Ken Block Unveils His New Gymkhana Car, a 1978 MkII Ford Escort RS

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Ken Block shifts gears and introduces his first ever rear-wheel-drive Gymkhana vehicle, a 1978 MkII Ford Escort RS that Block first acquired in 2008 to use as his first rally car. Radically modified by the Hoonigan Racing company, the UK-based Quick Motorsports and Japan's Rocket Bunny, the Escort packs a naturally aspirated 2.5-liter Millington four-cylinder racing engine with a 9,000-rpm redline and 333 horsepower. The exterior, meanwhile, sports a matte black paint job with a stylized stars-and-stripes design adorning the hood. Check out the video below, in which Kenny from the Block takes the vehicle out for a few garage donut "burnies."

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