2012 Ford Fiesta Rally Car, Driven by Ken Block in "Gymkhana Five"

Summary

Rally driver Ken Block redefined motorsport with his wildly popular Gymkhana films. Each of the ten videos featured Block performing elaborate tire-shredding stunts in exciting locations, and together they racked up hundreds of millions of views online. Block drove this modified Ford Fiesta in Gymkhana Five: Ultimate Urban Playground; San Francisco, released in 2012.

Rally driver Ken Block redefined motorsport with his wildly popular Gymkhana films. Each of the ten videos featured Block performing elaborate tire-shredding stunts in exciting locations, and together they racked up hundreds of millions of views online. Block drove this modified Ford Fiesta in Gymkhana Five: Ultimate Urban Playground; San Francisco, released in 2012.

Artifact

Racing car

Date Made

2012

Creators

Ford Motor Company 

Hoonigan Racing 

Place of Creation

United States, Michigan, Dearborn 

United States, Utah, Park City 

Creator Notes

Car designed by Ford Motor Company and customized by Hoonigan Racing.

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2019.122.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Color

Multicolored

Specifications

Maker: Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, and Hoonigan Racing Division, Park City, Utah

Engine: inline-4, double overhead cam, turbocharged, 122 cubic inches

Transmission: 6-speed manual

Height: 55 inches

Wheelbase: 98 inches

Width: 73 inches

Overall length: 151 inches

Weight: 2500 pounds (est.)

Horsepower: 650

Pounds per horsepower: 3.8 (est.)

Competition History: Featured in 2012 video "Ken Block's Gymkhana Five: Ultimate Urban Playground; San Francisco."

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