2011 Subaru Impreza STI X-Games Rally Car

July 30, 2010 at 10:01 am

This is the latest edition of the 2011 Impreza WRX STI rally car which has been prepared by Subaru Rally Team USA to take on the SuperRally X Games. And it seems to be the perfect car for the job as it’s equipped with a 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder, turbocharged and intercooled STI engine which on VP Racing fuel can make in excess of 500 horsepower and 560 lb/ft of torque. Apart from the car, Subaru also got the right drivers as well. Their lineup includes Travis Pastrana, Dave Mirra and new teammate, European Rallycross Champion Sverre Isachsen. The guys recently gave the press a proper demo of the car by taking them on a ride at at the Pala Raceway in [...]

STi-tuned Subaru Legacy GT

June 13, 2010 at 4:40 pm

Subaru and their in-house tuning division released a STi version of the Legacy sedan and wagon in Japan. This special editions come with a new front spoiler, bootlid and tailgate wings, side skirts and new 18-inch wheels. The interior is also upgraded with a leather-wrapped sport steering wheel, new instrument panel and carbon trimming as well as STi badging on the shifter and consoles. The performance of the car however, remains the same as standard. Since this model is based on the Legacy GT, it comes with a 265 hp 2.5 liter boxer engine, but STi adds a sport exhaust system, and also installs Bilestein suspension on the car for better road behavior. Subaru Legacy STi is not available outside [...]

2011 Subaru Impreza WRX Details

March 23, 2010 at 8:45 pm

Subaru of America today revealed the first details of 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX, and apparently it will receive a lot of updates in order to become sportier. They have modeled the new version based on the STI variant, and give the WRX the same wide body which adds 1.5 inches to the car’s track in both front and rear. They also tweak the chassis and suspension. The 2011 WRX features firmer rear suspension components and also comes with 17-inch wheels wrapped in 235/45R17 tires.The power still comes from the same 2.5 liter 4-cylinder boxer engine which is turbocharged to develop 265 hp and 244 lb.-ft. of peak torque at 4,000 rpm. Inside you get exclusive carbon black checkered upholstery accented [...]

Subaru Impreza WRX STI Carbon Edition

September 30, 2009 at 4:34 pm

At this year’s Tokyo Motorshow Subaru will unveil a new special edition of their magnificent Impreza WRX called the Carbon edition. The car comes with a number of upgrades chief of which should be the carbon fiber roof which lowers the center of gravity and also reduce the weight significantly. Based on the rally-bred WRX STI A-line model, uses the same turbocharged engine with a 5-speed automatic gearbox. The interior of the car is also upgraded with black suede trimming with red hand stitches. Further Readings: The Subaru Impreza WRX Limited Subaru Legacy 4dr saloon 2.0 150 R Technical Specifications