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The Subaru STI E-RA Concept Is A 1,073-HP EV That's Meant To Break Lap Records

The Subaru STI E-RA Concept Is A 1,073-HP EV That’s Meant To Break Lap Records

Here’s to hoping it also becomes a production hypercar

Subaru’s STI division has unveiled the STI E-RA Concept, an electric (EV) supercar that was designed with a single purpose in mind—to break lap records. And its name indeed says it all because E-RA actually stands for Electric Record Attempt.

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The Coolest Cars in the World

The Coolest Cars in the World

Here’s a list of some of the coolest cars of 2021

If you are in the market for a car, you will be surprised at the number of offerings you get in every single segment. Right from your Nissan Versa to a Ferrari F8 Tributo; there is competition in every segment. Whether you’re into classic cars, imported models or luxury items, you will be spoilt for choices. But, not every car you see is a cool one. There are a number of factors in determining whether a car is cool or not. There’s the exterior, the interior, the performance, and most importantly, it’s every individual’s opinion. You may or may not agree with some of the entries here, but here’s a look at the coolest cars of 2021.

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Watch Two Tuned Performance Wagons Go For The Kill In Epic Series Of Races

Watch Two Tuned Performance Wagons Go For The Kill In Epic Series Of Races

A Volkswagen Golf R Estate takes on an old-school Subaru WRX STI wagon on the drag strip

There are some performance wagons in the market today, like the Audi RS6 Avant, the Mercedes-AMG C63 Estate, and even the upcoming BMW M3 Touring. But, scout deeper and you’ll find loads of aftermarket performance wagons. Jamie from ‘Officially Gassed – OG’ found two hot ones and decided to pit them against each other. These are the Subaru WRX STI Wagon, which has been here before, and the Volkswagen Golf R Estate. They both make around 500 horses each and come with a ton of mods. Which wagon are you rooting for?

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JDM Drag Race: 495 HP Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 7 Versus 488 HP Subaru Impreza WRX STI

JDM Drag Race: 495 HP Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 7 Versus 488 HP Subaru Impreza WRX STI

Two modified rally legends go head to head on the drag strip

Whether it’s between stock or modified cars, drag racing is always a good way to pit two (or more) machines against each other. It’s even more epic when said machines are some of the biggest rivals in rallying history. Today’s dose of drag racing comes from the YouTube channel Officially Gassed and is between a modified Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution and a modified Subaru Impreza WRX STI with about the same power.

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Ken Block's 2002 Subaru WRX STi Is For Sale, And You Know You Want It

Ken Block’s 2002 Subaru WRX STi Is For Sale, And You Know You Want It

That could turn out a very valuable car in a decade from now

Ken Block is selling his 2002 WRX STi. Mind you, the car has a lot of emotional baggage as it’s the one that helped Block secure his first rally victory back in 2006 and the same he used to jump 171 feet on Stunt Junkies.

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The 862-Horsepower Subaru WRX STI From Gymkhana Was a Masterpiece of Modern Engineering

The 862-Horsepower Subaru WRX STI From Gymkhana Was a Masterpiece of Modern Engineering

These videos are the perfect Gymkhana documentaries

We can safely say that each and every Gymkhana car used so far in the installment was downright bonkers. No exception. However, as Ken Block traded places with Travis Pastrana for Gymkhana 2020, Subaru responded by dialing up the WRX STI to eleven… thousand.

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Gymkhana 2020 Proves Nobody Can Do it Like Ken Block

Gymkhana 2020 Proves Nobody Can Do it Like Ken Block

However, a super-sub like Travis Pastrana still manages to get our blood pumping

For 2020, Ken Block is letting Gymkhana in the hands of Travis Pastrana, who took up the challenge in an otherworldly 862-horsepower WRX STI turned up to eleven with active aero and enlarged engine displacement.

Travis Pastrana himself is no stranger to the world of racing of the X-Games, motocross, supercross and rally ilk but Gymkhana is no walk in the park either as you’re about to see from Pastrana’s facial expressions during the run.

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Travis Pastrana's 862HP Subaru WRX STI Gymkhana Car Is Out of this World

Travis Pastrana’s 862HP Subaru WRX STI Gymkhana Car Is Out of this World

Is this the wildest WRX STI... in the world?

Gymkhana Takeover featuring Travis Pastrana is coming soon and to build up some hype, the Hoonigans just dropped a video showcasing the rad Subaru WRX STI that’s going to burn rubber for our delight.

It turns out, however, that the video encapsulates a teaser for the upcoming Gymkhana installment. We won’t be complaining, though, as this is likely the very best dose of goodness to kick off the week.

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2020 Subaru Gymkhana STI

2020 Subaru Gymkhana STI

There’s a new kid on the Gymkhana block and it comes from Subaru

Travis Pastrana will be taking the reins from Ken Block in Gymkhana 11, Subaru sniffed out the opportunity and that’s how the one-off, bare-carbon Gymkhana STI was born.

Subaru and Gymkhana are no strangers to each other, as the first two instalments saw Ken Block smoke the living rubber out of a WRX STI. After a long collabo with Ford, the Gymkhana franchise is back to its roots and we absolutely love what we’re seeing.

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Two Legends Come Together as Chris Harris Gets Behind the Wheel Of Colin McRae's WRC Subaru Impreza

Two Legends Come Together as Chris Harris Gets Behind the Wheel Of Colin McRae’s WRC Subaru Impreza

Few lucky people got to drive the 1995 championship-winning Subaru Impreza once raced by Colin McRae

We are well accustomed to Chris Harris getting his groove on inside some of the world’s most fascinating cars, but this particular video bit will also hit rally enthusiasts right in the feel because it features a legendary car belonging to a legendary driver.

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Subaru Brings Back Legendary Blue-and-Gold Livery but You Won't See It in WRC

Subaru Brings Back Legendary Blue-and-Gold Livery but You Won’t See It in WRC

Impreza rally cars will use these colors in the U.S. Rally Championship and in Rallycross

The last time Subaru shone brightly in the World Rally Championship, a scarcely-believable 16 years ago to be precise, Petter Solberg drove a blob-eye Impreza covered in blue and the golden logo of the company to take the world championship home to Norway. Now, those colors are back, but only to Rally America and various Rallycross events that Subaru competes in.

It’s been a long time coming but it’s finally happening: Subaru of America announced that the works racing outfit, Subaru Motorsports will compete in 2019 proudly displaying the classic Subaru World Rally Team colors. The design has been tweaked to keep up with the changes that occurred to the Subaru badge itself but, otherwise, it’s the same livery that was rocked by the GC and GD Imprezas of old.

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Ex-McRae Impreza stars in Girardo & Co's Christmas Video

Ex-McRae Impreza stars in Girardo & Co’s Christmas Video

Everybody seems to be trying to get their Christmas trees home in wacky vehicles this year

We’ve already seen a number of videos this holiday season where companies show off their most outrageous Christmas tree carriers. GIrardo & Co., a company that specializes in the sale of rare vintage and modern machinery, tried their hand at this kind of video too. Their vehicle of choice? A 1997 WRC-spec Subaru Impreza formerly driven by the late Colin McRae.

Colin McRae was the only driver part of the Subaru World Rally Team that drove in each of the 14 rounds of the 1997 season. He won five rallies that year, including all of the last three, but ultimately fell short of winning the title, gathering 62 points to Tommi Makinen’s tally of... 63 points. The Impreza you see here is the car he piloted in the grueling Safari Rally which he and Nicky Grist won ahead of Richard Burns and six-time Kenyan Rally Championship winner Ian Duncan.

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