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Best Drift Cars in Forza Horizon 5

Drifting made nice and easy.

The Autoshow in Forza Horizon 5 offers more than 730 cars, so it's no wonder players struggle to find the best ones to suit their driving style. After taking dozens of drift cars for a spin, I managed to pick out 10 that let you drift like a pro!

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1) Datsun 510 1970

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If you're low on cash, we've got you covered! The Datsun 510 is a perfect entry-level drift car to get you to learn how to drift in Forza Horizon 5. With a price of 25,000 CR, It's not a speed demon, meaning you can take your time around corners and perfect your entry and exit.

  • Speed: 3,7
  • Handling: 3,4
  • Acceleration: 2,8
  • Launch: 2,3
  • Braking: 1,9
  • Offroad: 5,3

Related: Best Starter Cars in Forza Horizon 5

2) BMW Isetta 300 Export 1957

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It's easy to pass on this oddball of a racer, but if you tune this baby up, the BMW Isetta 300 Export 1957 can out-drift the whole lot. Earning three stars in Drift Zones with a tuned-up Isetta 300 is easy, and at the cost of only 45,000 CR, a good tune-up would set you back about 150,000 CR; it's still among the cheaper drifting cars on the list. Hold the handbrake when drifting corners, and you'll see the Isetta 300 Export is more potent than it looks.

  • Speed: 1.8
  • Handling: 2.9
  • Acceleration: 1.2
  • Launch: 2.7
  • Braking: 2.4
  • Offroad: 5.1

3) Nissan Fairlady Z (350Z) 2003

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The legendary Fairlady Z is a cheap and beginner-friendly car that's not going to break any speed records, but it will drift around corners with no trouble! Its rear-wheel drive has balanced power distribution, meaning no oversteer and no spinning out of the track. That makes it the perfect car for winding roads and short straights, and with a price of just 35,000 CR, it's a good deal.

  • Speed: 6.5
  • Handling: 5.0
  • Acceleration: 4.6
  • Launch: 4.0
  • Braking: 3.5
  • Offroad: 5.2

4) Nissan Silvia Spec-R 2000

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The Nissan Silvia perfectly tackles hairpin bends, and its robust handling keeps it stable throughout the entire drift. This legendary drift machine has an excellent steering angle that gives you control in tight corners, allowing you to position your back wheels and maintain speed on exit finely. It's a true drifting treat for only 35,000 CR.

  • Speed: 5,9
  • Handling: 4,9
  • Acceleration: 4.6
  • Launch: 2,6
  • Braking: 3,7
  • Offroad: 5.8

5) BMW 1 Series M Coupé 2011

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The BMW 1 Series is both a good-looking and a well-handling car. Its 6-speed 3.0L twin-turbo engine gives you the power to overtake your opponents and slide into the next bend like Ken Block. The highlight of this 55,000 CR ride is that its rear-wheel drive doesn't oversteer, making it a great drift car for beginners!

  • Speed: 6,4
  • Handling: 5,3
  • Acceleration: 5,2
  • Launch: 5,4
  • Braking: 4,5
  • Offroad: 5,2

6) Holden Torana A9X 1977

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The Aussies know how to make a good muscle car! The Holden Torana A9X is a powerful machine that leaves its C-class competition in the dust and goes around corners like a JDM car. It's a perfect car for completing map challenges and only costs 130,000 CR!

  • Speed: 4,9
  • Handling: 3,7
  • Acceleration: 3,4
  • Launch: 2,8
  • Braking: 2,7
  • Offroad: 5,4

7) Mustang RTR 2018 #25 (Ford)

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Set at 500,000 CR, the Ford Mustang RTR comes with a complete pre-tuned package that glides beautifully, so it's worth its price. It's a powerful machine that has great top speed and impressive handling. The Mustang RTR does great in long straights and easily takes corners, so you'll have no trouble maintaining your lead.

  • Speed: 5.9
  • Handling: 5.0
  • Acceleration: 5.2
  • Launch: 5.5
  • Braking: 4.7
  • Offroad: 4.3

8) Dodge Viper SRT10 2008

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The Formula Drift Dodge Viper SRT10 2008 can be earned by completing the Drift Royalty Accolade, with three stars in all Drift Zones, or it can be purchased for 90,000 CR. Its Twin-Turbocharged V10 engine breaks traction when it slows down, which is helpful when switching gears. The 2006 Dodge Viper SRT10 excels in drifting races and is one of the top three drifting cars to experience.

  • Speed: 7.2
  • Handling: 7.1
  • Acceleration: 5.6
  • Launch: 4.7
  • Braking: 7.5
  • Offroad: 5.5

Related: Fastest Accelerating Cars in Forza Horizon 5

9) Toyota Tacoma TRD 2019 (DeBerti)

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The DeBerti Toyota Tacoma TRD 2019 is probably the only non-Formula Drift pickup truck to make any Forza Horizon drifting list and the best for truck lovers with a drifting streak. Its price of 500,000 CR is worth the buy since this is a lightweight pickup with customer suspension that gives players 74 degrees of immaculate steering, which is why it suits any track type.

  • Speed: 6.4
  • Handling: 5.2
  • Acceleration: 4.9
  • Launch: 5.1
  • Braking: 6.9
  • Offroad: 5.0

10) Ford "Hoonicorn" Mustang 1965 (Hoonigan)

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With its 1,400 horsepower, Twin-Turbocharged V8 engine. The Ford Hoonicorn Mustang gives Formula Drift cars a hard time in any drift race, going from zero to 100 in just over three seconds. Priced at 500,000 CR, the 1965 Ford "Hoonicorn" Mustang is the ultimate drifting car for the ultimate Forza Horizon 5 drifter!

  • Speed: 9.2
  • Handling: 6.7
  • Acceleration: 10.0
  • Launch: 7.4
  • Braking: 5.9
  • Offroad: 5.5

Be sure to check out all of our Forza Horizon 5 coverage, including our lists of the Fastest Drag Cars in Forza Horizon 5 and the Best Off-Road Cars in Forza Horizon 5.


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