Electric vehicles offer buyers a new suite of benefits, such as not needing to buy gasoline and feeling more at one with the environment. But they also cause some shoppers to pause to think about what they might have to give up — such as being able to drift sideways on a track just for the wild sport of it. New electric models from Hyundai, Kia and even the luxury brand Genesis have introduced settings specifically for drifting. Hyundai's high-performance Ioniq 5 N is loaded with the N Drift Optimizer, which uses real-time inputs to maintain drift angles and is integrated with a Torque Kick Drift system that lets the driver simulate the clutch kick of a rear-drive gasoline-powered vehicle for driving scenarios that require more immediate drift initiation. Because why not.
Who says EV drivers shouldn't be able to drift?
New electric models from Hyundai, Kia and even the luxury brand Genesis have introduced settings specifically for drifting.
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