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An extraordinary drive on the limit, with spectacular images and the first record on Tianmen Mountain: Volkswagen has achieved a major milestone with the Volkswagen ID.R in China–one that literally helps drive electromobility to new highs. Romain Dumas completed the 99 tight corners on the Tianmen Mountain road in seven …

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10.906 kilometers, 99 corners, one aim: another groundbreaking record with the Volkswagen ID.R. Today, September 2, Volkswagen will literally push electro-mobility to new peaks on the mythical Tianmen Mountain in China. The breathtaking Big Gate Road near Zhangjiajie is one of the most dramatic in the world. In the important …

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Another day with the record-breaking Volkswagen ID.R means another record gets broken–this time, it’s the 20-year-old Goodwood Festival of Speed Hillclimb Record. Driven once more by two-time Le Mans 24 Hours-winner Romain Dumas, the Goodwood record is the third landmark for the all-electric machine. The ID.R established a new electric …

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Volkswagen has achieved another milestone in electro-mobility: The Volkswagen ID.R, powered by two electric motors, lapped the Nürburgring-Nordschleife in 6:05.336 minutes—faster than any electric vehicle before it. Romain Dumas beat the previous record set by Peter Dumbreck in 2017 in a NIO EP9 by 40.564 seconds. With an average speed …

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It hasn’t been a year since Volkswagen and Romain Dumas broke the Pikes Peak hill climb record by 16 seconds and they’re already preparing two Volkswagen ID.R fully-electric race cars to take the Nürburgring Nordschleife lap record as well. On the 20.832-kilometer-long circuit, Dumas completed an extensive testing programme, driving …

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Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport

Spectators at the upcoming German World Rally Championship (WRC) round, the ADAC Rallye Deutschland, will be surprised at the start of the race stages as Porsche has fielded a Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport as the course car for the entire round. The Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport course car isn’t just …

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