Drifting

Audi 200 Snow Drifting and Jumping

Audi 200 Snow Drifting and Jumping
Strap yourself in for a wild ride in this old Audi 200 Turbo as it takes to the snow-covered slopes and throws the white stuff every which way. Driver James Huovila (we think that’s his name) throws caution to the wind as he pulls powdered donuts and powerslides, then takes his car uphill and downhill for the real fun.
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Snow Drifting in a 600HP RWD Race Car

Snow Drifting in a 600HP RWD Race Car
The Rebellion R2K is a high-performance race car that was designed for the Gumball 3000 rally, which runs from Miami to Ibiza. But that warm-weather route didn’t stop driver Jon Olsson from taking the 600 horsepower, 2,200 lb.
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Top Gear: Vauxhall Powersliding

Top Gear: Vauxhall Powersliding
Let’s hop in the wayback machine to Top Gear Series 6, in which the guys took a look at the speedy Vauxhall VXR. During their time at the track, they spent some time with Japan’s D1 Drifters, who not only showed off their impressive powersliding skills with their own cars, they took on the VXR to see if it could keep up with the big boys.
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Toyota AE86 Drifting POV

Toyota AE86 Drifting POV
Check out this seat-of-your-pants drift footage shot from inside a Running Free Toyota AE86 Corolla Levin drift car as it hits the Tsukuba circuit outside of Tokyo, Japan. If the track looks familiar to you, that’s because it’s been featured prominently in racing games from Forza to Gran Turismo and many others.
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Outsiders: A Feature Film About Japan’s Drift Culture

Outsiders: A Feature Film About Japan’s Drift Culture
A couple of years back, Trackday Films created this fascinating full-length documentary which takes us deep into the world of the drift scene in Japan. Driftworks‘ Phil Morrison and James Robinson set out on a mission with filmmaker Al Clark and guide Mitto Steele to find the the origins of drifting. 
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Semi Truck Gymkhana with Mike Ryan

Semi Truck Gymkhana with Mike Ryan
Stunt driver and Pikes Peak champ Mike Ryan gets behind the wheel of 2500 horsepower super-turbo Freightliner semi to pull off an epic series of stunts. In the clip, Mike takes on driver Daniel Leavitt and numerous other obstacles in a maze of shipping containers at the Long Beach harbor.
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Aston Martin V12 Vantage Goes Ice Drifting

Aston Martin V12 Vantage Goes Ice Drifting
With much of the Northern Hemisphere covered in snow this time of year, it’s no wonder so many of the car videos showing up on the Internet these days involve driving on ice and snow. And while it’s probably advisable that your daily winter driver is some sort of sturdy 4×4 or at least an AWD, there’s nothing quite so fun as a high torque rear wheel-drive car for slipping around if you’ve got a safe place to do it in.
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Snow Drifting in Norway

Snow Drifting in Norway
Rally racing and drifting are clearly horses of a different color, but the two combine brilliantly when there’s enough snow on the ground – along with the right car and driver. Let’s go for a ride with Formula Drift driver Kenneth Moen as he tears up the snow and ice-packed countryside in Norway in his rear wheel-drive 840hp Toyota Supra drift car to show us how it’s done.
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Daigo Saito Drifting POV

Daigo Saito Drifting POV
Formula Drift racer Daigo Saito is one of the greats of the Japanese drifting scene, and in this clip, one very lucky dude got to tag along and capture GoPro POV footage of the master at work, hooning around the Ebisu South circuit in his JZX-90 Mark II road missile.
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Building a Drift Missile Car for Under $5,000

Building a Drift Missile Car for Under $5,000
A missile car is typically a car that’s been beat up and pieced together with whatever parts you can find. In this video series, Formula Drift drivers Chris Forsberg and Ryan Tuerck show you how to build your own drift missile for under $5,000.
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Learn How to Drift in a Volkswagen Golf R

Learn How to Drift in a Volkswagen Golf R
You may not be the next Ken Block, but if you want to spend your winter days practicing your drifting on the ice, check out this short video featuring Volkswagen Experience Chief Instructor Martin Escher. He walks through the basics of drifting from hand position to where to keep your eyes to shifting the car’s weight from back to front.
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Nürburgring November

Nürburgring November
(NSFW: Language) While we’ve seen plenty of video of drivers on the Nürburgring’s Nordschliefe, most of them do it when the track’s surface is dry and prepared for top speed driving. Not so for the guys from Bridge to Gantry, who headed to the famously challenging track with a BMW 328i when it was soaking wet this past November.
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Superdrift Italy 2013 Highlight Reel

Superdrift Italy 2013 Highlight Reel
Clashproduction created this great video from the 2013 Superdrift Italy event. From practice through qualifying to the final round, watch as this crop of mostly BMWs gets sideways and destroys a lot of rubber. With cameras mounted on the front and back of the cars, this video gets up close and personal with the intense, on-the-edge world of drift racing.
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BMW Shows off Self-Drifting Car

BMW Shows off Self-Drifting Car
While there are many auto manufacturers working on vehicles which are designed to safely drive you to the grocery store or find you a good parking space, there aren’t many autonomous vehicles designed to give you a thrill.
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Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG vs. Nissan 200SX

Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG vs. Nissan 200SX
Both the luxurious Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG and the track-tuned Nissan 200SX in this video clip are beautiful cars on their own merits, but we’ve never thought to put them on a track at the same time.
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