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08 February 2012

Watch: GT 86s go drifting

Two professional racers take the rear-drive Toyota on a sideways odyssey…

TopGear.com
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We've said it many times before, and we'll say it again: the Toyota GT 86 is refreshingly easy to get sideways. We told you as much when we drove it last month in Spain.

But if you still don't believe us, watch the series of moving images below, captured for posterity via a recording instrument for the entire Internet to see. It is a pair of Toyota GT 86s having some fun in a deserted car park outside the Makuhari Messe convention centre just outside Tokyo.

The chief instigators of said fun are Mssrs Nobuteri Taniguchi and Manabu Orido, two Super GT racers and expert driftologists.

Like we said, refreshingly easy to get sideways...

 

Tags: gt 86, toyota

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