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Volkswagen ID R goes fastest in Goodwood Timed Shootout

7 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

7 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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NASCAR driver crashes into pit crew member sending him flying as only nine...

NASCAR driver crashes into pit crew member sending him flying as only nine out of 32 cars finished

A NASCAR driver crashed into one of his pit crew members in a chaotic season opener. Driver Bryan Dauzat had lost his brakes and warned his team he wasn't going to be able to stop. Read more ...

Illegal ‘killer car seats' being sold on eBay and Amazon for £8

Illegal ‘killer car seats' being sold on eBay and Amazon for £8

Unsafe ‘killer child car seats' which are illegal to use in the UK are available for as little as £8 online. A child sitting in the fabric seats can die at speeds as low as... Read more ...

‘KILLER CAR SEATS' sold online despite warnings - ‘Parents will be horrified'

‘KILLER CAR SEATS' sold online despite warnings - ‘Parents will be horrified'

ILLEGAL “killer” car seats which risk hurling children through car windscreens are repeatedly being offered for sale on online marketplaces, an investigation by Which? has... Read more ...

Urgent search for missing couple after their crashed car was found empty

Urgent search for missing couple after their crashed car was found empty

COPS are desperately searching for a couple who went missing after their crashed car was found empty yesterday evening. Donna Smith, 27, and her 25-year-old partner Matthew... Read more ...

Police search for missing couple after their crashed car was found empty

Police search for missing couple after their crashed car was found empty

Donna Smith, 27, and her partner Matthew Hughes, 25, were last seen getting into their car in West Drayton to head out of London Read more ...

Man almost dies after being hit by own car as it was being stolen

Man almost dies after being hit by own car as it was being stolen

A man is fighting for his life after being mown down by his own car as he tried to stop it being stolen. Stephen Bowers, 63, is in hospital with ‘serious' head injuries after... Read more ...

'Killer' child car seats sold online even though they're illegal

'Killer' child car seats sold online even though they're illegal

Illegal child seats which offer "almost no protection" in a car crash are still available to buy online, a consumer group has warned. Read more ...

Wanda Icardi car hit by rock

Wanda Icardi car hit by rock

Mauro Icardi's wife and agent Wanda Nara saw her car pelted with a rock as she drove by with her children in the back. Read more ...

Amazon leads $700 million investment in EV start-up Rivian

Amazon leads $700 million investment in EV start-up Rivian

Amazon's interest sees fledgling Rivian receive more than $1.15 billion of total investment to date Online retail giant Amazon has led a $700 million round of investment in US... Read more ...

Police hunt Italian Job-style raiders who used car to smash into shopping centre

Police hunt Italian Job-style raiders who used car to smash into shopping centre

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