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Ken Block's Posthumous 'Electrikhana 2' Unveiled: A Spectacular Farewell Performance

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Ken Block's Posthumous 'Electrikhana 2' Unveiled: A Spectacular Farewell Performance

The motor world was recently treated to a posthumous spectacle from Ken Block, the legendary rally driver known for his captivating gymkhana videos. Hoonigan, the motorsport-lifestyle company he co-founded, recently unveiled 'Electrikhana 2,' a gymkhana filmed a month before Block's tragic snowmobile accident.

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Audi's Electric Beast: The Audi S1 Hoonitron

The inception of 'Electrikhana' came about when Block joined forces with Audi, leading to the creation of an electric beast—the Audi S1 Hoonitron. This 680 horsepower vehicle was the highlight of the recently released video, which was recorded in Mexico City. The striking video features the Hoonitron performing breathtaking feats at various locations, including the city's bustling business center and the baggage handling area of its international airport, finally ending with daring stunts on the runway.

Electrikhana 2: A Fitting Tribute

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The nearly 8-minute video serves as a fitting tribute to the late rally driver, demonstrating his signature close calls and the commendable adaptations made to the electric sports car to simulate gear changes. One of the most noteworthy features of the electric sports car was showcased during a burnout. Furthermore, the video amusingly mentions the loss of some cameras and carbon pieces during the action-packed recording.

End of an Era in Motor-related Entertainment

Block's death marked the end of an era in motor-related entertainment. His gymkhana videos, which have garnered hundreds of millions of views on YouTube, have been a testament to his spectacular driving skills. Fortunately for his fans, the legacy of Ken Block lives on through 'Electrikhana 2,' a testament to his unrivaled skill and passion for the sport.

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