Redusernab Asks: Is Pikes Peak the new EV playground?

The Volkswagen I.D. R crushed the hill. Pikes Peak has a new record holder and it belongs to an electric sports car. With a time of just 7:57, Romain Dumas and the VW silent assassin have entered the record books. Is this just the beginning?
An electric vehicle is perfectly suited to the extreme conditions presented by the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. The air is thin. Temperatures fluctuate. This 14,115 peak in Colorado can play serious games with internal combustion engines. A battery pack and a set of electric motors are the right tools for the job, it would seem.
Will Pikes Peak prove to be the playground for more EV race cars in the coming years?

By |2018-06-27T09:02:13+00:00June 27th, 2018|Redusernab Asks|17 Comments

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Jeff Glucker is the co-founder and Executive Editor of He’s often seen getting passed as he hustles either a dark blue 1974 Mercedes-Benz 280 or 1991 Mitsubishi Montero up the 405 Freeway. IG: @RedusernabJeff