Especially in Japan drift races are extremely popular, and since the film Fast and Furious -Tokyo Drift In Germany, too, the popularity of these drift events is noticeably increasing. Especially in the JDM scene will Nissan skyline, Toyota Supra, Mazda RX-7 and Mitsubishi 3000 GT They are used as driftcars, because they have rear-wheel drive, offer relatively high performance and low weight, and because of their old age they do not yet have an ESP, which prevents drifts, as standard on board. But also newer, equipped with ESP, Japanese Hecktriebler as the Nissan 350 Z, the BMW M4, the Mazda RX-8 or the Toyota GT86 One finds more and more often in so-called drift events.
Downhill drift races are popular
Downhill drift races are very popular in Japan, where the participants do not just drive through the bend in tight serpentines, but rather make a spectacular drift in every turn. Became the absolute cult car of the scene of the Toyota AE86, the legitimate predecessor of today's GT86. Both models are affectionately known by their fans as "Hachiroku", which means "eight-six" in Japanese. But it is not only in Japan that cars are built that are good for drifting, as a relatively new YouTube video shows that shows a Chinese Wuling Hongguang S drifting spectacularly on a wet road that the driver wanted. The Wuling is also ideal as a drift car, even though it is a minivan. Due to the low weight, the rear-wheel drive and the lack of ESP, this little Chinese ensures a lot of fun when driving sideways.
Germany's biggest driftcars event is the Drift Challenge, which takes place every year as part of the High Performance Days at the Hockenheimring in Baden-Württemberg. There are in addition to the Japanese drift machines always very many threesome BMW to find, as well as an old threesome, for example, an E30 or E36 is very well suited for drifts, as these models do not have the spin brake ESP, and thus controlled with can be directed to the accelerator pedal.
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