This very sideways hot lap with Mad Mike Whiddett and his four-rotor twin-turbo Miata isn’t just a display of unbelievably good driving, it’s a cinematic masterpiece.
With turbo rotaries or without, Mike and his friends know how to put on a show.
After months of building and shipping and waiting, it’s finally here — this is the 1000+ horsepower four-rotor Mazda Miata drift car. It came from New Zealand and now it’s set to enter into America’s Formula Drift.
It's simple. First, learn the Kiwi accent. Second, convince a certain Austrian energy drink mogul to give you tons of money for a crazy drift car, lots of tires and lots of expensive cameras. And that's it. It's just two easy steps.
Crown Range, New Zealand. 47 corners, 3,530 feet elevation, 6.46 miles long. The country's highest paved road, closed for his madness. Guess what happens.