Ken Block’s 1978 MkII Ford Escort RS

Dec 4, 2019

Category: Rides

We’re not sure if Ken Block could ever top his gorgeous 1965 Ford Mustang Hoonicorn, but his latest Gymkhana build is still a head turner. The DC founder has officially pulled the curtain back on his 1878 MkII Ford Escort RS.

The first Gymkhana vehicle owned by Block that is not AWD, this RWD beast is equipped with a 2.5-liter Millington four-cylinder racing engine that pumps out 333 horsepower – naturally aspirated. Working with the team at Rocket Bunny and Quick Motorsports, Block’s Hoonigan Racing’s goal was to build a vehicle that would “kill tires with the quickness.” Speaking of tires, the Pirelli rubbers are wrapped around four custom fifteen52 wheels. The car is finished off in a flat-black Hoonigan paint job, complete with stars and stripes across the hood. Expect to see this thing starring in Block’s new Gymkhana video, set to debut in 2016. Watch the short clip below.

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