Tag: Nürburgring Nordschleife

Volkswagen ID R smashes electric Nürburgring lap record

VW’s ID R electric race car has set a new Nürburgring Nordschleife record, lapping the 12.9-mile circuit in 6 min 05.336 seconds. It beat the previous best time, set by the Nio EP9 electric hypercar, by some 40 seconds. However, while that was a production-based machine, the ID R is […]

Ford Mustang drifts the entire Nurburgring

Vaughn Gittin Jnr has become the first driver to drift all 13 miles of the Nürburgring Nordschleife. Normally tackling the “Green Hell” is all about getting the best lap record, but that’s not for champion drifter Vaughn Gittin Jnr. Instead, he piloted his purpose-built 887bhp Ford Performance 5.0 Aluminator XS […]

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 sets speed record

The awesome Jaguar XE SV Project 8 has confirmed its status as the world’s fastest production saloon with a new lap record in the US. Driver Randy Pobst clocked 1min 37.54sec in a Project 8 at the 2.2-mile WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California – almost a second faster […]