Watch Romain Dumas drive the 500kW (680PS), fully electric Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak into motorsport history at the infamous hill climb and defeat cars powered by conventional drivetrain technology. The 40-year-old’s time of 7:57.148 minutes not only smashed the previous record for electric cars, but also bettered the all-time record set in 2013 by Sébastien Loeb by 16.730 seconds
Adam divides his time as an editor between the worlds of aviation and motoring. These worlds may seem a little diverse today, but autonomous technology and future urban mobility is bringing them ever-closer. Adam is also chairman of the Vehicle Dynamics International Awards.