Bridgestone helps VW to new Nürburgring electric vehicle record

4th June 2019 | 0 Comments
 
Bridgestone helps VW to new Nürburgring electric vehicle record
Volkswagen’s ID.R electric race car completed its Nürburgring-Nordschleife record on specially-developed Bridgestone Potenza tyres (photo: Volkswagen)

Volkswagen’s first fully electric race car, the ID.R has broken the electric-powered vehicle lap record on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife, using Bridgestone Potenza tyres. The car completed the challenging 20.83km track in 6:05.336 minutes, beating the previous record by 40.56 seconds. Bridgestone custom-developed the Potenza tyres to help the ID.R navigate the demanding track in record-breaking time.

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