Faraday Future says it will enter an FF 91 in this year’s Pikes Peak hill climb as part of its on going development program.
Victory Motorcycles entered an Empulse RR electric motorcyle and gas powered machine at this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. The team recorded both races in amazing 360 degree videos.
Victory Motorcycles will compete in both the Pikes Peak hill climb and the TT Zero race on the Isle of Man this year with specially prepared electric motorcycles.
Brammo electric motorcycles are headed to Pike’s Peak for 2016, when the new Victory Empulse RR tries to win some all-electric glory!
Last weekend Rhys Millen had the fastest overall time at the annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, crushing the 12.42 mile course in just over 9 minutes. That was fast enough to set a new record for EVs, and beat another veteran racer, Monster Tajima, who had teamed up with Rimac Automobili to build a […]
This past weekend racers from around the world descended on Colorado’s famous Pikes Peak for the Race to the Clouds, a competition that has become increasingly dominated by electric vehicles. This year two big names, Rhys Millen and Monster Tajima, competed for the top spot in the electric car class, but it was Millen that […]
This week Honda announced that it would be trimming several hybrid and compressed natural gas vehicles from its lineup, including the two-seat, two-door CR-Z hatchback. Before it goes quietly into the night though, Honda will give the CR-Z a proper sendoff by outfitting it with Acura’s SH_AWD hybrid system and setting it loose on Pikes […]
Croatia’s Mate Rimac wants to be the Elon Musk of Eastern Europe, and his boutique EV maker Rimac Automobili is already getting noticed on the global stage. Beyond the million-dollar, 1,088 horsepower Concept_One, Rimac has also gotten involved with Koenigsegg’s hybrid hypercar and the new Formula E series. Rimac’s latest venture has it teamed up […]
Last week Rimac Automobili teased its latest endeavor in a brief video, though it didn’t take much digging to find out what they had in store. Rimac teamed up with famed Pikes Peak racer Monster Tajima to build a new 1.1 Megawatt/1,475 HP electric vehicle that they hope will set a new overall record for […]
Priced at a million bucks and packing 1,088 horsepower, the Rimac Concept_One probably has more in common with the Formula E electric race cars than a Nissan LEAF. Yet Rimac’s ambitions aren’t necessarily to make an electric car for the masses, but rather to build the components other companies need to make their EVs stand […]
Most of what I know about Latvia comes from what I read on reddit (Q : What are one potato say other potato? A : Premise ridiculous. Who have two potato?), but I also know they make a mean electric vehicle. Drive eO is an engineering firm specializing in plug-in cars based on Latvia that […]
On June 28, Drive eO will unleash its 1 megawatt electric racer, the PP03, at the annual Pikes Peak hill climb, popularly known as The Race To The Clouds. First held in 1916, Pikes Peak is the second oldest automotive racing event in North America after the Indianapolis 500. According to project director Kristaps Dambis, […]
Coming in second and third place overall as well as setting a new EV class record, Mitsubishi showed up to Pikes Peak not with a roar, but a whine.
Jeff Clark, riding a 2013 Zero FX, became the first person to break the 12-minute barrier taking electric two-wheelers to the next level of competition.
You can find the 2014 Pikes Peak race results here – and read about the tragic passing of Pike’s Peak regular, Bobby Goodin, who crashed after the line.
The 2014 running of the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb (PPIHC) is under way today, June 29th. As always, the race promises to deliver some of the best electric and alt-fuel racing in the country with several serious plug-in contenders aiming to knock Sebatien Loeb’s record 2013 run up the mountain. For those of you with […]