Ken Block Turns Las Vegas Into Audi S1 Hoonitron Playground

For the first time at any time, Ken Block and the famed Gymkhana series goes electric powered. Women and gents, welcome to Electrickhana.

Ken Block has made 10 wildly profitable Gymkhana movies with in excess of a billion sights on YouTube the place he flexes his awesome driving expertise at the rear of the wheel of alternatively really serious equipment. All of these machines until now operate on fossil fuels.

Ken Block and Hoonigan are getting the Audi S1 Hoonitron to the large-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 those people very poor tyres.

The online video description claims it runs an 800-volt system and even though there is no mention of the energy it does not really make any difference.

Thrust engage in and take pleasure in!

The Audi S1 Hoonitron has two electric motors, all-wheel travel, electricity galore, a carbon fiber chassis, and thoroughly complies with the basic safety requirements of the FIA, motorsport’s governing human body. Audi Sport designed it as a one-of-a-sort auto exclusively for Ken Block. Its physique shell, for which Audi Layout led by Marc Lichte is accountable, instantly evokes reminiscences of the famous Audi Activity quattro S1 with which the 4 rings charged to the top rated in the well known Pikes Peak hill-climb race. Ken Block and his workforce engaged in shut trade with the Audi departments for the duration of the growth of the car or truck. 

“With the S1 Hoonitron we broke fully new floor at Audi,” claims Oliver Hoffmann, Member of the Board for Specialized Progress at AUDI AG. “Developing a fully electric prototype for the exclusive demands of our partner Ken Block was a major and remarkable obstacle to which the entire staff rose with flying shades. It is good to see how ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ is introduced in an all-new setting.”

Katherine E. Ackerman

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