Ken block escort gymkhana
Based on the Ford Escort platform, Blocks car is quite unlike the Escort Mk2s that made history in European rallying.
I can only imagine how much fun this lightweight, short-wheelbase machine is to drive!
The.5-litre, dohc 16-valve, four-cylinder Millington Diamond Series II was built by Millington Racing Engines in Shropshire, England.
Once again, Mr Block and the Hoonigans have built a car that pushes convention off the edge of a cliff and challenges the concept of automotive purism to the core.
Twitter: @KBlock43, close Menu.Extensively lightened reinforced, full T45 ford escort motor audi 1 6 caracteristicas rollcage suspension triangulation, fabricated to accept WRC-style IRS, underbody protection, alloy fabricated anti-surge fuel oil tanks.The whole caboodle is finished in a matt black Hoonigan paint job and wrap with the exception of the bonnet, which smacks you right in the retinas with a vibrant Hoonigan stars and stripes design.Got that warm, fuzzy feeling inside yet?Break The Internet, we need to talk about that, ford Escort.
Okay, before we begin erase everything that you know about this car from your mind.
Or at least if youve been anywhere near the Internet in the last couple of weeks then you might already have a fair idea of the car that Im referring.
I want you to pretend that someone told you that they planned to take a classic 1978 Ford Escort Mk2 RS, drop in a 330hp naturally-aspirated lightweight alloy motor that revs to 9,000rpm and prepare it to tarmac rally specification, with no expense spared.Award season FOR block, facebook: Ken Block, instagram: @KBlock43.If you want to know what you should expect from that video, check out the following shakedown footage of the Gymkhana Escort at the Hoonigan Donut Garage.Adequate in a machine born in the late Seventies.The kit was custom built for Ken by Rocket Bunny founder Kei Miura, taking inspiration from the existing Hoonigan fleet styling, whilst staying true to that instantly-recognisable TRA Kyoto aesthetic.The car is powered by.5-liter naturally-aspirated four-cylinder Millington engine that generates 333 horses and has an impressive 9,000 rpm redline.Block/gelsomino 3RD overall AT OTR IN THE ford escort RS cosworth!Its latest incarnation is certainly its most advanced, and extreme, to date.