Record-setting Subaru WRX STI – Click above to enlarge
At this year's SEMA
will be showing off its latest crop of Genuine and Performance Tuning parts, as well as the newly refreshed 2011 Impreza WRX
and WRX STI
. Six show cars will be on display, including Tommi Makinen's record-breaking WRX STI
that lapped the Nürburgring in just 7:55:00
In addition to Makinen's STI, Travis Pastrana's New Year's Eve jump car will be showcased, as well as some Imprezas
tuned by the folks at Get More Gs, Kicker Audio and K&N Performance. Subaru's
national accessory manager, Charlie Fishman, says that the automaker "is having a record year for Subaru Genuine Parts and SPT accessory sales," thanks in part to the introduction of the new WRX
and WRX STI. For the full details, follow the jump for Subaru's press blast.
Photos copyright ©2010 Zach Bowman / AOL
Subaru Launches Custom Performance Cars at 2010 SEMA Show
- US Debut of Record Setting Nurburgring STI
- Travis Pastrana New Year's Eve Jump Car
CHERRY HILL, N.J., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. has teamed with its motorsports partners, tuners and enthusiasts to showcase the latest available Subaru Genuine Parts and Subaru Performance Tuning Accessories at the 2010 SEMA show. Subaru will also display the "Fastest STI Ever," the record breaking Nurburgring Subaru WRX STI that lapped the Ring in 7:55:00. The SEMA show will run November 2-5 2010 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Vehicles to be displayed include:
* Tommi Makinen's Nurburgring Fastest Lap WRX STI
* SRT USA Driver Travis Pastrana's World Record Setting WRX STI
* Get More G's Subaru Performance Tuning WRX STI 2010
* Kicker Audio WRX STI
* K&N Performance WRX STI
* Subiefest Best of Show Winner – Jamarri Whiteside – 2006 WRX STI
"SEMA is the pinnacle of the aftermarket tuning world and the perfect place to show our new line of SPT parts," said Charlie Fishman, national accessory manager, Subaru of America, Inc. "With the launch of the new 2011 Impreza WRX and WRX STI, Subaru is having a record year for Subaru Genuine Parts and SPT accessory sales. The launch of the 4-door WRX STI has rekindled interest for the 2011 SEMA Show."
In addition to the vehicle displays, SRT USA drivers Travis Pastrana and Dave Mirra will be on hand to sign autographs at the booth between 1 -- 2 PM on November 2 and November 3rd. Four-time World Rally Champion Tommi Makinen will also attend the SEMA show this year.