It’s the mark of a great driving video that even when frozen still – in a photograph – you can still soak in the unique experience of Ken Block at maximum attack on the streets of San Francisco. Gymkhana FIVE: Ultimate Urban Playground has already made an impact just days after it was released earlier this week.
It’s here, the fifth episode in the web’s most successful social video series and for the first time Gymkhana is let loose on the city streets of San Francisco, home of the iconic Steve McQueen car chase film, Bullit.
When Gymkhana Four broke cover last year, we couldn’t help feel disappointed that it had lost the purity which made Gymkhana Three such a huge hit.
If you read my interview with Ken Block a few months ago – The Accidental Hero, then you’ll already know about Ken’s prodigious talent as a graphic designer, photographer and marketer.
We hear a lot about Intelligence in the motoring industry, it’s become the norm in automotive acronyms, especially for the leading German car makers – Intelligent Performance, Intelligent Lightweight Construction and even Intelligent Emotion (whatever that means) – but how intelligent is their marketing?
Ken Block’s monstrous Gymkhana Three Ford Fiesta revealed.
This week containing an EXCLUSIVE interview with new WRC driver and internet sensation, Ken Block, an M-Power special featuring BMW’s E46 M3 CSL and E92 M3 Edition, plus a road test of the Quattro-tastic Audi TT RS. Enjoy!
You don’t have to be on acid to watch this, but it helps..
“Check this out – some bonus footage of Ken Block’s Gymkhana video showing some of the errors and damage behind the final version – Ken admits that it took several takes to film the video, but challenges anyone watching to do better…” – LelrA
Take a look at this cool video featuring Ken Block mixing it with the DC snowboard team. Despite the impressive driving of Ken Block, it’s the snowboarders who come across as the real heroes..
“I´ve seen this a while back and its just amazing the control this guy has with his Subaru.” – LeIrA