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2015 Guide To Electric Cars

4 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

As electrified lightening-bolt power continues its battle with internal combustion on the track (just look to the front grid of Le Mans and the podium of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb for a few recent examples), the same is happening on the road. Show More Summary

Jeff Zwart At Pikes Peak International Hill Climb 2015: Video

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Jeff Zwart is one of those guys you kind of want to be. As co-founder of Radical Media, he’s shot commercials for just about every car company there is. Remember that epic Porsche commercial from a few years ago that showed seemingly every important Porsche ever built charging through the desert? That was his. Show More Summary

Drive eO PP03

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

We recently witnessed the 93rd running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC), and when the final checkered had flown, the all-electric vehicle you see before you made history. With drifter/rally racer/stunt driver Rhys Millen...Show More Summary

Ride along with record-breaking runs up Pikes Peak

Watch Rhys Millen and Paul Dallenbach break the Electric Modified and Open Wheel class records, respectively, at this year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Then, stick around for a quick post-race interview to get personal impressions of their performance. Show More Summary

With Nürburgring Records Dead, Automakers Begin Pikes Peak Chest-Thumping

At the conclusion of this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, Mercedes-Benz issued a release claiming a new record: the Mercedes-Benz C250d 4MATIC was the fastest production diesel to ever make it from base camp to summit. Driven...Show More Summary

Electric Car Breaks Through For First Pikes Peak Win, Driven By Rhys Millen

After trying for a number of years, an electric vehicle has broken through to win the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. This year's race was won by veteran hillclimber Rhys Millen, the Drive eO PP03 (no, that's not a typo) racer set a new record for electric cars of 9m07.222s, with Millen leading home another electric-powered entrant in second. Show More Summary

Electric power lights up Pikes Peak

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Electric cars have taken out the top two spots at the 2015 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, with Rhys Millen's eO PP03 beating Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima's Tajima Rimac E-Runner Concept_One to become the first ever all-electric winner...Show More Summary

Rhys Millen wins Pikes Peak under all-electric power

Rhys Millen is the first person to win the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in an electric racecar. Monster Tajima followed in second, also under electric power. Continue reading Rhys Millen wins Pikes Peak under all-electric power...Show More Summary

Honda CR-Z with all-electric AWD drivetrain to race up Pikes Peak

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Six Honda and Acura cars will race in this weekend’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, including an all-electric version of the Honda CR-Z. According to Honda, the heavily modified and bewinged CR-Z is an all-electric vehicle equipped with the company’s Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) and Precision All-Wheel Steer (PAWS) systems. How many motors it […]

Lexus will climb Pikes Peak with lightweight RC F GT concept

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Lexus has revealed the sporty race car that it will task with tackling he Pikes Peak International Hill Climb this weekend. Not to be confused with the RC F GT3, he all-new RC F GT concept car loses around 800 lb (363 kg) when compared...Show More Summary

Rider Carl Sorensen Killed During Practice Run At Pikes Peak

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Tragedy has struck the 93rd Pikes Peak International Hill Climb when 39-year old rider Carl Sorensen was killed after losing control of his bike close to the summit of the mountain course. Local reports indicate that Sorensen was on one of the last left-hander turns close to the end of the route when he lost control of his Ducati 848 Superbike. Show More Summary

KS Technologies brings the Pikes Peak Hill Climb to your iOS device

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

The 99th anniversary of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) will see a dedicated mobile app for the event available for the first time. Developed by KS Technologies (KST) and available for mobile devices running Apple’s iOS...Show More Summary

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Suspended After Motorcyclist Died

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

The annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb was suspended Thursday after a motorcyclist crashed during a practice run before Sunday’s main race. The motorcyclist is reported as Carlton Sorensen, from Centennial, Colorado, a veteran rider in the Middleweight division. Show More Summary

Acura NSX To Pace The 93rd Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

For a car which only just began production, we sure have seen an awful lot of the new 2016 Acura NSX. But we don’t hear anybody complaining, and soon we’ll get another good look, as the NSX will be the official pace car of the 93rd Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Show More Summary

Motorcyclist death temporarily stops Pikes Peak practice

The death of a motorcycle racer caused organizers of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb to suspend the rest of the day's practice and qualifying. Continue reading Motorcyclist death temporarily stops Pikes Peak practice Motorcyclist death temporarily stops Pikes Peak practice originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:30:00 EST. Show More Summary

Pikes Peak Hill Climb Suspended Following Reported Death Of Motorcylist

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Today’s qualifying and practice sessions for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb have been cancelled after a motorcyclist reportedly went off a cliff, and now a corner is on scene. Read more...

2015 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb - Preview

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

This weekend, an array of the world’s motoring elite will once again collect at the base of Colorado’s most famous mountain road to participate in the 93rd running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. It’s an annual test thatShow More Summary

Acura NSX is this year's Pikes Peak pace car

The new Acura NSX hybrid supercar will do official pace duties at this year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. To commemorate the occasion, Acura will be creating a 360-degree video of the car's run up the hill. Continue readingShow More Summary

Pikes Peak 2015: Practice Day 2

Rhys Millen is one step closer to driving the first EV to an overall win at Pikes Peak International Hill Climb after posting the fastest overall qualifying time Wednesday morning. Continue reading Pikes Peak 2015: Practice Day 2 Pikes Peak 2015: Practice Day 2 originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:20:00 EST. Show More Summary

Scion FR-S Will Race Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Scion will once again return to the Colorado mountains to make a run up to 14,110 feet in this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, marking the fifth consecutive year the brand has sought to tackle the intimidating event. TheShow More Summary

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