Race cars are built for the track, so it's no surprise that an American Iron Mustang is going to be faster than Vaughn Gittin Jr's drift car. Race cars, though, are always built with restrictions, so how much faster can it be?
Champion drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. went to a Saudi Arabian festival earlier this year with his factory-sponsored Ford Mustang. After it ended, the organizers let him have the run of the track to transform some petroleum into speed and smoke.
Vaughn Gittin's a champion drifter who runs around town in a drift-prepped Mustang and therefore has to constantly fight the urge to just let loose hoonage in sponsor-provided parking lots. Like a Carl's Jr. Just watch out for the guy in the big yellow... oh crap!
A Formula Drift champ, Motley Crüe fan and ex-IT guy Vaughn Gittin Jr. has been testing a less-powerful but lighter and naturally-aspirated Mustang for the 2011 season. Tomorrow in Long Beach he'll be putting his goatee where his Monster is.
Do you like the all-carbon fiber Mustang RTR-C but lack deep enough pockets to buy one? You're in luck. There's also this non-carbon-fiber Mustang RTR that's considerably cheaper, still drifts as hard, AND it'll be a dealer-installable kit.
Drift-master Vaughn Gittin Jr. has build an all carbon fiber-body, 550 HP monster called the Mustang RTR-C, debuting at SEMA. Since it turned out so well, he's decided to sell ten to the public — for $135,000 each.