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Forza Horizon 5 Ultimate Drift Skills - how to get ultimate drift skills

Want to know how to get Forza Horizon 5's Ultimate Drift Skills? We have the lowdown on how Ultimate Drift Skills work in the latest game

Forza Horizon 5 Ultimate Drift Skills: A car can be seen drifting in a barn.

Forza Horizon 5 Ultimate Drift Skills are key to building up skill chains and earning a boatload of XP towards skill points. These Ultimate Drift Skills are one of a number of different skills you can earn in the game while driving around, alongside the likes of Daredevil Skills and Clean Racing skills.

But, unlike some of the easier skills, the Ultimate Drift Skills will require some effort on your part, diving into your vehicle’s tuning and tweaking the individual parts of your car. Ultimate Drift Skills are one of the tougher skills to try and earn with standard cars straight our of the garage.

Read on for a full overview of Forza Horizon 5 Ultimate Drift skills and how to unlock them as a part of the ongoing daily and weekly challenges that pop up within Forza Horizon 5’s Festival Playlist and series.


Ultimate Drift Skills in Forza Horizon 5 are unlocked when you perform a single drift for more than 3 seconds in a car. This can only be achieved with tuned lower-tiered cars or high-performance vehicles.

Therefore, you are going to need some practice with our tuning guide in order to set your car up to earn them consistently.


Stay tuned for more on Forza Horizon 5’s skills as new ones are required for each weekly event and challenge. And, for more help with Forza’s ongoing challenges, check out our guide on Forza Horizon 5’s Treasure Chest.