Burnouts are fun. Really, really good fun. Not big and certainly not mature, but as activities to do in a stationary car go, it must be the most entertaining. Yes, really.
So when presented with a Mustang, a drag strip and a feature specifically designed to roast rear tyres, the conclusion was predictable enough. Turns out line lock is reasonably simple to operate once you know the right combination of button holding and brake stamping. Not easy enough to have you accidentally lighting it up at every set of lights, but certainly fathomable if lots of people are watching on expectedly and it's your first time in the car...
As you can see, the results are spectacular. Line lock allows of 15 seconds of tyre melting anarchy outside and all manner of excited giggling from inside. Of course it's not practical, or especially relevant in the UK, but in the right situation line lock is absolutely hilarious. Makes good pictures too! So bravo Ford for keeping a drag racing feature in RHD Mustangs. And apologies to Santa Pod for doing this in the wrong place. Perhaps we'll have to return for another attempt...
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