The images hint at a curvaceous racer for the famous hill climb event. It might even be electric. A mysterious teaser campaign from Volkswagen reveals the German brand has an entry on the way for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in June 2018. Revealed: VW Drops Revealing Images Of I.D. R Pikes Peak Electric Race Car The teased video looks quite attractive. It features a curvaceous shape up front that slightly evokes the Porsche 962 . One of the images (above) also shows a big wing rising from the back, and the upright has blue accents The automaker posted this pair of dark teaser images on social media and accompanied the photos with hashtags referring to the annual motorsport event in Colorado. Later, a brief video (below) offered further confirmation about the entry. There are no other official details about the undertaking at this point. The score to settle that VW discusses to in this clip refers to its failed run at Pikes Peak in 1987 with a twin-engined GTI . The hatchback featured a separate powerplant at each axle for a different take on an all-wheel-drive layout. The video below shows a little more of the run. A rumor from Autocar… Read full this story
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