Time attack cars are a different breed of machine. The rules regarding power and bodywork aren't nearly as strict as in other series, meaning builders can create some truly over-the-top machines. One such example is this wild 2002 Subaru Impreza WRX.
Built to race in Global Time Attack's Limited class, this WRX has received an extensive list of upgrades to make it worthy of track duty. According to the owner, the turbocharged EJ207 flat-four under the hood has been stroked to 2.2 liters, and now makes between 450 and 500 horsepower. It also has a full roll cage, a stripped interior, bucket seats, and a digital gauge cluster. The real story, though, is in the aerodynamics. In addition to the big rear spoiler and widebody fenders, the owner has mounted two massive wings that stick out a foot on either side of the front bumper. It looks like an airplane, but for the ground.
Speed Academy on YouTube got a chance to drive the car at Subie Meet 2019 at Toronto Motorsports Park recently, and found the brakes strong and the grip immense. The host didn't seem to account for the widened footprint, however, clipping a pylon on track and damaging the right-side wing up front. Nothing some duct tape and super glue can't fix.
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