The video advises the viewer not to attempt what they’re watching onscreen That’s smart. Most of us would crash off the side of the mountain and burst into flames before we made it a hundred yards trying to do what this box truck driver can do.
As a city to drive in, Tokyo isn’t the worst, but it is bad. London and L.A. were more chaotic and traffic in Tokyo isn’t nearly as bad as the latter, but it’s still not the ideal place to drive a sports car. So where does one go if one wants some nice roads to drive on? Well there’s one obvious place.
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.
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.)…