Drift cars are generally light to moderate in weight and a rear-wheel-drive (RWD) usually coupes, hatch-back, sedans offering a huge range of power levels. In case you’re looking to get into drifting, you’ll likely have questions like how to begin drifting if you have a low budget to buy any rear-wheel drive (RWD), You have two options either you buy a ready-made project or made from scratch but keep in mind if you made from scratch than it takes too much your time and money. We suggest you buy a ready-made project and now it’s up to you. Below is the list of low budget drift cars you can buy for under 6 Lakhs.
1. Toyota Corolla (KE70) 1980 to 1983:
Toyota Corolla ke70 model 1980 to 1983 which is usually known as KE70 is one of the best budget Rear Wheel Drive here in Pakistan, a lot of modified swapped ke70 available in every city. You have various options in the engine to swap KE70, you can put 3SGE Beams, 3SGTE, SR20DET, 1JZ-GTE, 2JZ-GTE, and many other options even you can swap 1UZ-FE V8 engine on it.
You can buy this car starting from 1 Lakhs to 4 Lakhs depending on condition and specs.
2. Toyota Starlet (EP60/EP61) 1979 to 1982:
Toyota Starlet Ep60 and Ep61 were the late 70s or start of 80s model RWD car and one of the best drift cars, fall in the category of low budget drift cars. It is available in both trims, two doors four-seater, and four-door four-seater. It’s a lightweight car and can be your daily driving. You can swap it with 4AGE, 7AFE, 3SFE, 4EFTE, 3SGTE, and your Drift car is ready. It is a perfect hatch-back drift car if you are a beginner in drifting. It will be an ideal drift car in Low budget, it will start from 1,50 Lakhs to 3,50 Lakhs depending on condition and specs.
3. Toyota Cressida (MX32) 1977 to 1980:
Toyota Cressida MX32 was the late 70s model from 1977 to 1980. If you want to buy Cressida MX32 then you must do some struggle to get this iconic machine. Once you find this gem you will definitely feel the real joy of drift and vintage classic car. You have various options of swapping MX32 Cressida like you can swap it with
3SGE Beams, 3SGTE, SR20DET, 1JZ-GTE, 2JZ-GTE, 1UZ-FE V8, 7M-GE, and so on. People who are selling this car demanding from 2,50 Lakhs to 4 Lakhs depending on their condition and specs.
4. BMW E30 1981 to 1987:
The BMW E30 from the model 1981 to 1987 was “the Ultimate Driving Machine”. They were overengineered, lightweight, exuberant, styling was rigid and the slim pillars. BMW E30 is a German beauty having a wide engine room. Keep in mind it’s really hard to find one E30 from the model 1981 to 1987 in the market, you can even get almost genuine E30 or swapped it depends on.
In E30, you also have various options of swapping like you can swap 1JZ-GTE, 2JZ-GTE, 1JZ-GE, 2JZ-GE, M50, M52, S50, S52, 1UZ-FE V8, and so on. You can get this drift machine in the price bracket of 4 Lakhs to 6 Lakhs depending on their condition and specs.
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5. Toyota Mark II 1972 to 1976:
It was one of the classic pioneer production of Toyota. Toyota Mark II 1972 to 1976 is Rear Wheel Drive (RWD) Car one of the best in the list of drift cars. Mark II has a lot of capabilities of modification and customization, It also gives a look of a muscle car, numerous enthusiast changes the look of Mark II into some dodge challenger or dodge charger. If we talk about engine swapping then you have an option to swap a wide variety of engines in it, for example, 1UZ-FE V8, 1JZ-GTE, 2JZ-GTE, 1JZ-GE, 2JZ-GE 3SFE, 1.8 diesel(1C), and much more. A good swapped Mark II available in between 3 Lakhs to 5 Lakhs depending on their condition and specs.
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So, above you read the list of all low budget drift cars. Hope it helps you a lot to choose your upcoming project wisely!
All the passion of drifting aside, you must take precautions first whenever you are about to drift, do it on the proper place where no traffic, no walkers and have enough space. Please take care of yourself and others it’s all about you.