Nissan GT-R set a world record for the fastest drift.

Nissan GT-R driftNissan GT-R Nismo has set a new world record for the fastest drifting, driving in a controlled drift at a speed exceeding 300 kilometers per hour. The achievement will be officially entered into the Guinness Book of Records.

Coupe was prepared to drift with the participation of specialists of the factory tuning studio Nismo. The full-bore of 3.8-liter twin-turbo was increased from 600 to 1,500 horsepower. The tests of the supercar held in Japan on the Fuji testing track.

Record race, organized by the Middle East division of “Nissan” 350z, was held in the United Arab Emirates on the runway of Fujairah International Airport.

Supercar with 350z hid headlights was ruled by Japanese drifting champion Masato Kawabata. Sliding speed at an angle of 30 degrees in the skid was 304.96 kilometers per hour. The previous record, inscribed in the Guinness Book, belonged to Jakub “Cuba” Przygonski. In 2013, the Polish pilot on the modified 1068-power coupe Toyota GT86 entered the controlled drift with the angle 49 degrees at a speed of 256 kilometers per hour. Average sliding speed was 217.87 km per hour.

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