Posted Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 11:57pm
Travis Pastrana is stepping into Ken Block’s driver seat for the next installment of the Gymkhana series, and he’s got a uniquely modified Subaru WRX STI to do the job. Subaru worked with Vermont SportsCar to build the car specifically to do exciting things on video, rather than needing to comply with any racing series’ rules.
Subaru isn’t offering too many technical details about the Gymkhana WRX STI. The company confirms that it uses a custom-made boxer engine with exhausts that exit out of the hood. An overhauled suspension has a longer travel than stock. The carbon fiber body features massive fenders, a huge wing, and a gigantic diffuser.
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Posted Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 10:04pm
The current Subaru WRX was introduced back in 2014 and is feeling a bit long in the tooth based on its rough NVH, stiff ride, and dated interior. These spy shots we just snapped reveal that Subaru’s not sleeping on the job, though. This is our first glimpse of the 2022 Subaru WRX that’s due to arrive next year.
Posted Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 9:59pm
Subaru’s desire to return to the world rally stage has led to the development of a small hot hatch, leaning on its relationship with Toyota. Subaru is rumoured to be entering the 2022 World Rally Championship – marking a return to the top echelon if the sport after an absence of more than a decade – and it could be with a new hot hatch based on a Toyota. The company’s desire… Read More →
Posted Monday, August 31, 2020 at 11:06pm
I was fortunate to be able to do 2 really cool things this weekend.. I got to drive the rally car (117 events in the right seat but 1st in the left) and I also got to race with my son Spencer codriving. My sincere gratitude to Whiskers and the crew, and all the people that made this weekend possible. It was a very special one. Here are some pics… Read More →
Posted Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 1:20am
The tenth Gymkhana film was released a bit over a year ago to great fanfare. Ken Block has been releasing these automotive shenanigans videos since 2008’s iconic Gymkhana Practice was uploaded to YouTube. That original video has over 16 million views and it knocked me square on my ass when I first saw it. After having done pretty much everything in a car in pretty much every locale you could want to… Read More →
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Posted Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 11:00pm
In case you haven’t heard, Ken Block won’t be driving in the next Gymkhana video. Instead, his pal and human… Read More →
Posted Monday, October 19, 2020 at 10:59pm
Subaru won’t be back to racking up record U.S. sales for at least two more years. That’s the warning from… Read More →
Posted Monday, October 19, 2020 at 10:56pm
Petter Solberg was fourth in the championship chase following round 10 of 14 – he’d retired after running out of… Read More →
Posted Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 10:30pm
I could give you the spiel about my love of the vanlife concept—I’ve wanted to do it since before Instagram… Read More →
Posted Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 10:24pm
The Gymkhana series is back for an eleventh installment with a new driver but a very familiar marque. Pro racer… Read More →