The Australian division of Subaru start accepting orders for the rally modification sedan WRX STi . The machine is built according to the new class of NR4, approved by the International Automobile Federation (FIA). 2.5-liter engine it replaced by a two-liter unit.
The power of the motor is not disclosed. The 2.5-liter engine produces the civil version of the 300 horsepower. In addition, the rally version WRX STI added FIA approved roll cage.
More details about the car are unknown. It reported only that it is available in two colors – blue and white. Its value ranges from 38 thousand Australian dollars ($ 28,000). Delivery of customer teams in the price is not included.
Further refinement rally car can do the recommended Subaru company Possum Bourne Motor Sport, founded by a former member of New Zealander Possum Bourne WRC. The company is preparing the car, mainly for the local rally championship.
How many cars will cost with all modifications, is not specified. For example, the cost WRX STi, NR4 built according to the requirements of the British team JRM, is at least 99 000 995 pounds ($ 155,830).
Rally modification Subaru WRX STi, made by the new requirements FIA, allowed to participate in the WRC2 championships and ERC2. NR4 group was approved this year after the unification of class N and R4. Machinery Class R4 to be phased out of the competition. Prepared under the new rules WRX STi can participate in WRC2 ERC and already in the course of the season.