Ken Block’s Gymkhana 6 Ford Fiesta replica RC car by HPI Racing
When it comes to burnout, Ken Block is the king as he goes on mesmerizing his fans by flattening the tires of his 2013 GRC Ford Fiesta H.F.H.V. and showing off his unbelievable moves sliding like a soap bar on the tarmac. The official Hoonigan Racing Division rally driver has competed in many other action sports events including skateboarding, snowboarding and motocross making him a true legend when he is on the steering wheel of anything drivable. Ken recently released his Gymkhana 6 video in association with Need for Speed for their latest hair-raising racing game NFS Rivals and boy-o-boy was it cool or what as Ken put forth a series of sleek moves that were simply spine chilling. Such is impact of Ken Block’s Gymkhana 6 the Ultimate Gymkhana Grid Course that HPI Racing couldn’t resist but make the second officially licensed Ken Block replica christened as the Ken Block 2013 GRC Micro RS4 with Ford Fiesta H.F.H.V. body.
The 1/18 scale replica of the latest Ford Fiesta featured in Gymkhana 6 is the exact scaled down, fully-functional version of the original 2013 GRC Ford Fiesta H.F.H.V. that Ken took by the scruff of the neck in the showdown. Powered by an all four wheel HPI 180-size motor driving system and coil-over shocks for smoother power transmission and control, the RC vehicle sports PRC Spec replica wheels having the same grippy rubber which gives it unbelievable realism. All this gives it an electronic control that would make any other RC vehicle go shy honed by the HPI 2.4 GHz radio system.
Coming onto the exact specifications of Ken Block 2013 GRC Micro RS4 With Ford Fiesta H.F.H.V. Body it measures 220mm in length, has 105mm width, height of 80mm, tire diameter measuring 36mm and 140mm wheelbase.
The remote control pistol grip transmitter also features steering trim adjustments and servo motor reversing switches. For better transfer of motor power to the wheels belt drivetrain is used and the double-wishbone suspension along with coil-over inboard cantilever front shocks make sure the car rides just like the real one.
All-in-all it is a thumping remote controlled car that a diehard Ken Block fan would love to own. Although HPI Racing has not revealed the availability or the price of this kit but we soon expect them to reveal the luring price so that fans worldwide can own the replica version of their drifting king.
Some pictures of Ken Block Gymkhana 6
# Official Ken Block Gymkhana 6 video