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The New Top Gear’s Stunt Used An Unexpected Mustang

UPDATE: New videos added below!

We told you about the strange letter that was sent to London Residents a couple of days ago. It turns out it was true! The new Top Gear has released on Twitter a picture of their newly minted co-presenter Matt LeBlanc using a selfie stick to capture himself sitting shotgun in Ken Block’s 845 horsepower all-wheel-drive Hoonicorn Mustang.

Here are the specs of the Hoonicorn Mustang from the Hoonigan site:

– MOTOR: Roush Yates 410 cubic inch Ford V8, 845 hp/720 lb.ft with ITBs

– TRANSMISSION: 6-speed Sadev SC90-24 all-wheel drive transmission with a hydraulic handbrake system

– SUSPENSION: Custom ASD Motorsports-designed geometry and components

– BODY: 1965 widebody Ford Mustang designed by RTR, Ken Block and Hoonigan, ASD Motorsports full tubular chassis, ASD Motorsports custom roll-cage, door bars and front/rear suspension mounts, RTR carbon fiber body panels

– WHEELS: fifteen52 three-piece R40, 18” x10.5”

– TIRES: Pirelli Trofeo R, 295/30/18, custom Ken Block compound

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Source: Twitter, Youtube & Hoonigan

About Hansen

The engineer amongst the crew, Hansen once built a mini baja car with his bare hands. Hansen had the opportunity to join Honda’s R&D team in Ohio but chose the life of the east coast and the defense industry instead. A die hard auto enthusiast he religiously follows the auto industry and loves long walks in the auto shows.

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