J-Turn Series Debut Features 2013 Ford Mustang Doing J-Turns and Rockfords

Host Jessi Lang kicks off the second season of Motor Trend videos on YouTube with a fresh new show called The J-Turn. Not surprisingly, the first episode is dedicated to the special maneuver from which her show is named – the J-Turn. She teams up with Roadkill host David Freiburger as the two tear up a wide-open parking lot with a 2013 Ford Mustang and a Dodge Challenger.

Freiburger starts the episode by distinguishing J-Turns from Rockfords, two commonly mixed-up maneuvers. He uses a toy 1969 Chevy Camaro for his demonstration and professes his expertise in both maneuvers thanks to years of practice in rental cars. We’ll let you watch the video to discover the differences between the tricks, but here’s a hint: one is done traveling in reverse and the other begins by going forward.  And by the look on the hosts’ faces, both tricks are fun.

At the end, Freiburger shows off his best Smokey and the Bandit impersonation with a Dodge Challenger and provides a short evaluation of Lang’s performance. Watch the full video – complete with slow-motion shots of the Mustang and Challenger in action – below.

By Erick Ayapana

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