Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: How about that Pikes Peak record?

  1. #1
    Junior Potato
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Posts
    4,065

    How about that Pikes Peak record?

    Spoiler alert:

    Pikes Peak 2018 has been run and won this past weekend.

    Volkswagen has smashed the record in their all-electric I.D. R, which is basically a wing with four wheels and a huge battery, driven by Romain Dumas. (It could form the basis of a really pretty sports car, donít you think?) The outfit now holds the electric, and the overall record for the run to the top. They beat Seb Loebís previous time in the crazy Peugeot by almost a whole minute.

    I was trying to find some decent footage and this is the best that I could cone up with. Hopefully a full onboard run becomes available soon.


  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Posts
    4,308
    Shocking!

    Interesting way of getting out of the car...

  3. #3
    Junior Potato
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Posts
    4,065
    Hereís some more, er, colourful commentary by one of the locals.


  4. #4
    Junior Potato
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Posts
    4,065
    The I.D. R is now the king of Goodwood, posting the fastest overall time this year and holding the 3rd fastest all-time record. It’s only 2.1 seconds slower than Nick Heidfeld’s McLaren-Mercedes trip up the hill in 1999.


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •