Ford Performance Drift Stick

The Ford Performance Drift Stick is the world's first electronic handbrake.

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Ford Performance Drift Stick

The Drift Stick uses the RS' all-wheel-drive and antilock brake systems to help initiate drifts by opening the rear clutches and using hydraulic pressure to lock the back wheels when pulling the aluminum lever.

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Ford Performance Drift Stick

Drift Stick was developed by the same team of engineers who worked on the Focus RS' Drift Mode.

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Ford Performance Drift Stick

Ford says the implementation of a hydraulic handbrake would be more involved and not easily reversible, while the electronic system uses existing Focus RS hardware and requires less pressure than a hydraulic unit to engage and disengage. 

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Ford Performance Drift Stick

The $999 Drift Stick is available for order beginning to December to customers in the US and Canada.

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Ford Performance Drift Stick

Drift Stick won't void a car's factory warranty and is said to be approved by Gymkhana madman Ken Block.

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