VW ID Pikes Peak electric race auto is ready to compete
19 March, 2018, 19:56 | Author: Regina Silva
The four-wheel drive electric race auto shows off the potential of VW's new MEB platform, which will be the basis for its upcoming I.D. family of electric vehicles.
The VW I.D. R Pikes Peak race vehicle will make the dash up the mountain in June of this year.
The release of the images follows initial confirmation by VW in October a year ago that it had began development of a new auto for Pikes Peak.
"Pikes Peak is without question the most iconic hillclimb in the world", said Jürgen Stackmann, Member of the Board of Management.
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Although VW doesn't disclose technical details of the I.D. R Pikes Peak is expected to commence in the coming weeks. "R Pikes Peak is a valuable test for the general development of electric cars". It heads to Colorado with two main objectives: to act as an ambassador for VW's electric tech - the marque plans to offer more than 20 fully-electric cars by 2025 - and to finally complete the job so almost finished on the company's last visit to the Rockies.
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Electricity used to drive the motors will come from a large lithium-ion battery that insiders suggest will use contemporary cell technology similar to that planned for VW's all-electric road cars.
The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, also known as the Race to the Clouds, is a 19.99km route near Colorado Springs in the US. Driver Jochi Kleint put himself within reach of a famous victory, but, just three turns from the finish line, suspension failure forced the rampant Rabbit and its driver to retire.
The current electric-car prototype-class record of 8 minutes, 57.1 seconds was set by Rhys Millen in a Toyota-sponsored EV in 2016.
The company also points to its last Pikes Peak entry: a 652bhp twin-engined Golf.
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