Drifting has gone global, but its heart remains on the touge mountain roads in Japan. And they’re still getting shredded today.
You might remember the Lexus LFA in Japan that was rescued from a flood and given a Toyota NASCAR V8 heart transplant. Here it is tandem drifting through the forest.
A closed mountain road, trees fluttering over the pavement, and a car screaming around each corner sideways.
The Supra was the first car to go.
The Ryukyu Kingdom, a chain of islands south of the main island of Japan, is better known today as Okinawa. Today, it serves as a beautiful vacation destination for people of Japan and international travelers alike. However, along with the beauty and serenity of its white, sandy, beaches and crystal blue water, it is…
Touge is a Japanese thing that's easier to understand than tentacle porn or eyeball sushi. It's exactly what Norwegian mountain roads were made for.
Our buddy Stephen offers four reasons why this video is worth 3:18 of your time:
It's less than a week until "The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift" hits theaters, and already some chicken littles are predicting a commercial face plant — via disinterest by all but the most hardcore 2F2F fans. (We're holding all commentary in that regard until the first RB26DETT-powered Mustang emerges on-screen.)…