24th Jun 2019 4 mins Volkswagen ID. R Breaks Nürburgring EV Record The lap record for an electric vehicle at the famed Nürburgring track has this month been broken, smashed in fact. Setting the pace was the blistering Volkswagen ID. R, a 671bph prototype turned supercar built entirely for competition purposes. And the competition, it seems, is trailing in its wake.