Photo: Ken Block Racing/Facbeook
Photo: Ken Block Racing/Facbeook

Ken Block, the man who drifted his way into our hearts forever with the Gymkhana videos, is now completely off the reservation. He already hacked up a 1966 Ford Mustang and threw in a 845-horsepower 410 cubic-inch V8. But now, he’s added even more power via methanol injection and gigantic turbos. Ken is legitimately scared.

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Ken Block Racing today rolled out the “Hoonicorn V2" on his Facebook page. Here’s a walk-around:

And if you don’t want to watch a video, let’s just summarize it with this: holy mother of god, those are sexy Garrett turbos:

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They won’t even fit in the engine bay. Heck, half the engine doesn’t fit— just have a look at the giant holes in the hood:

Those big turbos, plus some methanol fuel, bring the all-wheel drive Hoonicorn to 1,400 horsepower, a number that Block admits might be a little over-the-top, saying in the comments on the Facebook page:

Can you ever have too much hp? They answer actually is...yes, this thing is damn scary to drive. Ha.

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Anyway, I’m going to shut up now and let you listen to what is almost certainly the sound you hear when you get to heaven:

Ken says the car needs a bit of tuning before he takes it out again, in part because the power deliver is insane.

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Stay safe, Mr. Block. This car looks ruthless.

h/t: Road and Track

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Sr. Technical Editor, Jalopnik. Always interested in hearing from auto engineers—email me. Cars: Willys CJ-2A ('48), Jeep J10 ('85), Jeep Cherokee ('79, '91, '92, '00), Jeep Grand Cherokee 5spd ('94).

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