Ken Block Reveals All-New Retro Drift Weapon

Ken Block Reveals All-New Retro Drift Weapon

Ken Block. The drift daddy. The tyre terror. The sideways… We’ve got nothing for that one.

Regardless, the man’s just a little bit handy behind the wheel. Be it sliding through the streets of LA…

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Or leaping over hills in San Francisco…

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…he’s always pushing the boundaries of what can be done. The one constant? Four-wheel drive.

Even his custom 1965 Ford Mustang ‘Notchback’ was specially converted to run with all four wheels – the first of its kind.

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So what has he picked for his new ride? It’s sticking with the Ford brand, of course. But the similarities end there. Care to see it?

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It’s a MK2 Escort, with a 2.5-litre engine producing 333bhp. All driven through, you guessed it, just the rear wheels.

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That means, with our friend Mr Block behind the wheel, it can do tricks like this.

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The whole package is better seen in full, in the video below. Check it out – you can nearly smell the tyre smoke through the computer screen. Nearly.

YouTube / TheHoonigans - via Iframely

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