VW’s purpose-built electric racer simply demolished the previous record for EVs at the ‘Ring.
The VW ID.R beat the previous record by over 40 seconds.
Was the VW ID.R quicker than the NIO EP9? Probably, given the cheering and whistling.
Kudos to the driver and, especially, passengers for daring to tackle the fearsome ‘Ring in that thing.
The Renault Megane RS Trophy-R is the fastest-ever FWD production car at the Nurburgring.
Ex-F1 champ Jenson Button lapped the Australian track in 2:35.207 with Honda’s hot hatch.
The Alfa Stelvio Quadrifoglio is now the fastest SUV around the Silverstone, Donington, and Brands Hatch circuits.
The Grand Cherokee Trackhawk hit a 280 km/h (174 mph) top speed on Russia’s Lake Baikal.
The 911 GT2 RS also holds records at Road Atlanta, Laguna Seca, and (in MR Guise) the Nurburgring.
The Senna has turned out to be 2 seconds quicker on the French track than the 720S.
Volkswagen’s ID R electric racer has the mission of setting a new EV lap record and maybe more.
The Volkswagen ID. R will need to clock a time faster than 6:45.9 to set an EV lap record at the ‘Ring.