Just my two cents, I think it's dependent on the combination of wheel direction, how far the pedal is depressed, and how significant the loss of traction is. This is a complete guess based on my personal experience and from what I've read. I can get my AWD GT2 to hold sideways, easy, in the snow because I'm still pretty light on the gas and I don't have to cut the wheel as hard to get the rear end to come around. Conversely, on dry pavement, I need to put the pedal to the floor and turn very hard to get the back end to break loose. Every time I try this the Stinger says, "Nope" and cuts power for about a second until my wheel is straightened back out and I've regained traction. This might be why most people I see posting about getting the AWD sideways are doing it in a big parking lot. This allows them to turn the wheel less, removing one of the "power cutting" factors. A few things to try if you're dead set on getting that drift going with an AWD: 1. Most importantly, be safe. Try these things in a big empty parking lot and definitely not on a public road. Because if this ends up working, you'll probably be in a ditch haha. Seriously though, safety first. Let's not put ourselves or anyone else in danger for the sake of some fun 2. Try to not cut the wheel as hard. 3. Put it in manual mode and upshift right when you feel the wheels slip. Your turbos will be creating boost at that point, so maybe your tires will keep spinning (just a guess at this point). Also, you'll be at a lower RPM when in second gear so if part of the power cutting is based on RPM, you'll have longer before it kicks in. (Again, just a guess). 4. Get a set of less sticky tires when you have to replace your existing set. This will obviously drop your 0-60 performance, but the tires will break loose much easier (like they do on snow). 5. Mod your car to get more power. Same idea as #4. It's not often that I have a large, empty, parking lot to try this in, but if I ever get a chance and find something that works consistently, I'll report back.