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Ken Block to drive Audi S1 e-tron Quattro “Hoonitron” Prototype

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Audi Sport has fostered the oddball Audi S1 e-tron Quattro Hoonitron for outrageous games ace Ken Block to use in his next Gymkhana video. The electric float vehicle takes motivation from the exceptionally changed Group B rally vehicle that was utilized to win the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in 1987.

The Audi S1 e-tron Quattro Hoonitron depends on the as of late dispatched RS e-tron GT electric fastback however has been widely adjusted all around to meet previous World Rally Championship contender Block’s requests. It offers all-wheel-drive from two electric engines and highlights a carbon-fiber undercarriage with all of the vital security pack to meet FIA rules.

Full execution subtleties presently can’t seem to be unveiled, however Block said the vehicle is “fit for turning into a doughnut at 150kph straightforwardly from halt”. The vehicle was created at Audi Sport’s Neckarsulm base, with the styling took care of by Audi configuration supervisor March Lichte.

The motivation for the bodywork came straightforwardly from the Sport Quattro S1 that contended on Pikes Peak in 1987. Lichte portrayed it as “the chance to foster a vehicle that joins a symbol of our image with what’s to come”.

He added that the venture required only a month and that Block was widely associated with the plan interaction. Block said: “The S1 Hoonitron joins a ton of what Audi was at that point renowned for during the 1980s. I believe it’s cool that the Audi fashioners have been enlivened by their own past and interestingly moved the vehicle’s advances and appearance into the present.”

The American tried the vehicle without precedent for November and will utilize it in an approaching ‘Elektrikhana’ video, the most recent section in his gigantically famous Gymkhana series.

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