Volkswagen I.D. R

Volkswagen I.D. R

Pikes Peak is the second-oldest race in the United States (after the Indianapolis 500), and one of the toughest. It’s also one of the few where electric cars compete head to head with good ole internal combustion. The car VW’s I.D. R beat to take the record was the Peugeot 208 T16, which was powered by an 875-horsepower twin-turbocharged V6 and made it up Pikes Peak in 8:13.878 in 2013 in the hands of another Frenchman, Sebastian Loeb.

 

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