Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak – record run, helicopter footage

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Michkov : The onboard audio makes this very bizarre to watch. Also full run uncut from the onboard cameras please.

Louie Lambretta : cool but we want onboard footage or at least a reason why you cant show onboard footage

SATURN 2120 : RIP combustion engines

Darrell : It would be cool to see what the car could do at the Nürburgring.

Godmason : What's with the out-of-sync in-car audio?

Esad O : There is stupid people been detected , leaving stupid comments on this video. This is not fake sound, that's how electric motor sound and it is on board live sound. I love this sound. Very sexy.

Nils Frederking : Congratulations to VW, I hope this will help to accelerate the transition to EVs.

John Yeung : The audio doesn't sound right. There are many parts where the audio doesn't match what the car is doing in terms of accelerating and braking. This is poorly put together.

OuzBad1 : Camera embarquée ???? Camera on board , embedded camera ???

Antti Kröger : nah... waiting porsche 919 hybrid evo to participate

FCA1975 : Is it just me, or could the time have been even better, if the driver took the turns more aggressively?

katze_sonne : Renting a freaking expensive helicopter, but cannot even afford a good camera. 60fps? No, more like 10 fps. Overexposure? Check. 4k? Lol, welcome to 2018, VW! Even my mobile phone records in better quality than this.

ObiVanPlacebo : This is the fastest electric lawn mower in the World. R.I.P. Pikes Peak :(

olli2591 : Why would you use only 25 fps on this kind of footage? Still can't believe VW did such a bad job at filming this event and at using it for online marketing purposes. Why didn't you release a professionally edited movie with video from multiple sources one day after the event?

AMWULF GAMING : It took over 2 weeks to get footage of this run uploaded...here I thought "maybe they're just taking a while to edit the video and give a special behind the scenes look into the run" but nope its stock footage that literally could have been posted the day after. Glad I had porsche's nurburgring record footage to drool over while I refreshed your page over and over for 2 weeks. Now that I'm done criticizing. THIS IS AN AMAZING ACCOMPLISHMENT FFFFFFF I'm excited how much electric technology has grown and how much more it will grow after this success. I only wish you guys put more hype into it and got more people excited about it.

Nixter_is_Nick : Suggestion for VW, do not use a siren sound for the safety siren. feed in a signal from the electric motors to generate a warning sound.

Ben Van Deventer : The low frame-rate makes this difficult to watch. Who straps a 24fps camera to a helicopter?

Redshift : Omg, still no proper onboard of this record run. Just this obscure aerial view with unnecessary motor sounds to try and match it. Did they not mount a proper camera for this run? There are some shots in other videos showing a shoulder level camera with basically no view through the windshield....

Ictorial : Wonderful sound of the future arriving. Sexy buzz.

Zipp4Everyone : Great nature footage! Nice trees and smooth panning. However I feel like you should try and come back when it's less buissy down there, the shots were ruined slightly when I briefly saw a car between the trees.

Christopher Springmann : Wow, the helicopter pilot and camera operator had quite a ride, too, trying to get open shots as the vehicle streaked through the trees and turns! What a performance, on the ground and in the air. Plus the sound of a winner, a champion, a new record. The sound of the future.

Jeff Snyder : This is very exciting for VW and EV, but the Sébastien Loeb video from in the car is a 1000x better.

tscrookeful : Take to the Nurburgring and see what it can do!

Chris J : I would be curious if this was still a part gravel track, would this car still beat the record??

PowerSports : All i see are news articles and comments praising the car, praising electric motors... just to remind you all, "it's not the ride, it's the rider". Try giving some credit to the driver!

Sam Sonn : Miss the gold old days when the road wasnt even paved, and alot of drifting was involved.

Daewootech : why is this so hard to watch, is there something with the frame rate, or is it just panning too fast?

Bogdan Belciug : It sounds like my E-TWOW scooter :)

Craig Borrenpohl : When you have so much on demand power you can break late, take the corners in control and then hammer out of them. Unspoken advantage of electric is you don't need to take additional risk carrying extra speed through corner.

Eren Kavuncu : That won't make us forget your diesel scandal vw.

Ice B- The chilled Tibetan Monk : Lol. Sounds mad. Sick thou

easystreets70 : Awful sound.

philip wakeham : It still sounds like a milk float

Thomas Aushauser : Sounds like Star Wars. That's amazing because Lucas isn't that far behind. If you look at the beginnings of Science Fiction literature, from Jules Verne, Henlein, Dick and Asimov, the technical implementation has shrunk from the century through the decade to mere years. It is as if the engineers were searching the future literature for useful ideas as soon as they appeared. In future, the authors will start right away in the industry and not at their desks at home. You can also earn more this way.

DuffmanTP : At 10k feet, he was allowed to use all portable electronic devices.

Massimo : That whirling sound is annoying.

HulluJanne : After 3:00 audio is totally out of sync and sounds like its just made up and mastered from multiple audio tracks. Couldn't stand to watch after that point. Awful. Very bad PR. If you had audio problems, admit them and rather just mute it altogether than try to make it sound like all is fine. It almost sounds like they reused the sounds from the first 3 minutes.

beforebefore : 'tis a shame the audio track was patched together... not even a full in-car sound-track... the audio-sync was horrible.Also the car hopefully has more to give, as cornering exits weren't all that great... from this view. I was hoping for more from a race design-built electric. They put a LOT of work into down-force, but at these speeds, I'm not sure it was worth all that.

Bay Raitt : So awesome. I wonder where one could find the uncompressed raw 32bit recordings from inside the vehicle... that's an amazing sound..

TONY : Previous record: Sébastien Loeb / Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak / 2013 / 8:13.878 ";-)

Robert Pasquali : when your car goes faster around turns than your helicopter can go straight

Don Cahala : Needs helical gears- it would be much quieter and not so annoying, but hey, it's a first, why knock it? It sounds like my kid's battery operated toys on the driveway.

Matthew Mers : Remember when most of the road was dirt and gravel, it actually took skill. Now that pikes peak is paved it is boring.

101BASA : Shit sound.....

A : This shoulda been 60fps or higher.

W A L L R I D E R S : I feel sorry for anyone who doesn’t believe that EV cars are the future of Motorsport

Alan Wood : Awesome for Volkswagen, hot run - love it!!!

Cestus Fr : after a minute or two i found the sound the car emits to be very F1 like (electro version of course) and it's not half bad!

Rex The Thoughtful T-Rex : *_ELECTRIC POWER_* ⚡️

birken master : sexy