Drifting Lamborghini Murcielago and Ford Mustang face off on Japanese streets
No form of motorsport has evolved more over the last decade than drifting, and no video sums up the extent of change better than the slice of complete crazy that was dropped on the internet this morning featuring international sideways celebrities Vaughan Gittin Jr and Daigo Saito.
More to the point, it features their four-wheeled weaponry — Gittin Jr's new-generation Ford Mustang, and Saito's bonkers, completely left-field Lamborghini Murcielago.
Once solely the domain of ratty old Japanese coupes, the professionalization of drifting has meant the introduction of some genuinely spectacular machinery all over the world, and these two beasts would have to be two of the best.
But let's not get bogged down in the politics. Let's instead just sit back and enjoy two of the finest race cars and drivers on the planet express themselves through their right feet ...