Archive for the ‘VW I.D.’ Category
In future years, the Volkswagen lineup will look like a combination of classic design mixed with some eye-catching futuristic traits. Volkswagen is going all-in on fully electric vehicles. Each of these vehicles can be identified by the name they all share, “ID.” All of these vehicles are expected to reach 250 miles on a single charge without sacrificing creature comfort internal technology Volkswagen fans have come to depend on. Read on to learn more about what the current Volkswagen ID concept vehicles.(more…)
Earlier this week at the Frankfurt Auto Show, Volkswagen unveiled the Volkswagen ID.3. The groundbreaking model features an all-electric powertrain, impressive range, a stylish and versatile hatchback design, and an abundance of state-of-the-art technologies. (more…)
How well did the Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak do?
There has been a lot of build up for Volkswagen to the 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. The event is one that VW doesn’t typically enter. Hasn’t entered, in fact, since the late 1980s. To come back after three decades and claim victory seemed like a bold goal. Well, it seems VW surpassed that goal. Just how well did the Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak do? (more…)
Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak Twin-Engine Electric Vehicle
No one would deny that Volkswagen is active in motorsports, but there’s one race the brand has opted out of since it failed to take first place in the late 1980s: The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Not only is VW changing its tune and participating in the 2018 race, but the automaker built the I.D. R Pikes Peak specifically to take on the EV record. This twin-engine, fully-electric vehicle is a supercar that produces 680 horsepower and 479 pound-feet of torque to get a 0-60 acceleration time of 2.25 seconds. It’s effectively producing Formula One figures, but is that enough to break the record. (more…)