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Model could be yours when it goes to auction.
Block and co-driver are okay, but the Cossie burned beyond recognition.
Last fall, Ken Block teased his next big project, a custom rally-spec Ford Escort RS Cosworth. This isn't just some 25-year-old economy car. The Escort RS Cosworth was a fully homologated rally machine. Block's is one of just a few thousand that were ever built. This isn't just some show car either. Block plans to race it in several rally series around the world. The Escort RS Cosworth will also star in "GymkhanaTEN" sometime this fall.
Ford Performance is helping with the truck build.
With the help of Ryan Tuerck, Ken Block shows off his first-ever rear-wheel-drive Gymkhana vehicle, a 1978 MkII Ford Escort RS.
Reminisce about two largely forgotten front-wheel drive sports coupes of the '80s with MotorWeek's look at the 1986 Dodge Daytona CS and the 1986.5 Ford Escort EXP. They are perfect examples of automotive progress in the intervening decades.
Much like the cobbled together final episode of Series 22, Clarkson's final lap did little to capture the spirit of the show we loved so dearly. But how can a single lap encapsulate what made Top Gear so great? It's all in the choice of car.
Motorweek's decades of history on television make it the perfect medium to look back into the automotive past and see how things are different now. It recently added old road test videos to its YouTube channel of the Acura NSX and Toyota Supra, as well as the Ferrari F40. For one of its newest flashback clips
While American fans of Ford performance cars in the '80s and early '90s were loving the 5.0 Mustang, Taurus SHO and, for those who wanted to be a little different, the Merkur XR4Ti, British fans of the Blue Oval were getting their own unique take on speed. The Sierra RS Cosworth (which was