The Subaru WRX STI sets record at Nürburgring

The Subaru WRX STI Type RA Nürburgring Nordschleife Special is far from being a standard car, with numerous carbon fiber parts and a boxer engine turbo with 310 HP of power.

Ljapanese firm just set a record for a saloon of four doors in the circuit German Nürburgring Nordschleife with a model specifically adapted for such purpose: Subaru WRX STI Type RA NBR Special.

of course, no cake of a production model, but on the contrary it is a car that has been built by Prodrive and features a roof of carbon fiber, a spoiler n rear carbon fiber, suspensions lowered, Brembo brakes, alloy wheels BBS 19-inch and tires Yokohama Advan Sports.

Under the hood, the conventional engine has been modified to achieve a higher performance. It is a four-cylinder engine 2-0, which produces 600 BHP of power.

This configuration allowed Subaru set a record by achieving complete one lap around the loop north of the loop German in a time of 6:57.5 minutes, setting a new record for a saloon of four doors.

Maybe you wonder that serves to Subaru set a record at the Nürburgring Nordschleife with a car as modified, but the explanation on the part of the japanese firm is simple: to the end of the year will launch a special edition of the WRX which precisely referred to as WRX STI Type RA and this is a way to capture the attention of the public prior to its release.

WRX STI Type RA promises improved performance, as well as driving dynamics, more precise, and an exterior style specific, in addition to a boxer engine turbo 2.5-liter that will produce 310 HP of power, and will be combined with a change manual of six speeds.