If before we see Ken Block, using the Subaru WRX STI, now Ken Block uses Ford Fiesta, Ford Fiesta addition is also in use for the making of his latest film, Gymkhana THREE.
The exterior design was still typical of Ken Block nuanced, with sponsors that adorn the body of the car, making the Ford Fiesta owned by Ken looks more sporty. But most major sponsor on the car Ken is Monster Energy, which is typical with a black base color, in the combine with the melted water is green and white, very sporty!
In the interior, Monster World Rally Team has also made major changes and are customized needs of Ken. Backseat in the waste and plant Roll bars for safety, front seat also replaced Seat Rally with four-point seatbelt. Steer was also in the fox by the way is extended to facilitate control of the car. What is unique in the Ken cars, race cars usually use a manual transmission, but in Ken’s car using a semi-manual transmission, because the shift gear is under steer, really an amazing innovation. Do not forget the hand brake lever was also made more elongated for easy reach.
Ford Fiesta that is in use Ken has experienced a huge overhaul of standartnya, just imagine, this car is capable of producing power to 650 horsepower and reach speeds 100km/jam only takes 2 seconds, very impressive. This is in thanks to Olsbergs machine. This machine should be able to wake up to generate power at 850 horsepower, but for Ken in the limit to 650 horsepower, just for ease of control at 4,000 rpm with a grand total of 895Nm. This engine mated to a Olsbergs MSE Maktrak (magnesium) six-speed sequential paddle-shift transmission.
Video Gymkhana THREE amazing, spectacular actions and precision have been on show by Ken on this film. Action drift, maneuver around a series of cones, rotate 180 degrees, rotate 360 degrees, slalom, -8 figure turns and other obstacles all while utilizing the extreme acceleration, braking and sliding.
Let’s see action in the movie Ken Block Gymkhana THREE.