Back in September 2017, for a special episode of his Climbkhana series, the professional rally driver took his 1965 Ford Mustang Hoonicorn RTR V2 up the Colorado hillclimb. As you can probably imagine, this ride is absolutely STACKED.
Witness man versus mountain, 14,000ft vs Block’s 1,400-horsepower twin-turbo methanol fueled 1965 Ford Mustang Hoonicorn RTR V2, equipped with Toyo®Proxes® R888R™ tires. In classic Block-fashion, his all-wheel-drive Mustang hangs along the razor edge of the legendary Pikes Peak hill climb.
If you’re familiar with Ken Block, then you know that these sort of ridiculous driving stunts are pretty much par for the course. If not, then allow us to educate you.
Perhaps most well known for his Gymkhana series, which takes drifting to a whole other extreme level, the 51-year-old Long Beach, California native had quite the successful professional rallying career, and even started his own team, the Hoonigan Racing Division.
Action sports is definitely Block’s forte, as he’s also competed in skateboarding, snowboarding, and motocross events. Throughout the years, he’s also proved his business savvy, as the co-founder of DC Shoes (though he has since sold his ownership) and the founder of Hoonigan Industries, a clothing brand for auto enthusiasts.
In more recent news, Block has been traveling all over the world in 2019, rallying his Ford Escort Cosworth rally car everywhere from Missouri to Ireland to New Zealand. Which is, no doubt, extremely cool and all, but we’d be lying if we said we didn’t want him to set aside some time for another epic Pikes Peak run. Do it, Ken! Do it!