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  1. Misc. Professional Racing
    Volkswagen's record-breaking ID.R time attack racer has a 680 horsepower electric powertrain comprised of two electric motors, located at each axle, and a large 43 kWh lithium-ion battery pack. The ID.R is the first-ever EV race car made by Volkswagen, so the automaker needed a vehicle to test...
  2. Misc. Professional Racing
    Romain Dumas and the Volkswagen Motorsport team are at the Nurburgring this week attempting to break the lap record for battery electric vehicles with the VW ID.R. The team woke up to a slightly soggy Nordschleife today, but Dumas and the ID.R were sent out anyways for some install laps. Dumas...
  3. Misc. Professional Racing
    Volkswagen has announced the next place it will be taking its ID R fully electric race prototype: China's absolutely insane Tianmen Shan Big Gate Road. Driver Romain Dumas will return to his seat behind the wheel of the ID R for a timed run up the north China mountain pass after the Frenchman...
  4. Misc. Professional Racing
    Volkswagen will attempt to break the Nurburgring lap record for electric vehicles with a modified version of its ID R race car. The German automaker's motorsports division has booked Nurburgring sessions for early May 2019, Autocar reports. The VW ID R will undergo a series of tests during that...
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