Ken Block Shows Off His Awesome Ford RS Daily Drivers
Considering Ken Block’s day job is rallying and creating his epic Gymkhana video series, we always assumed he would have some cool daily drivers, but his grocery getters turned out to be even better than we thought.
Block’s everyday cars consist of a Ford Focus RS, which is kind of expected, and a Ford RS200. The RS200, if you’re not familiar, is a homologation special created by Ford Europe so it could participate in the FIA’s infamous Group B series. The term “racecar for the road” is used all too often and usually for cars that aren’t actually race cars, but the RS200 is one of the few that deserves the designation. The mid-engine rally special was built from the ground-up to be a rally car and was later converted for road use – whereas many other rally cars at the time were the opposite.
The RS200 isn’t what you might call comfortable. Or quiet. Or practical. That’s what makes it so awesome that it’s one of Block’s daily drivers, though. We’re not one for the matte black wrap and Hoonigan stickers he’s pasted all over it, but to each their own. His Ford Focus RS wears its custom wheels and matte black wrap quite well, though.
Get familiar with Block’s daily drivers in the video below.
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Sam McEachern holds a diploma in journalism from St. Clair College in Windsor, Ontario, and has been covering the automotive industry for over 5 years. He conducts reviews and writes AutoGuide's news content. He's a die-hard motorsports fan with a passion for performance cars of all sorts.
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