Ken Block Turns Las Vegas Into Audi S1 Hoonitron Playground

For the very first time at any time, Ken Block and the renowned Gymkhana sequence goes electrical. Women and gents, welcome to Electrickhana.

Ken Block has produced ten wildly productive Gymkhana films with above a billion sights on YouTube where he flexes his remarkable driving expertise driving the wheel of somewhat significant machines. All of these devices until eventually now operate on fossil fuels.

Ken Block and Hoonigan are having the Audi S1 Hoonitron to the significant-stakes playground of Las Vegas for their all-new movie.

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

The video clip description states it runs an 800-volt system and even though there is no point out of the electricity it does not really make a difference.

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The Audi S1 Hoonitron has two electrical motors, all-wheel push, electrical power galore, a carbon fiber chassis, and absolutely complies with the protection benchmarks of the FIA, motorsport’s governing physique. Audi Activity produced it as a a person-of-a-form vehicle completely for Ken Block. Its human body shell, for which Audi Structure led by Marc Lichte is accountable, quickly evokes reminiscences of the famous Audi Activity quattro S1 with which the 4 rings charged to the major in the well-known Pikes Peak hill-climb race. Ken Block and his team engaged in close exchange with the Audi departments all through the improvement of the auto.

“With the S1 Hoonitron we broke entirely new floor at Audi,” claims Oliver Hoffmann, Member of the Board for Complex Growth at AUDI AG. “Developing a totally electrical prototype for the exceptional demands of our partner Ken Block was a large and remarkable problem to which the complete workforce rose with traveling colors. It is great to see how ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ is offered in an all-new surroundings.”

Jacquelin Burkhammer

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