The last time Volkswagen entered the Pikes Peak hillclimb, it was 1987 and they sent a dual engine Golf with 652hp. The I.D. R Pikes Peak is an all-electric four wheel drive Le Mans looking machine which carries the I.D. badge to help promote Volksawagens new line of electrified cars. They want to break the current electric record which stands at 8 mins 57 secs and is held by the PP100 which had 1,596 hp.