplest way would be to send the most diabolically complicated Golf ever conceived to Colorado. Why they decided to build the most mechanically complex vehicle…

Volkswagen considers performance electric vehicles

Even though Volkswagen hasn’t launched its … ID R Pikes Peak, which Volkswagen describes as “an ambassador … problem the good people at Volkswagen have to resolve. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author: Even though Volkswagen hasn’t launched its … ID R Pikes Peak, which Volkswagen…

Volkswagen @ Pikes Peak: Complete Run 360° view

Feel yourself as the driver of the Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak and see stunning pictures from the legendary race to the clouds. The new video make it happen. Enjoy the full 360° view! Don’t miss any updates, subscribe here to the Volkswagen YouTube channel:…

I.D. R Pikes Peak: Die Geschichte hinter dem Rekord

Am 24.06.2018 hat der I.D. R Pikes Peak am legendären gleichnamigen Berg nicht nur den Rekord für Elektrofahrzeuge eingestellt, sondern gleich noch den Gesamtrekord eingesammelt. Sehen sie hier im Rückblick welchen Weg das Volkswagen Team dafür gehen musste. Kein Video von Volkswagen mehr verpassen, hier…

I.D. R Pikes Peak: The story behind the record

On June, 24th 2018 the I.D. R Pikes Peak broke not only the record for electric cars at the legendary race to the clouds. It even gained the overall record. Here you can watch the recap and see what the Volkswagen-Team had to do to…

I.D. R Pikes Peak: Goodwood record onboard

Onboard-Perspektive der Rekordfahrt von Romain Dumas im I.D. R Pikes Peak beim Goodwood Festival 2018. Onboard-perspective of the record-breaking run of Romain Dumas in the I.D. R Pikes Peak at the Goodwood Festival 2018. Kein Video von Volkswagen mehr verpassen, hier geht’s zum Abo: http://vwgroup.to/YnzD8…