An Oregon man and two women were driving in a sudden windstorm when a massive pine tree fell on their 2007 Subaru Impreza STI. All three survived, thanks, the owner says, to his car's go-fast modifications.
This is the 2011 Subaru STI A-Line sedan, a turbocharged parts-bin wonder that ditches a clutch pedal in favor of a torque converter and a bunch of whirling clutchpacks. No, you can't buy it here.
This is the 2011 Subaru WRX STI sedan. It's a four-door version of Subaru's legendary rally rocket, and it marks a return to the form factor that made the model famous. Is it any different from its hatchback sibling?
We've got a theory: Subaru uses two teams developing alternating generation platform designs. The teams compete to out-do each other with progressively uglier vehicles. This independently designed WRX STI proves such mustn't be the case.
Late at night, the driver of this Subaru STI swerved to miss a deer, lost control, hit a tree, flipped twice, plowed through a stop sign and another tree. Everyone inside walked away. Mega-gallery below.
This is a damn awesome video of how the guys at Subaru Rally Team USA tear down and build up a stock Subaru WRX STI into a snarling rally beast in about 800 hours of work — all compressed into three minutes. The only thing that would make this better is if it was scored with "Flight of the Bumblebee," as obviously…