Tanner Foust reveals the Rockstar Energy Drink/Nitto Tire Volkswagen Passat [VIDEO]
The two-time Formula Drift champion Tanner Foust comes back to drifting in Long Beach. Mr. Foust showed the redesigned and refreshed Rockstar Energy Drink/ Nitto Tire Volkswagen Passat machine, that would be his companion in the anticipated race series. As it comes to the machine, Foust wants it with innovative and fresh design.
Foust, who drives for Rockstar drinks and Volkswagen in many races, says he is really excited for joining the Nitto Tire team. In fact, the NT05 is the chosen type of tires, that is known for great performance and durability.
The car itself is built by Tanner Foust Racing and reflects the interest of mr. Foust for the Rockstar Energy Drink/ Nitto Tire Passat. The car will also be featured in the "Tanner Foust Back on Track" video, also in many other projects.
The high skills and high motivation of the driver require high performance and high class car, as the Rockstar energy drinks/Nitto Tire Passat is. We will show you some of the features of the machine. Get yourself ready.
Mr. Foust will be dealing with a beast, that comes with a 700 HP (514 kW) 450 cubic inches and with a boost of plus 200 HP (147kW). That engine will be paired with a G-Force GSR 4 speed gearbox and RS-R custom built suspension. The fuel system comes with the x2AEM 320L pumps and the injection is AEM Infinity-10. Scary, right?
But not scary enough for Foust. As you know, he is a multi-talent driver, known for his incredible control over the car. He has won numerous championships, including the U.S. rally cross championship for 2010, 2011, 2012, Formula Drift championships and many more. He has held and multiple world records, that include the Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare, the indoor speed record for the TV show Top Gear USA and a jump record with a 332' ramp-to-ramp leap.
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