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Don’t try this record-breaking Subaru BRZ 360 degree spin at home [video]

The Subaru BRZ set a new Guinness World Record this weekend for the Tightest 360 degree spin. Check out the video.


This driver makes it look easy, but don’t even think about trying this spin stunt with a Subaru BRZ at home. He’s got six world records already. At the 2016 Autosport Show in the UK last weekend, stunt driver Alastair Moffatt secures another Guinness World Record for the Tightest 360 degree spin in a BRZ sports coupe.

Moffatt broke the previous 2.5-meter Guinness World Record, which was achieved in 2014, by piloting the BRZ into a 360 degree spin between six parked cars in the Autosport International Live Action Arena. Moffatt pulled off the record spin in front of the fans at the show, and then again for Guinness officials.

Moffatt switched off the traction control, disengaged the ABS and drove the BRZ at a speed of roughy 30 mph down the narrow lane of six cars. The stunt driver spun his Subaru BRZ 360 degrees before accelerating to the end of the course. This was done all in one continuous motion. He needed to squeeze between the cars that allowed just 2.25 meters (7.38 feet) of clearance for him to complete the stunt. This smashed the previous record of 2.5 meters (8.2 feet). Watch the video below.

There’s three reasons why the Subaru BRZ is the best vehicle to pull off this world record-breaking stunt. The sports coupe is the right length at only 4.24-meters-long, Subaru BRZ is known for its low center of gravity, lower than many high-end supercars, and the BRZ is rear-wheel-drive making it the ideal car for the tricky maneuver. Moffatt said after the shows, “The Subaru BRZ was the perfect car in which to do it; light, highly maneuverable and easy to control. It’s great to have another record to my name.”

Source: Subaru UK