SEMA 2010: Subaru Impreza STi Nurburgring Special

SEMA 2010: Subaru Impreza STi Nurburgring Special
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The other star of the Subaru booth is decidedly less ostentatious than Travis Pastrana’s hillclimb special, but has an equally impressive motorsports pedigree. This STi was driven by legendary rally driver Tommi Makinen, who set a production sedan record of 7:55 around Germany’s famed Nurburgring course. While not everyone agrees that Nurburgring times matter all… Continue Reading...

Subaru SEMA Display to Include Tommi Makinen’s ‘Fastest STI Ever’

Subaru SEMA Display to Include Tommi Makinen’s ‘Fastest STI Ever’
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Subaru has announced its lineup of booth cars for the 2010 SEMA Show, with center stage going to the record setting ‘Fastest STI Ever.’ Back in June Subaru announced that this test mule for the new 2011 WRX STI lapped the Nürburgring in just 7:55 – a total of 4 seconds faster than the Cadillac… Continue Reading...

Why it Took Subaru So Long to Bring Back the WRX STI Sedan [video]

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According to a recent report by Car & Driver, the 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI sedan is three years late to the party for a number of reasons. Initially, Subaru decided to focus its efforts on the hatchback body style for the current generation STI because of advantages this body shape would provide their WRC… Continue Reading...

VIDEO: Finnish Rally Car Crash Compliation

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As a people the Finns love Rally car racing. They love watching it (especially when they’re watching famous native drivers like Marcus Grönholm or Tommi Mäkinen) and they love to get involved. They particularly like to drive… and crash. The above YouTube video compilation is made up entirely of Finnish rally car drivers slamming into… Continue Reading...
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