You will be impressed.
Usually, the term "quad-rotor" refers to a remote-control drone. On occasion, maybe some sort of weird helicopter, or an even weirder fan. But in this case, it refers to the engine of Mad Mike Whiddett's 750 horsepower, Red Bull-branded Mazda RX-7 drift car.
God bless those crazy Ferrari test drivers.
Ever hear the saying, "Any car will drift if you're willing to crash?" Probably not, because we just made it up, and it's not that good a saying. But it is true.
A good YouTube clip is worth a few thousand dollars in damage.
We're big fans of both Vaughn Gitten Jr. and the Ford Mustang—and when you put 'em together, you get a special kind of magic. It was the motivation behind our April/May 2009 cover story, and it's the motivation behind Ford Racing's new video.
In all its slideways glory.
Racing drivers often say things like "The fastest driving often doesn't look very fast." To which we reply, "True. That's why we'd rather take the slower line that lets us get sideways."
And other news from Planet Htrae.
Goodbye, fellow car haters! We at 60-0
am hoping your day going badly—at least as badly as things are for the usually exciting gang at Consumer Reports.