July 23, 2024
Ken Block Turns Las Vegas Into Audi S1 Hoonitron Playground

For the primary time ever, Ken Block and the well-known Gymkhana sequence is going electrical. Women and gentlemen, welcome to Electrickhana.

Ken Block has created ten wildly a hit Gymkhana movies with over one thousand million perspectives on YouTube the place he flexes his wonderful riding talents in the back of the wheel of moderately severe machines. All of those machines till now run on fossil fuels.

Ken Block and Hoonigan are taking the Audi S1 Hoonitron to the high-stakes playground of Las Vegas for his or her all-new video.

The S1 Hoonitron reportedly has 6,000 Nm (4,425 lb-ft) of torque which is not any fit for the ones deficient tyres.

The video description says it runs an 800-volt machine and whilst there is not any point out of the ability it does no longer truly subject.

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The Audi S1 Hoonitron has two electrical motors, all-wheel force, energy galore, a carbon fiber chassis, and completely complies with the security requirements of the FIA, motorsport’s governing frame. Audi Game advanced it as a one-of-a-kind automobile completely for Ken Block. Its frame shell, for which Audi Design led by means of Marc Lichte is accountable, straight away conjures up recollections of the mythical Audi Game quattro S1 with which the 4 rings charged to the highest within the well-known Pikes Top hill-climb race. Ken Block and his group engaged in shut trade with the Audi departments all through the advance of the car. 

“With the S1 Hoonitron we broke completely new flooring at Audi,” says Oliver Hoffmann, Member of the Board for Technical Construction at AUDI AG. “Creating a completely electrical prototype for the original necessities of our spouse Ken Block was once a large and thrilling problem to which the entire group rose with flying colours. It’s nice to peer how ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ is gifted in an all-new surroundings.”