Subaru Impreza WRX STI toughness has been verified by breaking the old record by four seconds faster, and also broke the record of the Porsche Panamera Turbo.
Car rides Tommi Mäkinen won seven minutes, 55 seconds. Note that WRC champion four times four seconds faster than ever printed on the 2004 WRX STI on the same circuit. And, more proud again, the record is one second quicker than the Porsche Panamera Turbo (500 hp) driven by Walter Rohrl, Porsche's legendary test driver, although it was not an official test.
Subaru's first time using the Nurburgring at the end of 1980 to evaluate the suspension and tires used Legacy. Impreza WRX had just used it in 1992. At that time records WRX is 8:28,93.
Use of the Nurburgring as a place of examinations subscription for Subaru products because it is known as the toughest racing circuit in the world. This circuit has a length of 20.8 km with more than 160 corners.
"WRX STI is very easily controlled and the handling was very good despite the difficult curves once. I can easily predict their behavior. Self-confidence, which in fact offered a Subaru, "said Tommi.
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