The living legend diesel Mercedes station wagon drift team Black Smoke Racing doesn't need to hit any switches to go into three wheel motion. They just dip a wheel into the dirt and they're good to go.
Here's the diesel Mercedes wagon of Black Smoke Racing doing a smoky burnout, while the car smokes diesel soot, while the driver is smoking.
The drifting world is absolutely dominated by S-chassis Nissans and BMW E30s. Finnish drifter Teemu Peltola stands out with something a little different: a diesel-powered Mercedes station wagon. Here's a look back on his latest year in drifting.
Teemu Peltola is a Finnish drift racer. In his second competitive year he's built one of the most unique cars ever to enter the series, a diesel-powered 1981 Mercedes station wagon. He's also taken time to tell us about it.