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Subaru will bring six customized WRX STIs to SEMA


Subaru has announced its posse for the 2010 SEMA Show with the guest of honor being the "Fastest STI Ever," the record breaking Nurburgring Subaru WRX STI driven by Tommi Makinen. This STI lapped the Nurburgring in 7:55:00. Altogether, Subaru will be bringing six customized versions of the Impreza WRX STI , each with its own flair for design.

Trailing behind the limelight centered on the fastest STI will be Travis Pastrana’s World Record Setting WRX STI, Get More G’s Subaru Performance Tuning WRX STI 2010, Kicker Audio WRX STI, K&N Performance WRX STI, and Subiefest Best of Show Winner – Jamarri Whiteside – 2006 WRX STI.

The vehicles won’t be the only ones in attendance as SRT USA drivers Travis Pastrana and Dave Mirra will be on hand on November 2nd and November 3rd from 1pm-2pm to sign autographs. Four-time World Rally Champion Tommi Makinen will also be making an appearance.

"SEMA is the pinnacle of the aftermarket tuning world and the perfect place to show our new line of SPT parts," said Charlie Fishman, national accessory manager, Subaru of America, Inc. "With the launch of the new 2011 Impreza WRX and WRX STI, Subaru is having a record year for Subaru Genuine Parts and SPT accessory sales. The launch of the 4-door WRX STI has rekindled interest for the 2011 SEMA Show."

Press release after the jump.

Press release

Subaru of America, Inc. has teamed with its motorsports partners, tuners and enthusiasts to showcase the latest available Subaru Genuine Parts and Subaru Performance Tuning Accessories at the 2010 SEMA show. Subaru will also display the "Fastest STI Ever," the record breaking Nurburgring Subaru WRX STI that lapped the Ring in 7:55:00. The SEMA show will run November 2-5 2010 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Vehicles to be displayed include:

  • Tommi Makinen’s Nurburgring Fastest Lap WRX STI
  • SRT USA Driver Travis Pastrana’s World Record Setting WRX STI
  • Get More G’s Subaru Performance Tuning WRX STI 2010
  • Kicker Audio WRX STI
  • K&N Performance WRX STI
  • Subiefest Best of Show Winner – Jamarri Whiteside – 2006 WRX STI

"SEMA is the pinnacle of the aftermarket tuning world and the perfect place to show our new line of SPT parts," said Charlie Fishman, national accessory manager, Subaru of America, Inc. "With the launch of the new 2011 Impreza WRX and WRX STI, Subaru is having a record year for Subaru Genuine Parts and SPT accessory sales. The launch of the 4-door WRX STI has rekindled interest for the 2011 SEMA Show."

In addition to the vehicle displays, SRT USA drivers Travis Pastrana and Dave Mirra will be on hand to sign autographs at the booth between 1 — 2 PM on November 2 and November 3rd. Four-time World Rally Champion Tommi Makinen will also attend the SEMA show this year.



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The Crawford Performance Unlimited Class Time Attack WRX STI features a purpose-built 500-hp version of the Billet SR6 2.65-liter Subaru race engine, producing a staggering 500 lb-ft of torque.

This special 2009 Subaru WRX STI also receives a custom carbon-fiber hood and rear spoiler along with a chin spoiler, mesh grille and exhaust finishers sold as STI accessories.

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