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Ken Block's Gymkhana Escort is a 333-horsepower tire-shredding beast (pictures)

Coming soon to a Gymkhana video near you is Ken Block's second-generation 1978 Ford Escort. It started life as a tarmac rally racer but has since been repurposed for one job only -- outright tire destruction. Packing 333 horsepower and rear-wheel drive, this car's insanity is matched only by that of its owner.

18 Images By October 27, 2015


Ken Block's latest creation is a 333-horsepower Ford Escort

The king of high-production tire destruction returns with the Escort that America was never cool enough to get.

By October 27, 2015


Step aside Ken Block, Stanford invents an autonomous electric drift car

Stanford University rolls out MARTY, a DeLorean-based electric car that's almost as futuristic as Doc Brown's -- it can drift without a driver.

By October 20, 2015


Gymkhana: The XCAR team learn to get their Ken Block on

Gymkhana is the art of getting round a complicated track efficiently, quickly and with a little flare. Can the XCAR boys learn enough in a day to tackle a full track in a competitive time? CAT Driver Training thinks they can and tried to teach XCAR.

By October 9, 2014


What should Yahoo get rid of?

The struggling Internet giant is trying to decide which of its services it should keep or dump. Yahoo Real Estate, or maybe even Yahoo News, could be on the chopping block, analysts say.

By November 21, 2015


Toyota invests $1B to tap Silicon Valley's AI know-how

The automaker hopes its new hub in Palo Alto, California, will develop technology to improve the safety of its vehicles.

By November 6, 2015


Forensic teams could fight crime with blacklight fingerprints (Tomorrow Daily 263 show notes)

After scientist Dr. Kang Liang experienced a home robbery, he spent time developing a new way to acquire fingerprints. This new technique is easy to use, develops in 30 seconds and offers bright, bold fingerprints for a forensic investigator to photograph.

By October 22, 2015


Will a year off make Need for Speed great again?

After spending 2014 in the garage, Ghost Games reboots EA's series with a new focus on customisation.

By September 28, 2015


Marissa Mayer still trying to return Yahoo 'to greatness'

The Internet giant's chief executive, who celebrates her third anniversary as CEO in July, talks about where Yahoo is headed during today's shareholders meeting. The goal is to "build ourselves a future."

By June 24, 2015


Geneva hosts a hatchback showdown and a wealth of exotic horsepower

This year's Geneva auto show went to the stratosphere as a collection of the world's most exclusive cars, but also gave us two extreme hatchbacks, the Honda Civic Type R and the Ford Focus RS.

By March 6, 2015