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Volkswagen ID R goes fastest in Goodwood Timed Shootout

3 monthes ago   |   By Autocar

Nothing could beat the Volkswagen ID R Pikes Peak...
Fresh off its recent Pikes Peak record run, VW's electric prototype tops the Festival of Speed's final session
Fresh from its victory at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, the Volkswagen ID R electric racer took the overall win at the Goodwood Festival of Speed Timed Shootout on Sunday afternoon.
With a winning time of 43.86 seconds up the Goodwood estate's 1.1 mile course it took a new electric car record too. Romain Dumas, the multiple Le Mans 24h winner who was in the car when it recently broke the Pikes Peak course record was...
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Pikes Peak-winning VW I.D. R smashes Goodwood electric car record

Pikes Peak-winning VW I.D. R smashes Goodwood electric car record

3 monthes ago   |   By Autosport

Volkswagen's all-electric I.D. R has smashed the official Goodwood Festival of Speed hillclimb record for electric vehicles, beating the existing time by 3.5 seconds
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Major multi-car crash on M40 closes busy motorway for third time in three days

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Coronation Street spoilers: Michelle Connor hears shocking news about...

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M25 traffic: Road to be closed 'through morning rush hour' after serious car...

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