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    BMW sets a record for longest drift

    Having previously set the record for longest drift, which was then bested by Toyota, BMW drifted the new M5 for 8 STRAIGHT HOURS, drifting for 232.5 miles. I guess the old adage "Why? Because I can." applies here.

    They even had to refuel the car 5 times, while it was drifting, using another M5. Over to you, Toyota. Smiley

    Refueling:  https://gfycat.com/UniformBriskAdamsstaghornedbeetle

    https://www.topgear.com/car-news/consumer-electronics-show/bmw-drifts-new-m5-two-world-records

     

     

     


    Re: BMW sets a record for longest drift

    Glad to see they manufacturers still have a sense of humor in these eco-times... wink


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    Re: BMW sets a record for longest drift

    I wonder how long the tires would have lasted without the help of a wet skidpad?


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    Re: BMW sets a record for longest drift

    Grant:

    I wonder how long the tires would have lasted without the help of a wet skidpad?

    About five minutes.  Btw I have seen tire changes while moving as well. 


     
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