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BMW ///M HOW TO DRIFT VOL. 2.

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How to Drift: All-wheel drive vs rear-wheel drive – here’s how.

Perfect drifts with the all-wheel BMW M xDrive and rear-wheel drive – here’s how.

13 November 2020

Drifting is a balancing act between traction and losing control. And how it’s done depends on what kind of drive the vehicle has. In the new video How to Drift Part 2, the racing driver and BMW Driving Experience instructor explains what’s important when drifting with the all-wheel M xDrive and rear-wheel drive. And he’s brought the ideal drift vehicle to the shoot: the BMW M8 Competition Coupé with 625hp, distributed via the iDrive setting to either all four or just the back wheels.

BMW M8 Competition Coupé:
CO2-Emissionen kombiniert in g/km 260–251 (WLTP)
Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert in l/100 km 11,4–11,0 (WLTP)
Drifting is the most exciting way to take a bend.
Stefan Landmann, BMW Driving Instruktor
HOW TO DRIFT PART 2 - BY BMW-M.COM.HOW TO DRIFT PART 2 - BY BMW-M.COM.

HOW TO DRIFT PART 2 - BY BMW-M.COM.

From entering and holding the drift to leaving it: Stefan Landmann shows the different driving techniques and gives some important tips on drifting with both kinds of drive.

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EXPLAINED: THE BMW M XDRIVE.

WHO IS WHO.

Stefan LandmannStefan Landmann

Racing driver, winner of the 24-hour Nürburgring race, instructor: Stefan Landmann seldom strays from the racing line. As a class winner in 2011 in the 24-hour Nürburgring race on the notorious Nordschleife, the thoroughbred race car driver conquered one of the most demanding racetracks in the world in a BMW M3 GT4. As a certified BMW instructor, the 30-year old Austrian is the right man in the right place when it comes to translating the fascination of racing to the road. “It’s a great pleasure for me to work with people who are as car-mad as I am,” says Landmann. “I’m happy to pass on my motorsport experience.”

BMW M DRIFT TRAINING WITH THE ALL-NEW BMW M4 COMPETITION.

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At the BMW M Drift Training, professional instructors show you how to take those curves on the asphalt. It’s up to you: in a BMW M model, you will use the wide open spaces of the BMW Driving Academy in Maisach to take on some tricky tasks, experience the fascination of controlled drifts on a wet road surface and enjoy the fun of driving at the highest level.

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BMW SNOW DRIFT TRAINING: LEARN TO DRIFT FROM THE PROS.

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No losing it in the bend here: The BMW M Snow Drift Training Plus in Pitztal, Austria, will teach you how to drift. It’s amazing fun, but requires real ability. And the training sessions will provide greater safety if it comes to the crunch: If you’ve learned how to deal with losing the rear end, you’ll also have full control of your vehicle in everyday traffic.

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BMW M8 Competition Coupé:
CO2-Emissionen kombiniert in g/km 260–251 (WLTP)
Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert in l/100 km 11,4–11,0 (WLTP)

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