How to Drift in Forza Horizon 5

How to drift in Forza Horizon 5 is essential knowledge, both for your driving skills and levels of fun. When playing a game that lets you drive some of the most powerful cars in the world, it is inevitable you will want to learn some tricks. The king of these is the drift, letting physics take hold as you float around corners. As well as being a lot of fun, in Forza Horizon 5, drifting is a great way to rack up skill points. Read on as we give our guide on how to drift in Forza Horizon 5.

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How to Drift in Forza Horizon 5
How to Drift in Forza Horizon 5

Drift in Forza Horizon 5

Like in real life, drifting is not always that easy to do. You need the right settings and conditions to perform the move. The first step is to get manual shift settings arranged for your car. To do this, you need to visit the difficulty settings. You can then change to manual or manual with a clutch. Use the first if you are new to manual driving.

A lot of practice will be needed before you even contemplate getting on the track and learning to drift if you are new to manual! It is possible to do the whole thing in automatic. However, you won’t get long, amazing drifts and it will be harder to pull off.

The next step is to select a rear-wheel-drive car. You cannot get drifts in a front wheel due to the balance in the vehicle. The stats of your vehicle will show what type of drive the car is.

You are now ready, and your aim will be to get Great and Ultimate level drifts. Cars with higher power ratios and top-level horsepower will be more likely to complete them. Keep the vehicle on the road and controlled into a corner, then let the car go.

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