June 6, 2023

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Ken Block Turns Las Vegas Into Audi S1 Hoonitron Playground

Ken Block Turns Las Vegas Into Audi S1 Hoonitron Playground

For the initial time at any time, Ken Block and the popular Gymkhana series goes electric powered. Girls and gents, welcome to Electrickhana.

Ken Block has established 10 wildly productive Gymkhana films with around a billion sights on YouTube where by he flexes his remarkable driving techniques behind the wheel of instead serious devices. All of these equipment until now operate on fossil fuels.

Ken Block and Hoonigan are using the Audi S1 Hoonitron to the higher-stakes playground of Las Vegas for their all-new online video.

The S1 Hoonitron reportedly has 6,000 Nm (4,425 lb-ft) of torque which is no match for those lousy tyres.

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

Thrust perform and enjoy!

The Audi S1 Hoonitron has two electric motors, all-wheel drive, power galore, a carbon fiber chassis, and absolutely complies with the basic safety criteria of the FIA, motorsport’s governing overall body. Audi Sport created it as a a single-of-a-kind vehicle solely for Ken Block. Its system shell, for which Audi Design led by Marc Lichte is dependable, quickly evokes recollections of the legendary Audi Activity quattro S1 with which the 4 rings charged to the leading in the well known Pikes Peak hill-climb race. Ken Block and his team engaged in close exchange with the Audi departments in the course of the enhancement of the car. 

“With the S1 Hoonitron we broke fully new ground at Audi,” claims Oliver Hoffmann, Member of the Board for Specialized Progress at AUDI AG. “Developing a fully electric prototype for the distinctive specifications of our spouse Ken Block was a major and remarkable obstacle to which the total workforce rose with traveling hues. It is wonderful to see how ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ is offered in an all-new ecosystem.”