[If a Subaru and an Evo can get along, so can we all. Photo Credit: Getty Images, Juha Kankkunen in the Subaru and Tommi Makkinen in the Mitsubishi at the 2000 Rally Sweden pictured.]
China has some of the most brutal rallies in existence, and it's not hard to see why. A lot of it has to do with the rough roads they run on. Here's a constantly twisty road that straddles drop-offs on both sides. Consequences for turning the wrong way are pretty high.
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.
The folks at SUBARU Tecnica International (STI) have prepped a Subaru WRX STI for the 24 Hours of Nurburgring endurance race. Watch out Nordschleife because something AWD this way comes.
Subaru may pull its support from the World Rally Championship for 2009, joining Suzuki as yet another Japanese automaker planing to leave the series.
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…
If the previous generations were any indication, you'd expect an even more hardcore version of the Subaru Impreza WRX STI to be on the way in the form of a Subaru Impreza WRX STI Spec C. And breathe. Yes, which each new name expansion, the humble Impreza becomes mutated progressively more into a merciless monster.…