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The guys who run Nihon Car (née Nihon Car & Bike) were able to get seat time in Subaru's latest limited-edition street-legal rally car, the Impreza WRX STI Type RA-R. Only 300 of the backroads bombers are being produced, and they're only being sold in Japan. Fortunately, the boys at Nihon are there to bring the goods to us Western folk via the Internet.

Their video review of the car is embedded after the jump. and hearing the RA-R's WRC-style exhaust note made us want to dial up Shatner for help in Pricelining our way over to Japan, pronto. Alas, that's not in the cards, so we'll live vicariously through Nihon Car. Their full review is here, and they have a photo gallery of their yellow tester that's car porn of the first order. Highly recommended.

To watch the video, follow the jump. Nihon Car also has a streamable and downloadable HD version of it on their site

[Source: Nihon Car]

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    • 1 Second Ago
      • 8 Years Ago
      As if the Subaru Impreza WRX STi name wasn't long enough, you had to go and add some more.

      "Hey, nice car. What is it?"
      "It's a Subaru Impreza WRX STi spec. C TYPE RA-R."

      "Uh-huh. And all I've got is a Honda Civic,"
      • 8 Years Ago
      I'm sure the journalist's english is better than my french (and probably my spanish too - I'm a little rusty). I'll take any info on the WRX in whatever language, with or without accent - thanks for the info.
      • 8 Years Ago
      When is the Subaru WRX STi spec C Type RA-R ver XrV-2 going to be out?
      • 8 Years Ago
      HAHA nj
      • 8 Years Ago
      I wanted to smack that guy speaking. I thought he was speaking French, half way through I realized it was English.
      • 8 Years Ago
      Yes Sorry I am French, shame on me, I should have born American or British... Too bad but I am French...

      • 8 Years Ago
      You should have written GA-G...
      • 8 Years Ago
      Can we have even more acronyms already!?!?!? I'd love to see the badge on that one...
      • 8 Years Ago
      Hey it doesn't have that hideous spoiler on the back.
      • 8 Years Ago
      What a great looking Subaru WRX STi spec C TYPE RA-R
      I hope the Subaru WRX STi spec C TYPE RA-R will be available here. The color on the Subaru WRX STi spec C TYPE RA-R is really nice to.