In the world of internet superstardom, Ken Block has to be towards the top of the list thanks to his contributions with the Gymkhana series of high performance videos. Now on their seventh viral video in the series, the Gymkhana videos have spread across the internet like wildfire as soon as they are released – and for good reason.
While some might think of Block as “the guy from Gymkhana,” he is actually a lot more than that and is a real car enthusiast. Thanks in part to his relationship with Ford Racing, Block has amassed quite the collection of high performance Ford vehicles – most notably the Raptor. Follow Block on Instagram or Facebook, and you will quickly realize that Block loves his Raptor, and why shouldn’t he? Well, in the spirit of Raptor-love, Block decided to build a Raptor that would help he and his buddies pursue their other passion – back country snowboarding.
Whipple supercharger equipped 6.2-liter V8, King off road racing shocks, a full roll cage, Rigid Industries light bars, and most notably, Mattracks in place of the stock BFGoodrich tires and SVT wheels. The RaptorTRAX was built in Block’s Hoonigan race shop and is built to take four snowboarders deep into the backcountry for some snowboarding at a much lower price point than taking a helicopter. Judging by the way the truck is built, it is definitely setup for some intense off road action – we might be a tad jealous.Built off of a super cab F150 Raptor platform, Block’s “RaptorTRAX” features a
Check it out as Block walks you through the build in the video above and keep it locked on Offroad Xtreme for more off road action!