Ken Block Turns Las Vegas Into Audi S1 Hoonitron Playground

Ken Block Turns Las Vegas Into Audi S1 Hoonitron Playground

For the initially time at any time, Ken Block and the well known Gymkhana collection goes electric. Ladies and gents, welcome to Electrickhana.

Ken Block has designed ten wildly successful Gymkhana movies with above a billion sights on YouTube where he flexes his wonderful driving competencies driving the wheel of rather serious machines. All of these devices until eventually now run on fossil fuels.

Ken Block and Hoonigan are having the Audi S1 Hoonitron to the substantial-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 weak tyres.

The online video description suggests it runs an 800-volt program and when there is no mention of the electric power it does not definitely issue.

Thrust perform and delight in!

The Audi S1 Hoonitron has two electric motors, all-wheel drive, electric power galore, a carbon fiber chassis, and entirely complies with the basic safety expectations of the FIA, motorsport’s governing system. Audi Sport developed it as a one particular-of-a-type car solely for Ken Block. Its human body shell, for which Audi Layout led by Marc Lichte is responsible, promptly evokes recollections of the legendary Audi Sport quattro S1 with which the 4 rings billed to the top rated in the famed Pikes Peak hill-climb race. Ken Block and his team engaged in shut trade with the Audi departments all through the advancement of the car or truck. 

“With the S1 Hoonitron we broke entirely new ground at Audi,” says Oliver Hoffmann, Member of the Board for Technological Progress at AUDI AG. “Developing a entirely electric prototype for the distinctive specifications of our lover Ken Block was a large and enjoyable obstacle to which the complete crew rose with traveling hues. It is great to see how ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ is offered in an all-new setting.”