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Electric vehicle swept the runway with fossilbilarna up Pikes Peak

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Volkswagen smashed the track record at the steep climb Pikes Peak by almost 17 seconds – with the help of an electric car.

Pikes Peak is a 4 300 meters high mountain in Colorado, USA.

Each year anordnads where a competition for cars as well as motorcycles, called the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

the Track is 19,99 km long and involves a climb of 1 440 meters.

the track Record until last week was held by Sébastien Loeb, who in 2013 managed the distance in 8 minutes, 13 seconds and 878 tusendelars second with a custom-built Peugeot 208 T16.

But that record was shattered this year when Romain Dumas, purpose-built Volkswagen I. D.

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