How Good Is An Almost 40-Year-Old Ford At Drifting?

Hey, remember when Ken Block turned his stage rally Mk2 Ford Escort into a tarmac-spec Gymkhana car? Yes, that was yesterday. Now watch it shred tires like a beast with Formula Drift pro Ryan Tuerck at the wheel.

Tuerck, as I already have seen up close and personal, can shred tires in just about any car on the planet. Hand the dude some keys and he will be able to rip in minutes.


And listen to that engine! How the hell do you get a four-cylinder to sound so meaty?


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It’s a 40 year old car but it doesn’t have 40 year old parts.

Really, it better be a good Drifter.You know, being purpose built and all.