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[VIDEO] Subaru WRX STI gets tested for its practicality
A new test drive with the Subaru WRX STI is showing the performance sedan in a whole new light as the model is being tested for its practicality.
Despite being unveiled quite some time ago, the Subaru WRX STI is still being tested out by automotive journalists from all over the world and the newest review of the vehicle is coming from Carbuyer, as Rebecca Jackson is trying to figure out how practical this model really is.
The firm and stable ride can be enjoyed by the driver but how will the wife and children feel when going over speed bumps? These are some of the questions Rebecca is trying to answer, so scroll down and click the play button in order to find out more about this model
The Subaru WRX STI is taking its power from a 2.5 liter four-cylinder turbocharged boxer engine. The unit is rated at 306 HP (227 kW) at 6,000 rpm and 393 Nm (290 lb-ft) of torque, available at 4,000 rpm. Power is being sent to the symmetrical all-wheel drive system through a 6-speed manual transmission which is allowing the model to accelerate up to a top speed of 264 km/h (164 mph).
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