Ken Block has a new car. And it is more, it may have entered into the dreams of many fans at the rally classic. The popular american pilot who has opted now for a Ford Escort RS Mk.II, a king of the rally in Europe and that now will be the protagonist of his next feat. It is expected that by 2016 Block back with another Gymkhana at the controls of this new model.
Precisely the Ford Escort RS Mk.II that has chosen Ken Block is not exactly a small thing. Leaves behind his days of WRC with the Fiesta and the most recent time muscle updated with the Mustang with the that delighted us in his latest production. In reality it seems that now have chosen something more pure.
Carries under the hood a engine Millington aspirated 4-cylinder and 2.5 liter, but it goes so heavily modified that it is able to perform 333 horses of power. These are sent by a gearbox sequential 6-relationship to the rear wheels. Yes, Ken Block has told goodbye to the all-wheel drive, something that will alter your performance on the popular Gymkhana.
The Ford Escort RS Mk.II receives a body kit manufacturer Rocket Bunny, pretty daring but classic at the same time. In other words, the preparation does not break with the molds of a rally car classic that created a frenzy in his time. A tires of large size to accommodate a few brakes of large dimensions, closed a set that, personally, do not have sticks.
Ken Block will present this car in society, in the event of Gymkhana GRID, in the United Kingdom. Not in vain, we all look forward to its grand premiere in video, a new delivery, Gymkhana 8 already, it should arrive in the first months of 2016, with this Escort as the protagonist.