Ken Block Is Trading In His Ford Fiesta For A More Potent Focus

Hot Hatch

The 2016 WRX season is about to be nuts.

Ken Block’s "Gymkhana 8" was not only insane to watch, but also revealed something special. At the end of the eight-minute drift video, there’s a grey-ish car that is referred to as "Ken Block’s Ford Focus RS RX." While the details surrounding the vehicle are scarce, we know the modified hatchback is the new World Rallycross Championship racer that Block will pilot in 2016. Just as before, Block and his Hoonigan Racing Division will use its close relation with Ford to create two examples of the Focus RS Rallycross.

More importantly, the Focus RS Rallycross will feature a 2.0-liter EcoBoost that puts out 600 hp and 664 lb-ft of torque. That will give the hatchback the ability to get to 60 mph in less than two seconds. That sounds like an absolute riot. The Focus RS Rallycross cars will make its debut at the FIA World Rallycross event in Portugal, run from April 15 to 17. Those that won’t be able to make any of the Rallycross events can look forward to Block drifting around in the vehicle as it will surely be the star in "Gymkhana 9."

You Might Also Like
These Are The Thirstiest Cars On Sale Today
These Are The Thirstiest Cars On Sale Today
10 Awesome New Car Features Of 2018
10 Awesome New Car Features Of 2018
Here's How Aerodynamics Make The Lamborghini Aventador SVJ So Much Faster

Take a behind the scenes look at this amazing system.

Fake Lamborghini Murcielago SV Reverse-Engineered By Iran

The Chinese couldn’t have done it better.

Hennessey Trackhawk Is World's Quickest SUV

That's what a thousand horsepower will do for ya.

5 Things You Need To Know About The 2019 BMW X5

After driving the car for the first time, here are our key takeaways.

Watch The BMW M2 Competition Lap The Ring In 7:52

That was supercar territory not long ago.

Kim Jong-un Gets Classy With New Ride

So much for sanctions.

Drifting A 1,000-HP Corvette On Mountain Roads Takes Some Serious Skill

Thought drifting the entire Nurburgring was challenging? Try it in a 1,000-hp Corvette on a mountain road with no safety rails.

Hennessey Heritage Edition Ford Truck Makes More Power Than Anything You’ve Got

This crazy beast is even more powerful than the Ford GT.

What's Hot

Related Cars

Starting MSRP
$41,120

Related Reviews

2018 Ford Focus RS Review
Model Overview
0
2018 Ford Focus RS Review
2018 Ford Focus RS Review: Even BMW M Can Learn From Ford
Test Drive
39
2018 Ford Focus RS Review: Even BMW M Can Learn From Ford