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Old 02-24-2016, 02:11 PM   #1
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Official - Ken Block's Gymkhana Eight



Ford Performance, XDubai and Hoonigan proudly present Ken Block's Gymkhana EIGHT: Ultimate Exotic Playground; Dubai.

Update - The video is now live!

Ken Block Gymkhana Eigh

The eight installment of Ken Block's Gymkhana series is being released on February 29th at 9:00pm PST. We know that it was filmed in Dubai with what look like the Dubai police fleet of super cars. How exactly the fasted production cars in the world have been integrated into the show will not be known until we get to see the video.



Previous rumors that Ken would be driving a 1978 Mk2 Ford Escort RS seem to be unfounded but it is still really cool.



I respect Ken Blocks driving skill and marketing madness I have my reservations about how good this will be. Just how many drift videos can you make before it starts to feel like a repeat of the previous version.

Subscribe to this thread for updates. I will add the Gymkhana Eight video once it is launched.

KEN BLOCK'S GYMKHANA SEVEN: WILD IN THE STREETS OF LOS ANGELES
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Old 02-24-2016, 02:28 PM   #2
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Always amazes me what Ken Block is able to do. Looking forward to seeing this new one
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Ken Block's Gymkhana Eight - Drops Feb 29th at 9PM

Played out. It's like watching police academy 87.
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Old 02-24-2016, 05:43 PM   #4
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i wish they would sell road cars with liveries. they look so sick and can be customized infinitely
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i wish they would sell road cars with liveries. they look so sick and can be customized infinitely
Literally any vinyl shop across the country is more than willing to take your money.
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Literally any vinyl shop across the country is more than willing to take your money.
Example: BimmerIsMyName's Jetta.
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So we're naming reasons why street cars shouldn't have liveries now?
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Example: BimmerIsMyName's Jetta.
I'd hardly call that a livery.

More like douchey stickers.
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Old 02-24-2016, 09:01 PM   #9
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i should've said "i wish it was socially acceptable to have liveries on your car because they look badass."
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The video is now live and in the first post!
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It was meh. I liked 7 way better.
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7 was better but still some cool stuff in that video. Always fun to watch. Loved his entry onto the runway though, was seriously moving during that slide ha
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Anyone notice the Focus RS RX that was previewed/hinted at the end of the new video? Thing looks sick

http://jalopnik.com/ford-focus-rs-rx...his-1762102268
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Anyone notice the Focus RS RX that was previewed/hinted at the end of the new video? Thing looks sick

http://jalopnik.com/ford-focus-rs-rx...his-1762102268

There she is.
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There she is.
I'm wondering if the Focus RS RX is gonna be just a one off type of thing just for Ken Block or if Ford will make a production track only type of thing. Either way, looking forward to seeing what Mr Kenny from the Block can do with it
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Loved it, but I feel like it was an underpowered **** box compared to the mustang he had in 7.
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Under the plane work was nice, but otherwise it is all pretty much the same stuff he's done before in 7 other videos.

I'd like to see a Ken Block gymkhana in North Korea ripping it up in a Caterpillar off highway dumptruck or something.
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I'm wondering if the Focus RS RX is gonna be just a one off type of thing just for Ken Block or if Ford will make a production track only type of thing. Either way, looking forward to seeing what Mr Kenny from the Block can do with it
It will never be a production car.

The only way you'll get one is to buy a Focus SE and tack on a bunch of lame stickers and body panels.
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