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Video: The art of drifting mini pick-up trucks, Japanese style

Video: The art of drifting mini pick-up trucks, Japanese style

There’s nothing exotic about what you’re about to see but it sure looks like it’s a lot of fun.

Coming from the land where eccentricity reigns supreme – that would be you Japan – we have a video of what appears to be some sort of drift run on a small course that features a host of mini pick-up trucks.

You read that right: mini pick-up trucks. No sports cars. No exotics. And certainly, nothing that even remotely comes close to being luxurious.

But despite falling drastically short of the standards for a drift car, these drifting mini pick-ups – they appear to look like Daihatsu trucks – certainly got our attention. We’re not totally surprised that they could pull it off, but to do it without smoke coming out of the tires?

Pretty impressive.

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