Volkswagen racing ID. R under the control of French driver Romain Dumas set a record in the competitions in climbing the hill in the British Goodwood. The car was able to pass 1,86-kilometer distance in 39,90 sec. 1.7 sec. faster than previous achievements.
Thus, Volkswagen ID. R was able to beat the record keeping for over 20 years. In 1999, German racer Nick Heidfeld 780-horsepower Formula 1 car McLaren-Mercedes MP4/13 was the route for 41.6 seconds.
Recall, Volkswagen ID. R was unveiled at a special event in France last year. The novelty has received two electric motor that develops 680 HP and 650 N·m of torque. The weight of the car was only 1100 pounds. Racing electric car capable of accelerating from standstill to 100 km/h in 2.25 seconds.
German electrocore holds the absolute record of the competition to raise the mountain pikes Peak (57,148 7 min. and sec.) as well as the record of the Northern loop “Nurburgring” among electrical machinery (6 5,336 minutes and seconds).