1997 Subaru Impreza

WRC Ex-McRae/Burns

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1997
  • Car type 
    Saloon
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Prodrive Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Grand Prix, Competition, Touring & Rally Cars and Collectors' Items
Autosport International
National Exhibition Centre
Birmingham
B40 1NT UK

Saturday 10th January 2009

With the introduction of World Rally Car regulations that widened the scope of permissible modifications in the Group A category, the Impreza World Rally Car was born. The special feature of this machine was a body fitted with a blister fender that only barely squeezed into the regulations governing the body of two-door vehicles. However, the most drastic changes were not to the body but in the area around the engine. The engine camshaft, cylinder port and combustion chamber were refined and the capacity of the intercooler was increased. Also, extensions were made to the exhaust manifold. These changes represented a significant improvement over the previous machine. In fact, this car represented a complete change in performance, almost to the extent tha