• Nov 3rd 2009 at 5:40PM
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Ken Block Subaru TRAX STI - Click above for high-res image gallery

Way back in April, we got tipped off to a video of a lifted and tracked Subaru WRX STI conquering the snowy climes of... somewhere. Before we caught a glimpse of the graphics and competition number, we knew who was behind it: Ken Block. Now, over six months later, the driving deity and snowboard virtuoso has unleashed his latest creation onto the masses in Las Vegas.

Created by the rally experts at Vermont SportsCar, the TRAX STI has been fitted with a set of EXE-TC Group N competition dampers, the aforementioned tank tracks and a modified 2.5-liter boxer four putting out around 400 hp through a KAPS five-speed dog 'box. Despite it's towering presence, it's a relatively mild tune, but it's thoroughly awesome in person, particularly with the four-person sleigh in tow. The only question now is: When will we see a video of Block being pulled behind the TRAX through the backcountry? We'll gladly volunteer to man the helm.

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      • 5 Years Ago
      oh yeah
      • 5 Years Ago
      2 words (actually 3) BAD EFFIN ASS!!!!!! that thing look like it can carry a massive launcher n kill any1 it sees on desert and snow. That is what the army should consider using as an army vehicle. I mean if that thing can go over waters.....amen. But all of that is just my child hood dreams prob never gonna happen. Go ken block make some more crazy stuff.
        • 5 Years Ago
        I feel like I had this G.I. Joe vehicle when I was younger.

        Fantasy come to life. Love it!
      • 5 Years Ago
      Ultimate snowmobile, anyone?
      • 5 Years Ago
      "no drooling"
      Would love to get a ride though
      • 5 Years Ago
      • 5 Years Ago
      Ken Block is the new Batman. "Where does he get those fabulous toys?!"

      Seriously, the guy's becoming an underground pop culture superhero. If he can compete in World Rally, a "DC" comic deal will be in order. Oh, the irony...
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