Following up on the original Hoonicorn, based on a 1965 Ford Mustang RTR powered by an 845 horsepower V8 engine, Ken Block reveals Hoonicorn V2. “We got approval for a new video concept using the Hoonicorn, but I needed more power for what I needed it to do. So, I developed the concept for the general idea of what I wanted – two turbos sticking out the hood – and handed that over to my team. They came back with a functional way to make that happen and added methanol to get the setup to produce the power that I wanted. We ended up with 1,400 horsepower! Ha, so they may have over delivered a bit – and I’m happy about that,” said Block. Continue reading for a video of Gymkhana 7 and more pictures.
“When I say that this is the absolute most frightening thing I’ve ever driven, I’m not exaggerating. AT ALL. The motor revs and spins my Toyo tires to destruction so quickly that I can’t change the gears fast enough. It’s genuinely a mind-numbing, crazy experience to try to drive this thing. It’s amazing,” adds Block.