Mysterious Subaru WRX STI for RallyCross

March 9, 2015 at 11:26 pm

Subaru introduced the company sports sedan WRX STI, modified to participate in the American Championship in rally-cross Global RallyCross Championship (GRC). Previously, without explaining the information was shown only a part of what caused the assumption that the preparation of a more powerful civilian version of the car. Sports novelty declassified at the New York Auto Show as the company reported in a press release.

Subaru WRX STI pics

Subaru WRX STI image

Development of machines involved in the firm Vermont SportsCar, which cooperates with the rally division of the Japanese brand in the United States. The sponsors of the project are Austrian energy drink producer Red Bull and American TV channel NBC. The car has received a sports body kit, rear spoiler and carbon fiber air intake on the roof. Wheels provided by Method Race, racing tires and produced by Yokohama.

Subaru WRX STI pics

Subaru WRX STI picture

Technical data Subaru has not disclosed, as the car is being finalized. He made his debut in the fall on one of the stages of GRC. Manage innovation factory team riders will mark Bucky Leysik and check Isaksen. In addition, a similar version of the WRX STI Travis Pastrana and get David Higgins, who act in the championship rally in the US “Subaru” of the previous generation.

Subaru WRX STI sedan new generation was introduced in January at the Detroit Auto Show. The model is equipped with a 2.5-liter gasoline boxer turbo engine, the return of which is 305 horsepower and 393 Nm of torque.

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