Ken Block Tribute Video and Update from the Hoonigans

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="82084"] video: Hoonigans Understandably, it has been a very hard couple of weeks for the family, friends, and coworkers of Ken Block and for his fans around the world. This past week in Park City, there was a Celebration of Life for Ken where a tribute video was played for those in attendance. After some discussion, they decided to offer the video to the rest of us so we too can celebrate the life of Ken Block. In addition, Brian Scotto ...

Ken Block Killed in Snowmobile Accident

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="81416"] We've learned tragic news from Hoonigan tonight that Hoonigan founder and Gymkhana star Ken Block was killed earlier today in a snowmobile accident. [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/Cm74ZDVL_PS/[/embed] Our hearts go out to the Block family and Ken's larger Hoonigan organization. His loss is profound not just for his family and the organization he steered, but for the Audi and greater car communities as well. Ken's ability to i...

Feature Car: Ken Block Homologation Extra-Special

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="81178"] words: Louli Kourkounakis, photos: Hoonigan Editor's Note: Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q2_2022 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. Turbo Monster. That was the name of the Sport quattro that Ken Block flew to Germany to pick up. It was also originally red before being made his own, stripped and repainted in white with a s...

The Retro-Futuristic Unique Car: the Audi S1 e-tron quattro Hoonitron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="78508"] source: Audi AG The Audi S1 e-tron quattro Hoonitron is more than just a vehicle for US drift artist Ken Block. It pays homage to the legendary Audi Sport quattro S1 and is the result of real teamwork. An insight into the interdisciplinary story of its creation. Stefan Murrweiss crosses his hands behind his head in his office at the Neckarsulm plant. How did it all start with the Hoonitron? The 50-year-old, who has been working at Audi fo...

Ken Block and the Audi S1 Hoonitron Electrify Las Vegas

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="78274"] source: Audi AG Electrikhana film featuring US drift artist celebrates world premiere All-electric prototype developed and deployed by Audi Sport Spectacular shoot in Las Vegas with motorsport icons from Audi When US drift artist Ken Block releases his long-awaited Electrikhana video today, the Audi S1 Hoonitron will be featured as one of the principal performers: Developed and assembled at Audi Sport in Neckarsulm, the all-electric ...

Video of the Day: Ken Block’s Audi S1 Hoonitron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="77788"] words: Bill, photos: Hoonitron You've seen photos of the Audi S1 Hoonitron and have probably seen leaked video of it tearing up the streets of Las Vegas during filming of Electrikhana but now, it's time to do a deep dive into its design and technology. Ken Block and Brian Scotto (ahem...Audi Club Board Member) go through all phases of the Audi S1 Hoonitron from the power plant to the cooling system, wheels, design, etc.  Speaking of ...

Ken Block Thrilled with the Audi RS Q e-tron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68451"] source: Audi AG US drift artist drives Mattias Ekström’s Dakar car Historic treasures from Audi Tradition at the GP Ice Race Ken Block: “A phenomenal experience” This was a car swap of a very special kind: with Mattias Ekström as the instructor in the co-driver’s seat, Ken Block tested the Audi RS Q e-tron with start number 224 on snow and ice. The outing during the GP Ice Race in Zell am See (Austria) was the spectacular...

This is Ken Block’s Audi S1 Hoonitron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66978"] source: Audi AG Audi develops all-electric one-of-a-kind car for “Elektrikhana” video Legendary Audi Sport quattro S1 serves as the base for Audi designers Ken Block: “This project makes a dream come true for me” It instantly brings back memories of the legendary Audi Sport quattro S1 with which the four rings used to charge to the summit in the famous Pikes Peak Hill Climb event, aka the “Race To The Clouds:” Audi is pre...

Hoonigan Club Day – VW / Audi TreffPunkt Compton

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65995"] words/photos: Denis Podmarkov It’s no secret that Audi and Hoonigan have formed a great friendship over these past couple of months. It’s also no secret that Brian Scotto is a huge Audi nerd who will school you on random and interesting Audi facts. We’ve seen the video where Brian and Ken Block take a trip to Germany and visit the home base for Audi. For those that went to SEMA, you saw the Sport Quattro replica and the Coupe quattr...

Welcome! Audi Electrifies with U.S. Star Ken Block

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64202"] source: Audi AG Joint projects in the field of electric mobility Audi ignited Block’s passion for motorsport Rally and rallycross driver impressed by Audi RS e-tron GT Electrifying addition to the brand with the four rings: Famous American Ken Block and Audi will be realizing exclusive joint projects in the field of electric mobility. Ken Block has made a name for himself as a rally and rallycross driver since 2005....

Ken Block and the Audi Sport quattro S1?

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57123"] words: Bill, photos: Ken Block, Audi AG Who is Ken Block? Unless you've lived under a rock for the last decade or so, he's been all over YouTube with his wildly popular Gymkhana videos, he's a co-founder of DC Shoes, and now is the 'Head Hoonigan In Charge' at Hoonigan amongst his many activities. Just a couple of days ago, he announced that his 10+ year relationship with Ford was coming to an end. "It’s simply been a dream come true...

Video: Iroz vs. the Hoonicorn

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="55855"] Remember that scene in The Matrix where "the one" Neo is uploaded with Kung Fu and takes on the master Morphius. It is the ultimate sparring session between the established legend and the one with the power that everyone is just so in awe of? The latest video from Hoonigan is pretty much that, whereby Hank Iroz of Iroz Motorsport takes his most beastly Audi RS 3 sedan to a drag strip at an undisclosed location to take on Ken Block and hi...