[Top 10] GTA Online Best Drift Cars

Best Drift Cars in GTA Online
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Drifting in GTA Online is a popular pastime for players who crave high-speed thrills and adrenaline-fueled maneuvers. Whether you're cruising around Los Santos or speeding through the winding roads of Blaine County, drifting is an essential skill to master if you want to look cool and impress your friends. 

With the right car and a bit of practice, players can effortlessly slide around corners and pull off jaw-dropping drifts that would make even the most experienced drivers jealous. But to do so, you need the right ride.

Here are 10 of the best cars in GTA Online for drifting. Note that this list doesn’t include cars that can be equipped with Low-Grip tires.


10. Declasse Drift Tampa

The Drift Tampa

Drift Tampa review

Price: GTA$ 995,000

The Drift Tampa is a drift machine, designed for those who love to slide around corners and show off their skills. It's a beastly muscle car, and the sound of the engine revving is enough to make any car enthusiast weak in the knees. 

Whether you're a seasoned racer or just looking for some fun in the game, the Drift Tampa is definitely worth considering.

You should get it because:

  • It’s specifically made for drifting.
  • It resembles the late Ken Block’s iconic ’65 Mustang.
  • Its stylish design and impressive engine sound add to the overall experience.

Drift Tampa stats:

  • Speed: 80.48
  • Acceleration: 82.50
  • Braking: 16.67
  • Handling: 68.18
  • Overall: 61.96

How to get the Declasse Drift Tampa: Southern S.A. Super Autos


9. Willard Faction

The Faction

Faction review

Price: GTA$ 36,000

This classic American muscle car can be modified into a formidable drift machine; earning it a reputation as one of the best cars for drifting. With its powerful engine, sleek design, and customizable features, the Willard Faction is a must-have for anyone looking to pull off some impressive drifts in Los Santos.

It can be further modified into a custom variant at Benny’s, and the customization options on that are endless.

You should get it because:

  • For drifting, it’s got reasonable handling.
  • Its retro design and customizability are sure to give you attention on the streets.
  • It’s an affordable car.

Faction stats:

  • Speed: 75.12
  • Acceleration: 70.00
  • Braking: 26.67
  • Handling: 68.18
  • Overall: 59.99

How to get the Willard Faction: Benny’s Original Motor Works


8. Schyster Fusilade

The Fusilade

Fusilade review

Price: GTA$ 36,000

The Fusilade has been a popular choice for GTA Online players who love the thrill of drifting. But why exactly is the Schyster Fusilade so great for drifting? Well, for starters, its rear-wheel drive system provides excellent balance and control during sharp turns, while its lightweight body allows for quick and easy transitions between maneuvers.

You should get it because:

  • It’s super cheap, and it can be stolen off the streets as well.
  • It has a lightweight body for swift and easy maneuverability.
  • It’s got a higher top speed, which is great for longer and more intense drifts.

Fusilade stats:

  • Speed: 79.95
  • Acceleration: 80.00
  • Braking: 30.00
  • Handling: 74.24
  • Overall: 66.05

How to get the Schyster Fusilade: Southern S.A. Super Autos


7. Declasse Drift Yosemite

The Drift Yosemite

Drift Yosemite review

Standard Price: GTA$ 1,308,000

Trade Price: GTA$ 981,000 (By having it as a getaway vehicle in the Diamond Casino Heist Finale)

Whether you're an experienced drifter or just starting out, the Drift Yosemite is sure to provide hours of fun and excitement. It’s the pimped-out variant of the standard Yosemite truck in the game.

Its looks are definitely what give it the praise that it deserves. The long chassis and lower stance make it seem like a car that was undoubtedly made for drifting recklessly.

You should get it because:

  • It’s the only truck on this list.
  • It handles really well while drifting it.
  • It has some cool livery options.

Drift Yosemite stats:

  • Speed: 75.12
  • Acceleration: 98.75
  • Braking: 28.33
  • Handling: 79.55
  • Overall: 70.44

How to get the Declasse Drift Yosemite: Southern S.A. Super Autos


6. Pfister Comet Retro Custom

The Comet Retro Custom

Comet Retro Custom review

Price: GTA$ 645,000 (For conversion) Original Comet’s price is GTA$ 100,000

The Comet Retro Custom is a custom variant of the Pfister Comet, and it heavily resembles the Porsche 911S from the ‘80s. Its retro design makes it look pleasingly elegant, and the mod options for it make it a great choice for rolling up at car meets.

With wide-body wheel arches, clean bumper splitters, and outrageously angled exhausts and spoilers, you will certainly get the idea at first glance that this car is made for drifting.

You should get it because:

  • Its retro design makes it fashionable.
  • Its high speed gives you a boost while gliding through extensive corners.
  • It’s a bit challenging to drift in, but it's very fun once you get the hang of it.

