Learn How to Drift – Drifting Tutorial for Beginners

Learn How to Drift – Drifting Tutorial for Beginners

Learn how to drift a manual road car in this Driver 61 step-by-step guide. This drift tutorial will teach you exactly how to drift in a RWD car.

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Almost every driver I speak to wants to learn how to drift. There no doubt about it, drifting looks cool. Long sideways slides with loads of tyre smoke and apart from the rubber bill, what’s not to love?

However, most of the videos we’ve seen on the internet show how to drift a purpose-built drift car or a high-powered road car. Well, in this video I’m going to explain exactly how I drifted a standard 2-litre, 200 BHP Toyota GT86.

This guide is a step-by-step guide to how to drift, including:

– Entering the drift – unsettling the rear of the car when you turn
– Maintaining the drift – the tyre-smoking fun part
– Drift transitioning – changing from drifting one way, to the other
– Exiting the drift – collecting it all together and smoothly bringing the car back to a straight line

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