The car that tops the Nürburgring Nordschleife charts, with an incredible 6mins 45.9secs, will be taking on the Goodwood hill at the Festival of Speed presented by Mastercard this year, it has been confirmed. Yes, the NIO EP9 is coming to Goodwood.
The all-electric 1,360hp supercar – 0-62mph in 2.7 seconds – will be driven up the hill by Scottish racer Peter Dumbreck, the man who steered the EP9 to its world record time at the Nürburgring in 2017. Since then the “world’s fastest electric car” has snatched other records, including most recently a new world speed record for an autonomous vehicle at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. At Goodwood it will be the first time the public has seen the EP9 driven in anger, promising an unmissable sight.
NIO will also be showcasing its Performance Programme vehicles at FOS for the first time in Europe. The NIO 004 Formula E Gen2 racer along with an EP9 chassis will be on show on NIO’s standin the main arena. NIO Performance Programme chief Gerry Hughes said: “It's our time to take to the global stage. This will be the first time that anyone has seen the NIO EP9 supercar run in anger and we are all extremely excited at the thought of Peter Dumbreck unleashing its ground-breaking performance.”