2015 New York International Auto Show: Subaru WRX STI Rallycross

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Subaru and Rallycross are inseparable. This awesome new rally car from Subaru and Vermont Sports Car will compete in Red Bull Global Rallycross and X Games Rallycross.

What Is It?

It’s Subaru’s premier rally car, developed in secret for over a year with Vermont Sports Car, a specialty builder of rally cars.


What Subaru Is Saying

“We made huge strides in durability and competitiveness last season,” stated Vermont SportsCar Team Principal Lance Smith. “The VT15x is almost entirely-new technology. This car is a revolution, not just an evolution.”

“STI is increasing their support of our U.S. based efforts in rallycross. Their expertise and development resources will take our program to an even more competitive level,” stated Rob Weir, Subaru Motorsports Marketing Manager.


What’s New for 2016?

  • 580hp, 2.0-liter Boxer four cylinder
  • 6-speed SADEV® sequential gearbox
  • Rallycross-spec widebody
  • METHOD® Race Wheels
  • 0-60 in just two seconds
  • Meets GRC and FIA Rallycross homologation standards


When Does It Go On Sale?

It won’t, but you can see the car compete in the first round of Red Bull Global Rallycross on May 31, 2015, and the X Games in Austin, Texas on June 5.

Craig Fitzgerald

Craig Fitzgerald

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