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    electric vehicle record to top of pikes peak

    Quote Originally Posted by arstechnica
    At the end of June, Volkswagen and French racing driver Romain Dumas did something many of us thought impossible. Using a highly specialized electric vehicle called the "I.D. R Pikes Peak," Dumas raced to the top of Pikes Peak in Colorado in under eight minutes, shattering the existing records for EVs by a full minute and the overall record (set by Peugeot and Sebastian Loeb in 2013) by a hefty 16 seconds.

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    Wow! I can't believe how that car rockets down the straigtaways!

    Having a hard time with the sound though, or lack of it...maybe they could use some of their own technology to make it sound more appealing???

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    I was on the Salt Flats when the Buckeye Bullet set the world land speed record for electric vehicles at 321 mph.

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