Electrikhana 2: Closing drift video with Ken Block launched


The dying of drifting legend Ken Block shook the whole motorsport world originally of January. This beforehand unreleased final episode of his well-known drift movies is a tribute to him.

“Electrikhana 2” was filmed with the Audi S1 Hoonitron prototype in November 2022 – just some weeks earlier than the snowmobile accident through which Ken Block died on the age of 55. It was a matter near the guts of Ken Block’s household to finish and launch the movie in his reminiscence.

Ken Block’s followers can expertise their idol one final time in breathtaking driving scenes and stunts with the Audi S1 Hoonitron. The all-electric prototype was developed by Audi Sport as a one-off completely for Ken Block. It has two electrical motors, all-wheel drive, a complete output of 500 kW, a carbon fiber chassis and the complete security normal of the best motorsport authority, the FIA. Following the filming of the primary Electrikhana episode in August 2022, the S1 Hoonitron was additional developed in shut collaboration with Ken Block. This included lowering weight, enhancing drivability and simulating gear adjustments.

Within the first episode, Ken Block drifted by means of Las Vegas with the Audi S1 Hoonitron. The spectacular video reached greater than 100 million individuals worldwide by way of varied channels. Electrikhana 2 was filmed in Mexico Metropolis. With 22 million inhabitants within the metropolitan space, the capital of Mexico is without doubt one of the largest cities on the planet, and provided the crew of the Hoonigan firm based by Ken Block fascinating places – from the fashionable airport to a spiral-shaped parking storage.

Along with the engineers from Audi Sport, Ken Block got here up with a really particular gimmick for Electrikhana 2 – along with a brand new livery – that solely an electrical automobile can supply: In a single scene of the film, the entrance and rear axles pull in reverse instructions, inflicting the Audi S1 Hoonitron to vanish into a big white cloud when stationary – a scene totally to the style of the unforgotten drift artist and his loyal fan base.

Electrikhana 2 are extra can be found on Hoonigan’s YouTube channel: YouTube.com/thehoonigans


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