This Is The Art Of Japanese Mountain Drifting

Drifting has gone global, but its heart remains on the touge mountain roads in Japan. And they’re still getting shredded today.


Just watch this video of the Gunsai touge, with all eras of Japanese performance cars sending tire smoke billowing through the trees. Luke Huxham, of Yakuza Lamborghini fame, worked on this video and sent it our way.

Particularly worth keeping an eye on is Naoki Nakamura in the leading pink Nissan.

Raphael Orlove is features editor for Jalopnik.

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None of those cars can be properly drifting as they aren't FORD FOCUS WITH DRIFT MODE ENGAGED YO.