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Video: Crazy Ken Block RC car

2013-03-19 12:01

CRAZY RC ACTION: Who said you can't drift like Gymkhana king, Ken Block? With HPI Racing's scale replica of the Block’s Fiesta, anyone can try to learn his moves.


Ken Block's Edition WR8 Flux

2013-03-19 11:26

Anything Ken Block is uber cool, even if it's a miniture remote control version of his gymkhana five Ford Fiesta HFHV. The Gymkhana King teamed up with HPI Racing to bring down a warehouse in an epic video and mark their partnership.

HPI Racing marks its partnership with Ken Block with a mini version of the stunt driver's Gymkhana Five edition Ford Fiesta HFHV.

The group released a scale replica of Ken Block's 485kW Fiesta used in a series of gymkhana videos made in San Francisco.


The 4WD 1:8 scale RC platform is the base of HPI's new WR8 Flux with brushless motor technology which sees the little beast going as fast as 100km/h. 


The kit includes the scale replica Ken Block Fiesta body, replica tarmac gymkhana tyres and replica fifteen52 Tarmac wheels.

Driving the car is a 4000Kv HPI Flux vektor motor, 2S/3S LiPo capable HPI Flux Vapor Pro electronic speed control, all-wheels drive shaft drive technology and sealed tough adjustable gear differentials.

Just like Block’s ability to take his car down any road or obstacle, the miniature version is quite feisty, performing the same stunts at the HPI warehouse and parking lot.

Other features include a HPI TF-40 2.4GHz radio system, a waterproof SF-10W steering servo, adjustable gear differentials, rally-tuned suspension arms, adjustable sway bars to reduce chassis roll, tunable silicone oil-filled shocks, 3mm countersunk aluminium chassis and replica tarmac tyres licensed by Pirelli.    

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