Audi S1 ​​e-tron quattro Hoonitron, new details of Ken Block's electric racing car


Audi S1 ​​e-tron quattro Hoonitron is the perfect choice for you. a special electric car that the house with the 4 rings has created expressly for Ken Block and the Electrikhana series. On this car, the German manufacturer had shared few details. We only knew that it was equipped with 2 electric motors, four-wheel drive and a carbon fiber body.


The German manufacturer announces that this special car can count on two units; with 250 kW of power and 320 Nm of torque. Overall, the American rider has a good 500 kW and 640 Nm of torque. The distribution of power between the front and rear axles is perfect. completely variable so that it can be adapted to Ken Block's needs.

Curiosity, there are 4 batteries to power everything. These are the 14.4 kWh accumulators of an Audi PHEV. In total, the car can count on 57.6 kWh. The platform of the car is; equipped with an 800 V architecture. The electric motors weigh, each, 55 kg. The special Audi S1 ​​e-tron quattro Hoonitron is also characterized by a wheelbase of less than 2.4 metres. By way of comparison, the wheelbase of an Audi A1 Sportback is less than 100kg. of 2,563 mm. This choice, explains Audi, has made it possible to improve the agility of the vehicle. of the car.

The car also has a 52:48 weight distribution and McPherson suspension. The springs have over 200mm of travel. The whole car & egrave; therefore, it was designed to satisfy the needs of the American driver who wanted an “extreme” car. able to allow him to be able to jump and drift without problems. The result of this work can be seen in see in the first episode of Electrikhana which was made available towards the end of October.

A film which, as Audi tells us, was very successful in terms of views. All that remains, therefore, is to wait for further projects by Ken Block driving his Audi S1 ​​e-tron quattro Hoonitron.

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