less than a month Ago Mark Higgins and the Subaru WRX STI returning to the old ways and trying to overcome his record in the Isle of Man. They had planned three attempts to beat, although the latter were not able to carry it out by an accident in the motorcycle trial. Nor did lack, as in the second attempt got a time of 17 minutes and 35 seconds, beating the 19 minutes and 26 seconds made in 2014.
The WRX STI prepared by Prodrive is equipped with a boxer engine of 2.0 liters and develops 600 HP and 542 Nm of power. This machine has achieved an average speed of 207,17 km/h during the 59,54 kilometers (37 miles) from the Isle of Man, overcoming the 187,44 km/h is made in 2014. We are not strange taking into account that the vehicles weighs in at just 1,200 kg and has a tune up special for the event.
Now we can finally see as it was this record from within. Thanks to a video captured from a camera onboard within the Subaru WRX STI can be seen as Mark Higgins takes you to the limit of the vehicle. This specimen, which is capable of doing the 0-100 km/h in 2.5 seconds, reaches speeds of 290 km/h during the record. A demonstration fast-paced cold-blooded and do a good job, avoiding mistakes that would lead to a worsening of the time.
is Also influenced by the fact that the WRX STI will mount tires Dunlop type slick or a active aerodynamic, which allowed Higgins to modify the rear wing to achieve a higher speed on the straights. In short, a record to remember and that we will be able to enjoy all the times that we want to thank you this video of 20 minutes that gives us a Subaru.
Source – Subaru
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