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