The 2016 Formula Drift season kicks off later this week in Long Beach, California, and you can bet that no punches will be pulled by those drivers contesting the Pro championship as they all look to draw first blood in the points standings.
Vaughn Gittin Jr. is pumped, and will be bringing some serious firepower to the FD party in the form of his new competition-spec 2016 Monster Energy Nitto Tire Ford Mustang RTR.
Producing in excess of 900hp from its 436ci Ford Performance/Roush Yates Racing V8 engine and weighing in at just 2800lbs (1270kg), the ‘Stang has already proved its straight-line might by turning a 9-second standing quarter mile. But as you’ll see from the new Ford Performance video above, its drift-ability is definitely dialed too. And just how good does it sound at 9000rpm?!