For the to start with time ever, Ken Block and the renowned Gymkhana collection goes electric. Girls and gents, welcome to Electrickhana.
Ken Block has established ten wildly effective Gymkhana movies with over a billion sights on YouTube exactly where he flexes his astounding driving abilities at the rear of the wheel of instead really serious devices. All of these machines until now operate on fossil fuels.
Ken Block and Hoonigan are having the Audi S1 Hoonitron to the large-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 people bad tyres.
The online video description says it runs an 800-volt technique and whilst there is no point out of the energy it does not truly matter.
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The Audi S1 Hoonitron has two electric powered motors, all-wheel generate, ability galore, a carbon fiber chassis, and fully complies with the protection requirements of the FIA, motorsport’s governing physique. Audi Activity created it as a just one-of-a-kind auto exclusively for Ken Block. Its system shell, for which Audi Layout led by Marc Lichte is responsible, right away evokes recollections of the famous Audi Activity quattro S1 with which the 4 rings billed to the top rated in the renowned Pikes Peak hill-climb race. Ken Block and his crew engaged in close trade with the Audi departments all through the development of the car.
“With the S1 Hoonitron we broke completely new ground at Audi,” says Oliver Hoffmann, Member of the Board for Technical Enhancement at AUDI AG. “Developing a absolutely electric prototype for the exceptional demands of our lover Ken Block was a huge and remarkable obstacle to which the complete workforce rose with traveling colors. It is great to see how ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ is offered in an all-new natural environment.”