Wow, Colin McRae tribute parade from nearly 1,100 Subaru Imprezas (photo)

2 09 2008

Unbelievable, a convoy of an estimated 1100 Subaru Imprezas cars stretching 30 miles troop in formation from McRae’s home on Saturday August 30, 2008, in honor of the late Colin McRae. Nine hours and 30 miles later, the party inwards at Prodrive’s headquarters in Banbury, having been cheered along the way by thousands of fans who stood on every unfilled motorway conduit on direct.

“Literally every link had people waving and kindly us along with the execution the Saltire from the railings.” Said Grant Hendry, who led the McRae Gathering party. “It bowed what was an already memorable happening into an indeed amazing and emotional instance.”

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New 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX and WRX STI with 265 Hp engine

31 07 2008

The Subaru Impreza 2009 organize will get a good picked up for 2009, with the 2009 Subaru WRX getting a projected STI-like bump in state to 265 HP and 244 lb-ft of torque. Additionally, it’ll get a totality pile of new suspension tweaks and tunes, an upgraded aero and managing embalm. An additional Impreza’s being added to the bill — it’s the Subaru 2.5 GT and in fairness, it seems more like the 2.5 GT name is being practical to the tide WRX, with the new WRX being the frank “new” car in the cast. That makes the new ‘Rex more or excluding the usual between the old one and the WRX STI. Our crack wisdom and the extensive reporters delivery below the leap.

The suspension has been revised to compose stiffer springs, uprated dampers, greater girder mounts cribbed from the STI and superior opposing-sway bars fore and aft. The Aero wrap is no longer a choice – it’s standard – and includes a STI-inspired framework on both the vehicle and formulate, while the five-door receives the STI’s rear spoiler and underbody diffuser.

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