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Volkswagen ID R tackles Pikes Peak

Watch the sights and listen to the eerie sounds of the VW ID R setting the Pikes Peak record

Volkswagen and Romain Dumas achieved a tremendous feat when they teamed up to set a new record at the Pikes Peak Hill Climb in late June with a run of 7:57.148. While we all eagerly await footage taken from the cockpit of the electric ID R race car, for now, we can appreciate the run via aerial... read more

July 9, 2018 by
 
VW ID R at Pikes Peak

VW details the engineering behind charging ID R Pikes Peak racer

Volkswagen will attempt to set a new record at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb for the electric-car class with the ID R electric racer on June 24. But even before the... read more June 19, 2018 by


 
Twin-engined Volkswagen Golf used to race up Pikes Peak

Meet the crazy twin-engine Golf that VW used for its last Pikes Peak attempt

It might look like nothing more than a Golf that's been prepped for motorsport duty, but this VW packs a twin-engined, high-altitude secret. The Pikes Peak International Hill... read more June 17, 2018 by


 
Acura at the 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

2019 Acura RDX to race at Pikes Peak

Fresh from its world debut in March at the 2018 New York auto show, Acura's redesigned 2019 RDX will be among the vehicles racing to the clouds in this year's Pike Peak... read more June 7, 2018 by


 
VW ID R testing at Pikes Peak

Volkswagen ID R hits Pikes Peak for first test run

Volkswagen's lightweight electric racer, the ID R, has taken to Pikes Peak for its first test run. VW announced on Friday that the ID R had taken to the Pikes Peak... read more June 4, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen testing the I.D. R Pikes Peak race car

Volkswagen goes lightweight with the I.D. R Pikes Peak electric race car

Aerodynamics and power are two very important focus points for any race car. Another is dropping as much weight as possible. If you have a vehicle that doesn't weigh much... read more May 25, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen is focused on aerodynamics with its ID R Pikes Peak racer

Volkswagen chases extreme downforce for its ID R Pikes Peak racer

Volkswagen returns to the the International Pikes Peak Hill Climb on June 24, and the German automaker is going high-tech with its new race car, the ID R. This all-electric... read more May 21, 2018 by


 
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... read more April 22, 2018 by


 
2018 Volkswagen ID R Pikes Peak race car

VW to return to Pikes Peak with ID R electric racer

Volkswagen’s motorsport division has been busy since ending its dominant run in the World Rally Championship at the close of the 2016 season. VW confirmed last year it... read more April 19, 2018 by


 
2018 Bentley Bentayga Pikes Peak International Hill Climb challenger

Rhys Millen to pilot Bentley Bentayga in 2018 Pikes Peak

Racing up a mountain is probably the last place you'd expect to see a Bentley Bentayga, but the ultra-luxury SUV will arrive this June to tackle one of the world's oldest and... read more March 27, 2018 by


 
Scene from Ken Block’s Climbkhana Pikes Peak

Ken Block’s "Climbkhana: Pikes Peak" is a race to the clouds like never before

Ken Block has revealed his latest Internet-shattering drift video: “Climbkhana: Pikes Peak.” The video, which launched on Monday, predictably shows plenty of... read more September 25, 2017 by


 
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


 
 

 
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