May 24, 2024
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Pikes Peak visited by a Freightliner truck

This year, the Pikes Peak hill climb challenge will be visited by a lot of cars which were either specially prepped for this event, production models and pretty much anything in between. And the most weird contestants are in the Open category, which is exactly where you will find the Freightliner Cascadia truck driven by

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Land Rover

Range Rover Sport set Pikes Peak record

The Pikes Peak race is a popular hill climb challenge open to all vehicles, from electric sedans to diesel SUVs, either standard production or specially prepped for this event. The 2014 Range Rover Sport was one of the competing vehicles, and not only did it perform admirably, but it even set a record for production

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Lexus

The IS F CCS-R – a Lexus to take on Pikes Peak

As most of us are readying ourselves for a long weekend drooling over the GT action in the Le Mans 24 hour race, others are in the final stages of preparation for Pikes Peak. Pikes Peak is a special event which features a simple sprint race of 12.42 miles. Or is it? Is it really

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Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi unveiled i-MiEV Evolution Pikes Peak climber

Here’s something that is actually going to try and change the way we think about electric cars. Or at least that’s what Mitsubishi is telling us. The Japanese car maker will be entering this year’s Pikes Peak race with a very different kind of electric vehicle. Having started with their i-MiEV hatchback, they’ve thrown everything

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Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi i-MiEV Prototype wants to tackle Pikes Peak

Mitsubishi’s effort with electric cars may not be very popular but they’re quite a few steps into it with their microscopic i-MiEV hatchback. In an effort to popularize both the car and the technological capabilities underneath its simple looking body, the Japanese company will make a spin-off prototype that they’ll be sending up Pikes Peak.

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Suzuki

Suzuki SX4 Hill Climb Special wins at Pikes Peak 2011

Trash talking was over, preparations were over, all that was left for the 2011 Pikes Peak Hill Climb Special was the competition itself. With the hammer down and proceedings starting, everybody had their eyes set on the big boys of the Unlimited class, one where there was even a milestone to be touched. The winner

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Suzuki

Suzuki SX4 Hill Climb Special details for Pikes Peak 2011

We couldn’t talk about the Pikes Peak competition’s biggest challenger, the Hyundai-powered RMR PM580 without speaking about the reigning champion. That would be the Hill Climb Special Suzuki SX4 that Monster Tajima will be taking for a “drive” during the 2011 International Pikes Peak Hill Climb event. Just like the Hyundai opponent, there’s a road-going

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Hyundai

Hyundai-powered RMR PM580 gets prepped for Pikes Peak

The Pikes Peak rally is set to take place on June 26th and so, with less than a month left for preparations, Rhys Millen showcased the upgrades his team made on the Hyundai-powered RMR PM580. The RMR PM580 is largely the same as the Hyundai-powered beast Millen tried to win the trophy with last year.

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Dacia

The Pikes Peak Dacia Duster No Limits dream

Out of late stages of development and into the spotlight: this is the Pikes Peak Dacia Duster or “No Limits” as it has recently been named. Meant to take on what can be the most surprising race in any sporting calendar, the Dacia Duster No Limits one-off car is powered by a lot of technology

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Dacia

Dacia’s Pikes Peak Duster revealed

Even though China is the place to look for news and excitement about cars nowadays, Europe is clearly not going to be a pushover no matter how small the brand making the announcement. This is exactly what Dacia is talking about in coming up with their new version of the Duster. We’re not talking about

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Audi

Autonomous Audi TT successfully climbs Pikes Peak

At the end of last month, Audi came to the SEMA show with a few interesting creations. One of which was the German’s take on autonomous mobiles the self-driven Audi TTS built in collaboration with Stanford University.

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Hyundai

Rhys Millen vows to bring Pikes Peak record back to the family

The Millen family has a very proud history at Pikes Peak, perhaps only second to the Unser family and even at that it’s still amazing. You may remember that Rod Millen got several class records on that Colorado mountain over the years but one stood out in particular.

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