How Street Racing Works In Movies

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Quick cuts, fast shifts and engines at full chat: it’s not hard to make a slow car look fast. I swear this is how they do it in movies. Just ask Car Bros.

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In their new video, you’ll see a very serious and very fast race between a Subaru WRX STI and a Ford Mustang: two cars that are destined to face off. Who will win? Probably the Mustang, which has an automatic transmission and still requires gratuitous shifts to get off the line.

Finally the illusion of film tricks has been lifted.

Writer at Jalopnik and consumer of many noodles.

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