In 2019, Volkswagen took a bold step in producing the world’s fastest electric powered prototype sportscar and taking it to some of the most iconic venues in world motorsport. The end result was the VW ID. R and with former Le Mans and Nurburgring 24 Hour winner Romain Dumas at the helm, they sought to smash lap records at Pikes Peak in the US, the Nurburgring in Germany, the Goodwood hillclimb in the UK and the tight, twisty roads of Tiananmen in China. This is the story of the Volkswagen ID. R.