Even though Ken Block is dead, he has a legacy in the automotive world, namely Gymkhana, so here are 10 Ken Block Gymkhana cars with a total power output of 7,174bhp!
The legend is gone forever. Yes, Kenneth Paul Block or whoever is familiarly called Ken Block was pronounced dead today (3/1/2023). However, Ken (Ken Block, red) has left an automotive legacy to the world, namely the popularization of Gymkhana.
Ken Block’s Gymkhana was first started around 2006, this man from United States uploaded his video doing Gymkhana action on YouTube platform and it was watched by millions. Here is the team Cintamobil.com review the machines that Ken used to perform his stunts.
Ken Block’s Gymkhana car
What we’re discussing are Ken Block’s 10 Gymkhana cars, excluding the Subaru and Audi that his partner Travis Pastrana uses at Gymkhana and Electickhana 2020 and 2022 with his Audi S1. So here are 10 of Ken Block’s Gymkhana cars that made him famous around the world.
1. 2006 Subaru Impreza WRX STI
This Japanese sports sedan first appeared on YouTube 14 years ago. This 4-door boxer engined saloon is prepared and tuned by CRAWFORD PERFORMANCE and has an output of 530 WHP (Wheel Horse Power).
2. Subaru ImprezaWRX STI 2009
This is the Subaru sedan that made its name famous and took off. DC Shoes and Monster Energy screens are so thick on this machine. Just as before, this car was tuned by CRAWFORD PERFORMANCE and its horsepower increased by 30 WHP to 560 WHP with 611 torque.
Ford Fiesta 3.2011
At the third Gymkhana Ken used a new car, a 2011 Ford Fiesta prepared and tuned by Olsbergs MSE. This B-segment sedan is capable of producing 650PS of power and 660Nm of torque at the wheels and can accelerate from 0-60mph in 1.9 seconds.
Ford Fiesta has quite a long record in Gymkhana shows. This is because the Fiesta is used by Gymkhana 3, Gymkhana 4, Gymkhana 5, Gymkhana 6 and Gymkhana 8. The Ford Fiesta modification used by Ken is also able to inspire car enthusiasts all over the world, both in taste for changes to the visual exterior.
4. 1965 Ford Mustang
At Gymkhana 7 titled WILD IN THE STREETS OF LOS ANGLES, Ken Block showcased his new car, the Ford Mustang, which is said to be the world’s first all-wheel drive. This car is custom made and has an output of up to 845 HP.
5. Ford Focus RS RX
After completing Gymkhana 8 located in Dubai. Immediately after Gymkhana 9 entitled RAW INDUSTRIALS PLAYGROUND. Here Ken is wearing a specially modified 2016 Ford Focus RS for Rallycross racing. Power is around 600 HP and 660 Nm of torque.
Hoonicorn V2 is the nickname given by Ken to the 1965 Ford Mustang, which first appeared on the Gymkhana 7 show. The difference is that this Ford Mustang has received a new livery and various improvements so that its power has increased to 1,400hp and 1,250 ft-lb of torque.
7. Ford Fiesta WRC
Ken is known as a rally driver to be stunned (read: bravo), no wonder he’s also good at driving a car on a rally track. At Gymkhana 10 he fielded a 2018 Ford Fiesta with similar specifications to the one used by world champion Sebasitien Ogier. Its power is 380 HP and 450 NM of torque.
8. The Cossie
Gymkhana 10 is the last Gymkhana show Ken worked directly on before being taken over by Travis Pastrana in 2020 (Gymkhana 11). At the 10th Gymkhana, Ken also drove a 1991 Ford Escort RS Cosworth with 2.0L Turbo engine producing 645hp and 715Nm of torque.
9. Ford Focus RX 2017
Unlike the previous Ford Focus Rallycross, in the car that appeared at Gymkhana 10 entitled THE ULTIMATE TIRE SLAYING TOUR Ken also introduced the new Focus with 2.0L Turbo engine with power increased to 650PS and 800NM of torque.
This is Ken’s last Gymkhana car when he competes in Gymkhana 10. A Ford F150 assembled in 1977. This pickup truck comes with a powerful engine, which is 3.5 liter unit with V6 Twin Turbo configuration. Horsepower is 914 hp and 702 ft-lb of torque.
So those are 10 of Ken Block’s flagship Gymkhana cars that, when combined, have a total output of 7,174hp. For the record, Ken is also working on other projects like Climbkhana and Electrickhana which we will cover in a separate review. So what’s your favorite Gymkhana machine?