It's called Volskwagen ID.R and is real the beast from 680 horses. He the most powerful electric sports car The German company has already broken several speed records in the most important circuits in the world. So then The Volskwagen ID.R is designed to be tested on the most dangerous road in the world.
These are Tianmen Shan Big Gate in China, a steep path that leads to an almost inaccessible place. One side of the mountain. For another, the abyss. And ahead 10 lousy kilometers with 99 sharp turns, some with more than 240 degrees. In just 11 kilometers, 1100 meters descend.
Litmus test Volkswagen ID.R, electric sports car, which has set speed records for electric cars in Goodwood, Pikes Peak and Nurburgring circuits. The latter – with an advantage of more than 40 seconds. In Goodwood, buying Formula 1 fuel. You are now facing the most difficult test.
To compete in China, the German brand has painted its Volskwagen ID.R in red and black with some Mandarin inscriptions.
The test that awaits you is not easy. Tianmen Shan Big Gate is a path designed with darkness in mind. In Taoist tradition, there are nine kingdoms of heaven, so 9 is a sacred number. Therefore, to get to Tianmen Shan Big Gate, you have to climb 999 steps and face vertical descent with 99 extremely dangerous curveswhere you almost have to stop the car because they are closed.
In a completely different challenge with speed schemes where Volskwagen ID.R He has broken all records for an electric car.
As you watch the road and the car, the images that come out of this recording attempt will be memorable. We look forward to enjoying them …
The German brand has not yet announced the date of the event.