[YesAuto Featured Races] Subaru hired the driver Mark Higgins in 2011 to drive the Subaru Impreza WRC STI for a 60-kilometer speed challenge on the TT Mountain Course stage of the Isle of Man TT circuit, and set a record of 19 minutes and 56 seconds. 7 records. Not long ago, driver Mark Higgins and Subaru collaborated again, driving Subaru's US-standard 2015 WRX STI to challenge the previous record.
The US version of the new WRX STI uses a 2.5-liter horizontally opposed four-cylinder turbocharged engine, with a maximum power of 305 horsepower and a peak torque of 393 Nm, with a six-speed manual transmission. In terms of handling, this car is equipped with Symmetrical AWD full-time four-wheel drive system and DCCD torque distribution system.
In order to better meet the challenge and safety, this WRX STI has strengthened the shock absorber and installed a roll cage, multi-point seat belt and fire extinguisher. In the end, it set a new record for the TT Mountain Course stage in 19 minutes and 26 seconds (nearly 30 seconds faster than before), with an average speed of 187.3km/h.