Ken Block reveals his stunning new 90s throwback Ford Escort RS Cosworth rally star for Gymkhana10

KEN BLOCK has revealed his latest stunning drift racer – and it could be the best yet.

The YouTube star pulled the wraps of his Ford Escort RS Cosworth, complete with iconic "whale-tail".

The throwback 90s classic evokes memories of the great Ford rally era with Carlos Sainz behind the wheel.

Block loves Fords having previously souped-up a Mk2 Escort, Mustang and modern day Focus and Fiestas.

And the RS Cosworth is one of the most famous with original models commanding sums of up to £100,000 at auction.

But Block isn't cashing in, instead the 400bhp model will now head to rally championship stages with its fresh "Hoonigan" paint job and appear in Block's Gymkhana 10 series.

This Escort RS started off as an ice white model and is fitted with the 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder.

Block said: "I’ve really enjoyed the past few years of rallycross, but I started my race career with rally and my heart has always been with it.

"So to be able to get back into doing events like these while still doing some rallycross makes me very happy!

"I love my old Cossie and I’m looking forward to going and pushing that a bit here in America during some events, but then I’m going to the opposite end of the spectrum with the current 2017 WRC Fiesta, which I think is going to be a lot of fun for WRC Spain."

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Block made his name on YouTube with his outlandish daredevil drifting in pumped up motors.

His skills sparked a global Gymkhana event with famous faces competing around the world.

Block isn't finished yet though with plans for his own documentary currently full steam ahead.

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