Volkswagen has prepared an electric car ID. R to Tianmen Mountain Record

Volkswagen has prepared an electric car ID. R to Tianmen Mountain Record

August 21, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

Volkswagen showed a racing electric car ID. R, for which they came up with a new livery. Now this car will try to set a record for climbing Tianmen Mountain in China.

The famous Tianmen mountain road, about 11 km long, consists of 99 sharp turns. The track with a height difference of 200 m to 1300 m above sea level is currently open only for the movement of tourist buses.

The current record belongs to the Range Rover Sport SVR sports utility vehicle, which in 2018 was able to climb a mountain serpentine in 9 minutes 51 seconds. The average crossover speed was 68.8 km / h. Thus, the car broke the previous record of 10 minutes 31 seconds, set by the supercar Ferrari 458 Italia in 2016.

As for the Volkswagen ID. R, then he owns the absolute record of the competitions in climbing Pikes Peak (7 min. And 57.148 sec.), As well as the record of the Nürburgring’s Northern Loop among electric cars (6 min. And 5.336 seconds). In addition, he climbed the hill faster than anyone else as part of the British Goodwood Festival of Speed, showing a time of 39.90 seconds.

Recall Volkswagen ID. R was presented at a special event in France last year. The novelty received two electric motors, which in total develop 680 liters. with. and 650 Nm of torque. The mass of the car was only 1100 kilograms. A racing electric car is able to accelerate from standstill to 100 km / h in 2.25 seconds.