Volkswagen électrique enregistre une voiture F1 chez Goodwood — Courses automobiles

11 Juillet, 2019, 19:07 | Auteur: Adelaide Bullion

L'ID.R électrique de Volkswagen tentera ce weekend d'établir un nouveau record de vitesse lors de la célèbre course de côte de Goodwood.

Quelques semaines après avoir signé le record pour une voiture électrique sur la Nordschleife (et le deuxième temps absolu), Romain Dumas et la Volkswagen ID.

Avec Romain Dumas, deux fois vainqueur des 24 Heures du Mans, au volant, la voiture a réalisé un temps de 41,18 secondes.

L'ancien record de 41,6 secondes avait été enregistré par l'ancien pilote allemand de Formule 1 Nick Heidfeld en 1999 dans la McLaren MP4 / 13 de l'année précédente.

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Un an après sa première tentative, Volkswagen a fini par battre le record de la montée de Goodwood avec la fameuse ID.

Nos standards:Les principes de Thomson Reuters Trust.

"Un changement est à l'œuvre dans le domaine des véhicules de production et dans le sport automobile". En effet, l'ID.R dispose maintenant de batteries lithium-ion évoluées ainsi que d'une gestion de l'énergie revue. C'est plus de 10 fois la longueur du circuit du "Festival of Speed ".

"Nous voulons montrer que le système de propulsion électrique du VW ID.R peut rivaliser avec une F1", a commenté Sven Smeets, le patron de VW Motorsport. Les fans et toutes les personnes intéressées pourront se rendre sur le stand particulièrement élaboré de la marque pour constater par eux-mêmes la fascination qu'exerce l'électro-mobilité.

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