Drifts become swift with these cars in GTA 5 Online! The best drift cars in GTA 5 might not appear to be luxurious but provide great thrills.
One of the most enjoyable games of the massively played Rockstar Game – GTA 5, is its ability to leave the player in awe while free-roaming. Be it daytime or nighttime in-game, the game still holds on its own despite being released in September of 2013.
GTA 5 has numerous fast cars to offer, but despite the massive collection, only a few can do justice when it comes to drifting. Let us take a look at some of the best drift cars in GTA 5 and how few modifications can help you become the next “Drift King”.
Drifting in GTA 5
While drifting in real life might be a hard task to accomplish, drifting in cars in GTA 5 is relatively harder compared to other games such as Assetto Corsa and Forza Horizon 4. But where there’s a will, there’s a way!
Popular Youtuber BlacksheepTV provides an in-depth guide as to how to drift with cars in GTA 5, without the need of any third-party mods. Following the guide will definitely help in understanding how the direction of the wheels, speed, and the right moment for braking plays a big part along with the choice of the right car.
With the Enhanced Edition of GTA 5 releasing soon, the game will definitely feel like a breath of fresh air from there onwards. In the meantime, getting familiar with the already existing toys in the game will give the players an edge over the competition on the server.
Top 5 Drift Cars In GTA 5
GTA 5 Online has some of the best variety of cars to offer to its players. Los Santos seems like a blur when speeding across the map in one of these cars.
Being a power slider is one thing but being the next drift king is a whole another level. Getting in touch with the car and how it feels when it comes to its torque, horsepower, and traction on the wheels is something that the player needs to be conscious about while driving and trying to drift.
Don’t worry, these big words might go over the head but it is visually represented in the game and easy to understand. Without further ado, let us start our list of the best drift cars in GTA 5!
Bravado Gauntlet Hellfire
The Gauntlet Hellfire is one of the most loved car designs in GTA 5 with it being a close replica of the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat.
This car was added recently added to the game in September 2019, after exactly 6 years since the launch of the game. It has become a popular choice when it comes to drifting and also looks quite muscular, providing a typical racing car look like in many movies and shows.
Price Tag: $745,000
This car looks very simple and something that drives close to the ground but looks can be deceiving. The two-door design sports car is one of the cheapest cars in the game.
Along with its simplistic design, the car is extremely light in weight allowing for a smooth ride for beginners. And that’s not even the best part about this car with its price tag being the most attractive part about the car.
Price Tag: $9,000
DEWBAUCHEE RAPID GT
Next up on the list of cars to try for drifting is the luxury vehicle Rapid GT. This is a fast, lightweight car that is skilfully predictable while drifting.
But upgrades like Sports suspension, Turbo tuning, Race transmission, and Engine upgrades are of the utmost importance prior to drifting with the Rapid GT. The drifting experience after the fine-tunes and upgrades will be elevated and convenient.
Price Tag: $132,000
The Willard Faction is not the best-looking car and might give a retro and old school look but it is one of the best.
This muscle car with two doors is an underrated gem. With upgrades like SUV tires, turbo tuning, and race transmission, the gem shines bright and feels polished.
Price Tag: $36,000
The Dinka RT3000 is based and influenced by the Honda S2000 design, added into the game with the Tuners DLC. With the handling of the car being one of the impressive features of the car, it becomes easier to control during the drift.
The Dinka RT3000 has a natural built to drift and with the ‘Tuners’ update adjusting the stance of the cars is basically a drift enabler.
Price Tag: $1,715,000
BRAVADO BANSHEE 900R
Last but not the least, the Banshee 900R with its interesting weight distribution makes it one of the best drifting cars in GTA 5.
With upgrades similar to the earlier cars such as Sport suspension, EMS Engine level 4, and Dual Exit Exhaust, the car becomes a monster when it comes to drifting. Although the skill required to drift to its potential in this car is high, it is worth the grind once mastered.
Price Tag: $565,000
Basic Upgrade and Tuning Rules For Creating Drift Cars In GTA 5
There are some basic things to keep in mind while tuning and customizing the car for the best drifts possible.
The engine needs to be upgraded fully with turbocharge
The suspensions should either be street or race suspensions
SUV wheels are the go-to choice for drifting
Setting the Vehicle Stance through the Interaction Menu to “Lowered” will allow each car to drift naturally and effortlessly – A feature added with the Tuners DLC
So there we have it! We have covered the best five drifting cars in GTA 5 which will definitely help elevate your drifting game. For more about racing in GTA 5 and similar content, Gamezo has you covered.