Eager readers will possible have heard of the Hoonicorn vs The World sequence by now. Impressed by Forza Horizon 4 gamers staging drag races between the Hoonicorn and another speedy automobile they might get their fingers on, the blokes at Hoonigan determined to translate the concept to actual life. The newest showdown places the Ford GT Carbon up in opposition to Ken Block’s pride and joy.
Because the Blue Oval particular is down on energy by fairly a big margin, we’re starting to assume that these movies are extra of an train in automotive present and inform, however we’re not complaining; any petrolhead price their salt is aware of that seeing the Gymkhana machine fireplace out of the outlet is a sight to behold.
You’ll in all probability find out about Ken’s hell machine by now; it has a 1,400-bhp (1,043.9-kilowatts) twin-turbocharged V8 constructed by Roush Yates – the identical individuals who construct NASCAR engines for Ford’s rivals – and feeds its energy to all 4 wheels. In the meantime, the Ford GT Carbon has a twin-turbocharged EcoBoost V6 which places out 647 bhp (482.4 kW). Nonetheless, we’d be remiss to not point out that it additionally boasts carbon wheels, brakes, and physique panels. And it belongs to Dave Borla.
Predictably, the GT is decimated within the first race from a success. After the same end in a roll race, Ken opted to provide the competitors a 40 mph (64.3 km/h) roll whereas he began from a dig. Following the longest run-up we’ve seen for such an affair, the top outcome was predictably the Hoonicorn adopted by the GT.
Even after shedding to such a beastly creation, Borla wasn’t afraid to throw down some celebratory donuts. It’s a refreshing sight to see such a uncommon automotive be used to its limits relatively than sitting in a storage as they sadly find yourself doing. We are able to’t wait to see what different Forza autos the blokes can discover to race in opposition to the Hoonicorn.