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2018 Volkswagen ID R Pikes Peak race car

VW ID R Pikes Peak racer accelerates faster than an F1 car

Volkswagen on Sunday took the covers off its new ID R electric race car at a special launch event in Alès, France. This is the car that VW will enter in the 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, currently scheduled for June 24. The ID R will contest Pikes Peak’s Electric Modified... read more

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This 850-hp GT-R powered Ford Focus took on Pikes Peak

Watch an 850-hp GT-R-powered Ford Focus attack Pikes Peak

We're calling it a Ford Focus, but that's like calling Robocop a man. There are bits and pieces of him left in the machine, but he's way more cybernetic bits than Alex Murphy... read more July 28, 2017 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91 protoype during the 2017 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Watch the Faraday Future FF 91 take on Pikes Peak

Electric car startup Faraday Future may be facing some significant financial challenges right now, but that didn’t stop the company from entering the 2017 Pikes Peak... read more June 30, 2017 by


 
Pikes Peak Acura

Romain Dumas wins 2017 Pikes Peak hill climb, his third title

The 2017 Pikes Peak Hill Climb saw dozens of entrants, but only a few of them went home winners. For the overall title, that victory went to Romain Dumas once again. Dumas... read more June 27, 2017 by


 
2017 Acura TLX A-Spec race car set for 2017 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Acura is bringing a 500-horsepower TLX to 2017 Pikes Peak

Following an impressive performance last year with a near-stock NSX and an all-electric version, Acura is returning to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, and this time... read more June 8, 2017 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91 during testing for 2017 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Faraday Future highlights FF 91’s dynamic qualities, confirms 2017 Pikes Peak entry

Faraday Future may be desperate for cash these days but this isn’t stopping the company from pressing ahead with plans for production of the FF 91 electric car. In a... read more June 6, 2017 by


 
Pace Innovations hill climb car

Nissan GT-R-powered Ford Focus to tackle 2017 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

If there's one country other than the United States that has a bonkers relationship with power and oddball builds, it's Australia. Take this Nissan GT-R-powered Ford Focus... read more May 21, 2017 by


 
1965 Ford Mustang Hoonicorn RTR Twin Turbo

Ken Block to take on Pikes Peak with 1,400-hp Hoonicorn RTR

Ken Block earlier in October unveiled a new twin-turbocharged version of his Hoonicorn RTR, a 1965 Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Mustang modified to go sideways at high speeds... read more October 20, 2016 by


 
Acura NSX at the 2016 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Acura NSX wins its class in Pikes Peak Hill Climb

With a margin of more than 11 seconds over of its nearest competitor, Acura's new NSX has taken home victory in its class at the grueling Pikes Peak International Hill Climb... read more June 27, 2016 by


 
Acura NSX EV concept, 2016 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Acura reveals electric NSX for 2016 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Acura recently confirmed plans to enter an electric NSX in this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Today we got our first look at the car which Acura calls the... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
Jeff Zwart

When I grow up I want to be like Jeff Zwart

Don’t ask Jeff Zwart for the $100 in his pocket right now. For a multitude of reasons, the racing driver, photographer, and pilot probably wouldn’t give it to... read more June 10, 2016 by


 
Pair of Acura NSX supercars to take on 2016 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

All-electric Acura NSX to tackle 2016 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Be sure to follow this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as there will be a very special car racing to the clouds. Acura has confirmed an NSX-based prototype... read more June 9, 2016 by


 
2015 Tesla Model S P85D, May 2015   [photo: George Parrott]

Tesla Model S to tackle Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Electric cars have proven to be the weapon of choice for many tackling the Pikes Peak Hill Climb in recent years. In fact, last year’s overall winner was powered solely... read more May 20, 2016 by


 
Acura NSX pace car for the 2015 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Watch The Acura NSX Take On The Pikes Peak Hill Climb: Video

The new Acura NSX has been tantalizing us with its clean lines and promised performance for the past couple of years, but soon we’ll finally be able to hop behind the... read more July 14, 2015 by


 
Rhys Millen and the eO PP03 at the 2015 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Rhys Millen Takes Overall 2015 Pikes Peak Victory Under Electric Power: Video

Sunday saw the 2015 Pikes Peak Hill Climb get underway in nearly perfect conditions, and surprisingly this year the overall winner was an electric car, the eO PP03 from... read more June 30, 2015 by


 
Acura NSX pace car for the 2015 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Acura NSX Serves As Official Pace Car For 2015 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

This weekend is the Pikes Peak Hill Climb in Colorado, and one of the more standout cars racing to the 14,110-foot summit will be this Acura NSX supercar. It’s serving... read more June 25, 2015 by


 
 

 
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