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 |  Dec 14 2012, 11:18 AM

Ford just revealed the all new 2014 Transit, a full-size cargo van that will compete with the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter.

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 |  Aug 09 2011, 12:30 PM

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Ever since drifting hit the mainstream we’ve been treated to some of the craziest drift vehicles, utilizing platforms we’d never imagine going sideways. At the top of the list now though is this BMW M5-powered Ford Transit Van that surprisingly goes sideways with ease. Dubbed the “drift bus”, the project hails from Poland, and to show off what it can do Polish RallyCross Champion Marcin Wicik got behind the wheel while cameras were filming.

The Transit features an E39 M5 (1998-2003) powerplant which in stock trim makes 400-hp and 369 lb-ft of torque. Judging by the sound of the beast in the video, some modifications were done to the V8 to bump up the power to a claimed 440-hp. But statistics are irrelevant when you see this thing in action.

Check out a video of the Transit going sideways after the jump:

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