For the first time ever, Ken Block and the well-known Gymkhana series goes electric. Women and gents, welcome to Electrickhana.
Ken Block has produced ten wildly successful Gymkhana movies with over a billion views on YouTube where he flexes his astounding driving abilities driving the wheel of somewhat critical equipment. All of these machines until finally now operate on fossil fuels.
Ken Block and Hoonigan are having the Audi S1 Hoonitron to the superior-stakes playground of Las Vegas for their all-new video.
The S1 Hoonitron reportedly has 6,000 Nm (4,425 lb-ft) of torque which is no match for these inadequate tyres.
The video clip description suggests it operates an 800-volt technique and whilst there is no mention of the electrical power it does not genuinely make any difference.
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The Audi S1 Hoonitron has two electric motors, all-wheel travel, electrical power galore, a carbon fiber chassis, and fully complies with the safety expectations of the FIA, motorsport’s governing entire body. Audi Activity made it as a one particular-of-a-form car or truck solely for Ken Block. Its physique shell, for which Audi Style and design led by Marc Lichte is responsible, immediately evokes memories of the famous Audi Sport quattro S1 with which the 4 rings billed to the top rated in the well-known Pikes Peak hill-climb race. Ken Block and his team engaged in shut trade with the Audi departments all through the growth of the car.
“With the S1 Hoonitron we broke totally new ground at Audi,” states Oliver Hoffmann, Member of the Board for Complex Growth at AUDI AG. “Developing a totally electrical prototype for the one of a kind requirements of our husband or wife Ken Block was a large and thrilling obstacle to which the full workforce rose with traveling colours. It is great to see how ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ is presented in an all-new setting.”