Volkswagen Pikes Peak

Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak electric race car – Race to the Clouds

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  • The I.D. R paves the way for Volkswagen’s electro-mobility strategy
  • Electric racer shows sporting potential of the MEB powertrain
  • Volkswagen R and Volkswagen Motorsport enhance their collaboration
  • The world’s most famous hillclimb is set to run on June 24 in Colorado

Volkswagen has named its latest motorsport project the I.D. R Pikes Peak. This all-electric prototype racing car will compete in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 24 in Colorado.

The four-wheel-drive racing car points to the sporting potential of the I.D. family of all-electric vehicles and is also the first step towards a closer relationship between Volkswagen R and Volkswagen Motorsport.

The Volkswagen brand plans to offer more than 20 fully-electric cars by 2025. Manufacture of the first production model of the I.D. family is scheduled to start at the end of 2019 in Zwickau, Germany. read more

source:vw.com

 

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