Ever hear about Fords with Holden engines (or vice versa) and think it’s blasphemy? Well, this might make you reconsider.
Gardner Mods has built a Ford Ranger into a properly wild drift car, and the crew is taking it to World Time Attack Challenge 2019.
The running gear? A GM supercharged LSA V8.
With about 435kW and a lazy 1220Nm, according to Gardner Mods, the truck has been under construction for a good part of 2019, with the engine having only been turned over for the first time inside the engine bay in early June.
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At WTAC, it’ll be seen alongside plenty of more traditional drift machines, but in the video above it was steered by Levi Clarke (who has his own S15 set to run at WTAC) during a drift morning session at Queensland Raceway.
This year’s World Time Attack Challenge takes place over the 18-19 October weekend at the usual venue of Sydney Motorsport Park.