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.
"It is about time we settled the score", says Volkswagen Motorsport Director, Sven Smeets.
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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