The Fine Arts Center announces a site-specific art installation Wendy Mike and De Lane Bredvik: Ragnar?k Anthropocene, on view July 15, 2017-Jan 7, 2018. Hailing from the Pikes Peak region, visual artists Wendy Mike and De Lane Bredvik prove that art is inherently powerful and transformational. Show More Summary
The video explores the hardships and the insights from the FF91's record run. Continue reading Faraday Future shares lessons learned from Pikes Peak Faraday Future shares lessons learned from Pikes Peak originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 07 Aug 2017 14:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
It wasn't just a sprint up the hill for funsies.
A Yamaha R6 with 70s-inspired bodywork, a Ducati Hypermotard converted into a Pikes Peak racebike, and a fire-breathing two-stroke Kawasaki triple with an extra pair of cylinders grafted on… Kawasaki KH500 by Allen Millyard Allen Millyard is a special brand of engineer. Show More Summary
We're calling it a Ford Focus, but that's like calling Robocop a man. There are bits and pieces of him left in the machine, but he's way more cybernetic bits than Alex Murphy human parts. The Focus here essentially takes the A-pillar and front glass from the former economy car, and swaps everything else for go-fast pieces. DON'T MISS: Watch the...
Last year, the Tesla Model S P90D shot up the 12.4-mile, 156-turn Pikes Peak International Hill Climb course in well under 12 minutes and set the record for the fastest "production" electric vehicle on the course. But this year, the long-doubted Faraday Future destroyed its time by more than 23 seconds. More »
If your brain can tune out the alarm played to keep spectators safe, you’ll definitely want to check out Faraday Future’s exhibition run up Pikes Peak, as their 1050 hp electric car warp drives to the top, besting Tesla’s production EV record by more than 20 seconds.
Electric car startup Faraday Future may be facing some significant financial challenges right now, but that didn’t stop the company from entering the 2017 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. During the event held on Sunday, a prototype for Faraday Future’s first model, the FF 91, raced to the clouds on Colorado’s famous...
It set a record in the process, which is a nice feather for Faraday's cap.
Despite a technical problem, the FF91 made it to the top. Continue reading Watch the Faraday Future FF91 set a Pikes Peak record Watch the Faraday Future FF91 set a Pikes Peak record originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 30 Jun 2017 10:42:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
I doubt that very many of you have seen Robb Holland’s series over on Jalopnik about turning a salvage-title Z06 into a Pikes Peak car. That’s okay; unless you’re a particular fan of Corvettes or of Robb Holland you aren’t missing much. Show More Summary
You’ll be holding on for dear life watching this POV footage captured from inside driver Rhys Millen’s Hyundai Genesis Coupe as he took a Time Attack Class 1 victory in the 2017 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Shout out to Will Roegge for the awesome 4K footage.
The 2017 Pikes Peak Hill Climb saw dozens of entrants, but only a few of them went home winners. For the overall title, that victory went to Romain Dumas once again. Dumas piloted his Norma MXX RD Limited to victory for the third time in four years. Dumas took home the win with a final time of 9:05.672. The quick time wasn't what Dumas had in mind...
Plus: Aston Martin confirms RapidE production, and Faraday Future heads to Pikes Peak.
Oh, great, now there's going to be a rivalry.
The Pikes Peak International Hillclimb is a rare opportunity to compare a range of electric and internal combustion racers on the same course. Although battery-powered entrants have impressed in recent years, they were few and far between...Show More Summary
If only the 500-horsepower TLX A-Spec was available to all buyers.
Historically, ETW has been portrayed as having a very steep learning curve, along the lines of the effort required to summit Everest. Realizing its potential value, I set about to reduce the effort to that required to summit Pike's Peak.
Following an impressive performance last year with a near-stock NSX and an all-electric version, Acura is returning to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, and this time it’s bringing not only the NSX but also its latest baby, the TLX A-Spec. But rather than run a stock TLX up the mountain, Acura decided to have a little fun and has...
An average TLX A-Spec, this ain't.