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Ken Block changed the game In October of 2022 when he added to his world-famous Gymkhana series, but with a modern twist by using an all-electric car. This would be the start of a new Electrikhana series of videos showcasing awesome driving in locations where cars are not usually allowed. Not long after the first one was released, Ken Block’s accident happened. That was the end of the Electrikhana series, or so we thought. Ken and the Hoonigan crew had actually filmed a new epic video in Mexico. A decision was made to keep the release back, and the world finally saw it earlier in December last year, a month before the anniversary of Ken’s death. The original Electrikhana video has gathered over 9,100,000 views in a little over a year. We all knew it would be successful, but being done with an EV many thought it would affect the views but as you can see, that wasn’t the case. It did help that the purpose-built Audi S1 Hoonitron is probably one of the coolest EV builds created to date and that the whole package is wrapped up in a modern interpretation of the early 1980s Audi Quattro S1 giving it a much broader appeal. Electrikhana 2 was set in Mexico City, and Ken absolutely shredded things all over the place putting entertainment over car preservation. It was amazing not only for automotive enthusiasts but also for fans of Ken who had one more opportunity to see their hero in action.

Electrikhana 2 has been online for a month now and has already amassed nearly 5,700,000 views, which was pretty much expected. The Hoonigan team is absolutely brilliant, and in this final video of epic driving by Ken Block, they proved that they’re the best in the business. The filming, the camera angles, and the editing are all top-notch. We really do hope that this style of video and the concept behind it hasn’t been lost with the passing of Ken. There’s no denying he was the rock behind the whole Hoonigan machine, but there are millions of fans hoping that Lia Block will carry on everything Ken did. Like, no pressure or anything, but she’s already proven that she’s capable. It seems there’s one final-final video left, and that’s what you see here, a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Electrikhana 2. The intro from Hoonigan co-founder Brian Sotto explains why Electrikhana 2 took so long to come out, and you can see the emotion on his face. If fans sitting at home shed a tear when Ken died, you can only imagine how it was for close friends. If you ever had any interest in Ken, Hoonigan and the whole Gymkhana series, this is a video you just have to watch.

Take a look at the YouTube video from Audi that was created by the ridiculously talented Hoonigan Media Machine that shows some of the behind-the-scenes footage as well as the planning of things with some commentary from Hoonigan co-founder Brian Sotto: Behind-the-scenes of Electrikhana 2 | Ken Block x Audi S1 e-tron quattro Hoonitron | Audi

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