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VIDEO: Audi RS6 and Nokian – New Ice Speed Record

Nokian tire manufacturer has set a New Ice Speed World Record – 331.06 km/h on board the Audi RS6.

Shortly after the ice speed record recorded in a Bentley Continental Supersports Cabrio, Nokian announced that they had established a new performance in this area. More specifically, the Finnish manufacturer has equipped an Audi RS6 with the new Hakkapeliitta 7 tires and called the racing pilot Janne Laitinen to make a new record attempt. Fortunately, they have reached the objective and managed to reach a speed of 206.06 mph, which is 331.6 km/h. The previous record was 330.7 km/h and was established in February.

Those of from Nokian are not at their first attempt at breaking an world speed record on ice. Previous attempt was in a Bentley Continental GT equipped with Hakkapeliita 5 tires and it was driven by quad racing world champion Juha Kankkunen, set with a top speed of 321.64 km/h.

 

Video: Audi RS6 and Nokian – New Ice Speed Record:


The previous Ice Speed Record by Nokian, with Hakkapeliitta 5 tires:

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