In this video, a 1050 HP, fully electric Acura NSX blasts its way up the historic Pike’s Peak Hillclimb course. Just watch!
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!
Buell died, but Ronin was born- and it is absolutely out to defend the honor of its ancestors in epic style as it takes on a dystopian Pike’s Peak future!
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.
Sebastien Loeb showed that his 2013 Pike’s Peak performance was no fluke by blasting through the Goodwood Festival of Speed course in just 44.6 seconds!
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 […]
Tesla will make its racing debut this month at Pike’s Peak, when Drive E0 and its modified PP02 Tesla Roadster packing nearly 500 HP race up the mountain!
Mitsubishi is coming back to Pikes Peak with a pair of improved electric vehicles with new tube frame chassis and more power.
In a few short weeks, Monster Tajima will return to Pikes Peak in his custom E-Runner electric race car to try and break his own record. Before that happens though, Monster has to dial-in his race car, which he did during a recent track day…and we’ve got the on-board footage. For all the people complaining […]
French LMP driver Romain Dumas turned on his camera and blasted up the Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb course this week – here’s the thrilling video!