17/10/2021

Mechanic Escape

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Ken Block partners with Audi for new performance EV projects

Enthusiasts of Ken Block and the Gymkhana sequence will have to get used to a new badge adorning the rally and stunt driver’s charismatic automotive creations. Out: A person blue oval in: four silver rings. 

That is appropriate, Block has defected to Audi. Very well, “defected” is most likely currently being a bit harsh. Block went “no cost agent” (his terms) early this 12 months, going for walks absent from a 10 years-extended partnership with Ford that introduced us numerous remarkable undertaking cars that starred in some unforgettable stunt movies. Block seems pumped (just seem at that smile up there!), and offered Audi’s motorsports background, we are far too. 

“Audi is the brand name that ignited my passion for motorsport,” Block claimed in the announcement. “I am incredibly energized to start out this new chapter. Together, we will develop impressive jobs and drive the boundaries of electric mobility.”

“I see the electric motor vehicle as a leap ahead for us as a modern society in purchase to generate some thing that can not only reduce emissions and hopefully make the world a far better put,” he claimed. “But not only that: it is also about effectiveness. I enjoy anything that helps make me go faster. Electric powered cars can do that. And as far as audio goes, I have young children who really do not care about that. They imagine that the audio of electric cars is just as amazing as the audio of interior combustion engines.”

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