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Subaru obliterates Isle of Man lap record with stock WRX STI

Subaru WRX STI breaks the road-car Isle of Man TT lap record – Click above for high-res image We talk about the Nürburgring a lot, but perhaps it's time we start devoting more ink to the Isle of Man. Located between Great Britain and Ireland, the tiny bit of green plays host to one of the most impressive displays of speed on the planet. The annual Isle of Man TT plays out on a 60-kilometre course made up of public roads, which are closed down during race days. It's run by motorcyclists, and crazy sonsofbitches skilled pilots can complete the loop in under 18 minutes.... Read More

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    Official: 2015 Subaru WRX and STI start selling ahead of Vancouver Auto Show
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    After spotting the 2015 Subaru WRX and STI at the 2014 Toronto Auto Show and then test driving the WRX and hooning the new STI during our full review last month, Subaru Canada officially began to sell the highly anticipated pair of sport sedans today (on the eve of the 2014 Vancouver Auto Show). Available from $29,995 in Canada, the 2015 Subaru WRX is ...

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    Canada: 2015 Subaru WRX STI beautiful in blue at Toronto Auto Show
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    If the all-new Subaru WRX isn't quite hardcore enough for you (it wasn't for us), then perhaps the STI version that was just revealed at the 2014 Toronto Auto Show will wet your whistle. Before you get too excited, though, know that the STI doesn't get the all-new 2.0-litre twin scroll turbo from the WRX. Rather, Subaru has stuck with the tried, tested ...

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    Featured: Travis Pastrana's Subaru WRX STI Rally America racecar goes up for sale
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    Have you ever had a great drive on a challenging road or track, and after parking your machine stood back to admire it and savour the moment - eying the worn rubber, fiery exhaust tips, and listening to the peacefully ticking engine? We love that moment, when you contemplate the sheer awesomeness of the car you just unleashed. This moment can be savoured ...

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    Spy Shots: Next-gen Subaru WRX STI spotted at the Nürburgring
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    Subaru has been busy testing the next-generation WRX STI. Well, it may be the STI. The big wing out back lends some credence to that theory, but it could be that the basic WRX is getting new action in the back section. Time will tell. In either case, spy photographers nabbed a few shots of the heavily camouflaged sedan running around the ...

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    Featured: Subaru WRX Concept hints at big performance, offers few facts
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    We're looking at a design statement only at this point, but we would love to see this coupe-like WRX sedan come to fruition. Subaru has dropped the curtain on its truly attractive WRX Concept and, as previewed by a previous design concept, we're fast fans of the wide, low, muscular sedan. The concept car looks great, but there was a distinct lack of ...

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    Official: Subaru WRX and WRX STI Special Editions hit SEMA just in time for Halloween
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    Subaru has pulled back the curtain on a pair of 2013 WRX and WRX STI Special Edition models ahead of their debut at the 2012 SEMA Show, which kicks off today in Las Vegas. Each car bows with a unique orange and black color scheme that carries over into the cabin. With black wheels, badges and side mirrors, it should easy to pick these machines out of a ...

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    Exclusive: Up close and personal with David Higgins' 2012 Subaru WRX STI Rally Car [w/video]
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    Riding Shotgun With The Five-Time Rally America Champ There's nothing quite like the sound of a high-strung boxer engine in full rage. Each dip of the throttle sends the opposed four-pot barking and popping like some sort of caffeinated prehistoric beast as David Higgins shoots his very unique 2012 Subaru WRX STI through a tight section of chicanes on ...

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    Report: Next Subaru WRX previewed by Advanced Tourer concept
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    There was nary a peep of discontent about the looks of the Subaru Advanced Tourer concept revealed at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show. But when everyone was clamoring for Scooby to transfer the Advanced Tourer's looks to a production vehicle, never once did people ask for that transfer to be foisted on the WRX. A report in Motor Trend, though, says that's ...

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    Rumormill: Next Subaru WRX previewed by Japanese Legacy's 2.0L turbo?
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    The next-generation Subaru WRX and WRX STI are still shrouded in a cloak of secrecy. Or is it indecision? Either way, Car and Driver is reporting that when Subaru eventually pulls the wraps off whatever is going to wear the WRX badge, there's going to be a turbocharged version of the 2.0-litre FA-series engine underhood, a derivative of the naturally ...

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    Video: Puma becomes RallyCross team sponsor, releases obligatory Gymkhana vid
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    With a couple of high-level U.S. defectors from the RallyCross series into other motorsport disciplines, there was a domestic vacuum at the top, and we know what nature thinks about that. Enter German shoe/sportswear maker Puma, which is throwing its sponsor dollars behind the factory-backed Subaru PUMA Rallycross Team. Dave Mirra heads up the trio of ...