Comet Retro Custom stats:

  • Speed: 81.56
  • Acceleration: 85.00
  • Braking: 26.67
  • Handling: 90.05
  • Overall: 70.82

How to get the Pfister Comet Retro Custom: Benny’s Original Motor Works


5. Benefactor Schwartzer

The Schwartzer 

Schwartzer review

Price: GTA$ 80,000

Seemingly a younger brother of the Schafter, the Schwartzer is a sporty two-door car that has been a favorite among drifters in the game for years, thanks to its powerful engine, nimble handling, and sleek design. 

Whether you're tearing up the streets of Los Santos or battling it out on the racetrack, the Schwartzer is a great car for anyone who loves the thrill of high-speed drifting.

You should get it because:

  • It’s highly affordable, and it can be stolen off the streets as well.
  • It sounds very mean.
  • It’s easy to get the hang of and drifts quite smoothly.

Schwartzer stats:

  • Speed: 78.87
  • Acceleration: 72.50
  • Braking: 30.00
  • Handling: 69.70
  • Overall: 62.77

How to get the Benefactor Schwartzer: Southern S.A. Super Autos


4. Karin Futo

The Futo

Futo review

Price: GTA 9,000

The Futo is a car that has been a favorite of GTA Online players for years, especially those who love to drift. This compact car has a lightweight body and rear-wheel drive, making it the perfect vehicle for pulling off sick drifts around corners.

What really sets it apart is its excellent handling, which allows drivers to easily control their slides and maintain their momentum. It may not be the fastest car in the game, but when it comes to drifting, the Futo is undoubtedly one of the best options available.

You should get it because:

  • It’s one of the cheapest cars in the entire game. Plus, it can be found on the streets as well.
  • It has great customization options available.
  • It’s the best car for beginners to learn drifting in GTA Online.

Futo stats:

  • Speed: 72.43
  • Acceleration: 72.50
  • Braking: 16.67
  • Handling: 62.12
  • Overall: 55.93

How to get the Karin Futo: Southern S.A. Super Autos


3. Bravado Gauntlet Hellfire

The Gauntlet Hellfire

Gauntlet Hellfire review

Price: GTA$ 745,000

The iconic Gauntlet Hellfire is one of the fastest muscle cars in GTA Online. Its bulky design and roaring engine make it the perfect choice for those who don’t lack American patriotism by any bit. 

Along with its bullish looks, it's also a great car for showing off your style through drifting. The excessive wheel spin makes it one of the most fun cars to drift around in.

You should get it because:

  • It’s a true-to-detail replica of the Dodge Challenger.
  • It’s very fast in a straight line.
  • It has a roaring engine sound.

Gauntlet Hellfire stats:

  • Speed: 83.17
  • Acceleration: 90.00
  • Braking: 30.00
  • Handling: 71.21
  • Overall: 68.59

How to get the Bravado Gauntlet Hellfire: Southern S.A. Super Autos


2. Dewbauchee Rapid GT

The Rapid GT

Rapid GT review

Price: GTA$ 132,000

The Rapid GT is one of the most sought-after cars in GTA Online for drifting. Its sleek design, excellent handling, and impressive top speed make it a great choice for showing off your sliding skills. 

Its rear-wheel-drive system, combined with its powerful engine and responsive steering, makes it a very fun car to drive. For drifting, it doesn’t require too much input, and it’ll drift smoothly and not lose its line.

You should get it because:

  • For the price point, it’s an absolute steal.
  • More experienced players can jump drift in it effectively.
  • It’s well-rounded for all sorts of drifting techniques.

Rapid GT stats:

  • Speed: 81.56
  • Acceleration: 90.00
  • Braking: 33.33
  • Handling: 74.24
  • Overall: 69.78

How to get the Dewbauchee Rapid GT: Legendary Motorsport


1. Bravado Banshee 900R

The Banshee 900R

Banshee 900R review

Price: GTA$ 565,000 (For conversion) Original Banshee’s price is GTA$ 105,000

With the high inflation rates plaguing the automotive market in Los Santos, the Banshee 900R is a supercar that can be bought for a bargain. It’s supposedly based on the Dodge Viper, and its performance and drifting abilities outclass most of the other cars in the game.

Aside from it being a drifting machine, it’s got an amazing top speed, and the customizability of it is quite in-depth as well.

You should get it because:

  • It’s one of the cheapest supercars in the game.
  • You can do a lot of drifting tricks with it.
  • It elegantly glides through the corners and holds its line perfectly.

Banshee 900R stats:

  • Speed: 80.48
  • Acceleration: 86.88
  • Braking: 33.33
  • Handling: 75.76
  • Overall: 69.11

How to get the Bravado Banshee 900R: Benny’s Original Motor Works



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