There may have been more GT-Rs than hookers in Vegas during the week of SEMA. For those of you who have never been propositioned on the Strip, that’s a lot. Now, R35 Godzillas have been making SEMA their stomping grounds since around 2010—but the sheer number of these Japanese supercars at the 2014 show has 'em all beat.
In the lead-up to Gymkhana Seven, Block fanned the flaming tire smoke by taking oddly accented Chris Harris for a spin. Not a metaphorical spin, a literal spin. And while Harris was in Hoonicorn’s passenger seat, I think he got a pretty good idea about how great Block’s product is.
The Aventador screams, leaves hard and pulls out a huge lead as the Evo sits spooling up. But that all changes once the Evo launches—its boost spikes, its turbo howls and the 8 puts JDM foot to Italian ass. When it’s all said and done, the 165-mph Lambo’s loss is measured in bus lengths, and the Evo’s trap speed hits 202 mph!
Master wheelman Ken Block has gone from a rally racer uploading gymkhana practices, to one of motorsport’s biggest stars. And here’s your first look at the highly modded 1965 Mustang set to take Gymkhana 7 to the next level. It’s called the Hoonicorn.
You may remember our preview of the Ring Brothers "Recoil" 1966 Chevelle from late October. Well, we spotted it on the SEMA floor this week, and to say that Ring Brothers brought the heat is an understatement.