VIDEO: Volkswagen ID. R sets first official record for 99-turn Tianmen Mountain Big Gate Road

Sep 12, 2019

  • Romain Dumas covers the 6.78-mile mountain course in 7 minutes, 38.585 seconds
  • Fifth major accomplishment for ID. R electric race car

Herndon, VA — In a first, the all-electric Volkswagen ID. R has established a new record for the stunning Tianmen Mountain Big Gate Road, a 99-turn route that had never before been used as a performance car benchmark. With a time of 7 minutes, 38.585 seconds, Volkswagen ID. R driver Romain Dumas demonstrated the power and precision of the ID. R on one of the world’s most scenic and technically challenging roads.


Professional driver on closed course


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