Hyundai iMax N Drift Bus
Minivans and drifting aren’t exactly synonymous, but Hyundai wanted to change that. So, they created the Hyundai iMax N ‘Drift Bus’ powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 engine generating 402 horsepower and 409 pound-feet of torque, mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission sending that power to the rear wheels, all the while keeping the eight-seat configuration of the Grand Starex / i800 / H-1 it’s based on.

You can’t have a drift vehicle without it being obnoxiously loud, and in this case, that is accomplished with a bi-modal exhaust. It can’t look like a boring people transporter either, and that’s why Hyundai installed an aerodynamic body kit, electronically controlled dampers, N brakes, and 19-inch alloy wheels wrapped in performance tires.

Hyundai iMax N Drift Bus
Hyundai iMax N Drift Bus
Hyundai iMax N Drift Bus
The automaker claims that the iMax N achieves perfect 50-50 weight distribution with eight people on-board. Inside, it comes equipped with an N steering wheel, N sports front seats, and the rear two bench seat rows also trimmed in matching suede / leather. You won’t be able to buy this beast, but to see it in person, you’ll see it at this weekend’s World Time Attack Challenge at Sydney Motorsport Park.


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