The annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is one of the most intense and exciting motorsport events in the world, with dozens of cars and motorcycles of all types tackling the now-tarmac course in Colorado. The route consists of 12.42 miles of road, a 4,725-foot elevation change and 156 corners, and it's as thrilling as it is dangerous.
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Ken Block is headed back to Pikes Peak. But instead of doing a flashy stunt video, Block is aiming to compete and potentially nab an overall win at the famed rally event. He'll also be doing it all from the driver seat of this outrageous custom BBi Autosport-built Porsche SVRSR, nicknamed "Hoonipigasus."
Incredible race car packs close to 1,400bhp. Ken Block has created another striking high-performance car with a classic Porsche 911-based racer designed to tackle the famous Pikes Peak mountain race. Designed to be ‘the world’s ultimate Porsche race car’ according to a tweet from American race car driver Block, the so-called ‘Hoonipigasus’ packs 1,400bhp from a twin-turbocharged mid-mounted engine.
Ken Block to race Porsche 917/20-inspired Hoonipigasus at formidable annual hillclimb in US Open gallery Close American racer Ken Block has shown off the Hoonipigasus, an outlandish 1400bhp Porsche-based creation that he will race at the Pikes Peak hillclimb in June. It started out in life as a four-cylinder Porsche 912 (a 1960s budget version of the Porsche 911) but has been radically modified for the event by Block’s Hoonigan Racing outfit and Porsche specialist BBi Autosport, which has taken several class wins at the event over the years.
Porsche Hoonipigasus Porsche Hoonipigasus Porsche Hoonipigasus Porsche Hoonipigasus Ken Block will race the twin-turbo AWD monster at Pikes Peak next month. After 11 years, Ken Block parted ways with Ford and inked a deal in 2021 with Audi. It looks as though he is allowed to "cheat" a bit as his latest bespoke car doesn't have the fabled Four Rings.
Rally driver and stunt supremo Ken Block has announced dramatic plans to take on the 2022 Pikes Peak International Hillclimb. The Californian will drive a unique 1,400 horsepower mid-engined Porsche 911, built especially for his assault on the 12.42-mile course. Dubbed ‘Hoonipigasus’, the car wears a livery that pays homage to the 1971 Porsche 917/20 ‘Pink Pig’ Le Mans racer.
Dually donuts? Yes please. Ken Block is one of the most skilled drifters on the planet, so if there's anyone who can get an 8000-pound diesel-powered dually pickup truck sideways, it's him. Block thought it would be a good idea to slide his massive 2019 Ford F-450 Super Duty tow rig around an empty parking lot at Utah Motorsports Campus for a recent YouTube video after one of his Hoonigan colleagues snapped the half-shafts on his Mk 2 Escort.
© Provided by The Drive In 2022, there will be not one, not two, but three members of the Block family running in the American Rally Association (ARA) Championship for the first time, Hoonigan Racing announced. I’m sure you are familiar with Ken Block’s rally racing and gymkhana exploits.
Quattro four-wheel drive is synonymous with Audi. How does the newest halo model stack up to the original legend? Open gallery Close Quattro: it’s a simple enough word. But those seven letters conjure up some of the most era-defining images in the automotive world: Walter Röhrl and Hannu Mikkola sideways on a world rally event, Gene Hunt in the BBC drama Ashes to Ashes or, more recently, Ken Block’s Hoonitron.
Ken Block Audi RS E-Tron GT Front Angle Ken Block Audi RS E-Tron GT Rear Angle Ken Block Audi RS E-Tron GT Wheel Ken Block Audi RS E-Tron GT Details The matte white Audi RS E-Tron GT is part of Block's new Electric Fleet video series. A customized Audi RS E-Tron GT is Ken Block's new daily driver.
The annual SEMA show in Las Vegas Nevada has car builders from across the United States and across the world vying for the attention of tens of thousands of showgoers. Some go to great lengths to draw attention to their cars with big press conferences and flashy unveilings, but even without any extra fanfare, the eye-popping livery of this race-inspired ride had our attention from the moment we spotted it.
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Ken Block, Audi, and Hoonigan just revealed Block's latest tire-melting Gymkhana prototype: The Hoonitron. It's an all electric coupe bearing the S1 e-tron Quattro name, and we expect the Head Hoonigan in Charge to drive in at least one upcoming Gymkhana film. It looks mean.