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This article was published on February 5, 2021


Watch Toyota’s self-drifting car put Vin Diesel out of a job

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Matthew is the editor of SHIFT. He likes electric cars, and other things with wheels, wings, or hulls. Matthew is the editor of SHIFT. He likes electric cars, and other things with wheels, wings, or hulls.

Cars that drive themselves sound exciting. But they’re forever around the ever nearing proverbial corner of the future. Or in other words, we don’t have them. Engineers and developers are beavering away though to make them a reality.

One of the latest spawns of the self-driving skunk works comes with a sliver of insanity: it can DRIFFFFTT! That’s the excitement we need.

[Read:How much does it cost to buy, own, and run an EV? It’s not as much as you think]

The Toyota Research Institute has equipped a prototype race-ready Supra with all gubbins, so it can drive, and drift, itself. Sorry Vin Diesel, but we don’t need your cohort of Fast and Furious cronies anymore, cars can drift themselves.

Check it out in the video above from The Wheel Network on YouTube.

Ride or die.


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