2018 Subaru WRX STI S208

Oct 30, 2017

Category: Rides

Subaru’s WRX STI is legendary in both the worlds of street and rally racing. Sure, it’s no Ferrari, but the little performance sedan is as nimble and mean as reasonably priced sedans get. And now the brand has announced a new more-powerful range-topping special edition version called the S208.

Limited to just 450 examples, this peppy rally-ready racer boasts a horsepower of 329 – beating out the 2018 US-spec version despite the fact that it’s actually running on a 2.0-liter turbo engine rather than a 2.5. It also offers an impressive torque output of over 318 foot-pounds, which is especially exciting when you add on the fact that this car is also equipped with Subaru’s newer more performance-focused AWD system – what the brand calls a DampMatic II front suspension system and active torque vectoring both front and rear. The only downside: these sedans will be exclusively sold in the Japanese market. Still, we bet anyone with enough gumption could get one shipped over to the States. Prices start at just over $55,000.

Purchase: $55,000+

More From Rides

Featured Image

Polaris’ 203HP Street-Legal Go-Karts Get A Suite Of Upgrades For 2020

Bridging the gap between futuristic aesthetics and functional performance.

Posted By

Jan 17, 2020

Featured Image

Droog Morphs A Zero Electric Moto Into A Post-Apocalyptic City Scrambler

A wasteland-ready two-wheeled EV with the brand's signature aggressive styling.

Posted By

Jan 16, 2020

Featured Image

Hookie’s Latest Bike Is A Minimalist & Modernized All-Black ’80s Yamaha

Pared-down cafe tracker perfect for urban exploration.

Posted By

Jan 16, 2020

Featured Image

Audi’s Twin-Turbo V8 SQ8 & SQ7 SUVs Are Coming To The USA For 2020

Equipped with a capable 500-horsepower power plant.

Posted By

Jan 16, 2020

Featured Image

The Lucid Air Is A Luxurious 200MPH Tesla Killer With A 400-Mile Range

Three years after its debut Lucid's Air sedan is slated for production.

Posted By

Jan 17, 2020

Featured Image

The 13 Toughest Motor Races On Earth

A baker's dozen of the world's most grueling and intense motorsport competitions.

Posted By

Jan 15, 2020