Our
Partners

VIDEO: Travis Pastrana unleashes custom-built Gymkhana Subaru

Stephen Ottley

By

Tuesday 13th October, 2020 - 9:57am

Share:

Travis Pastrana’s Subaru WRX STI for the next Gymkhana film.

Move over Ford, Subaru is back as the star attraction of the Gymkhana video series.

When Ken Block started his hit viral video Gymkhana series he did it in lightly-modified WRX STI, only to make his high-profile switch to the blue oval for the third installment onwards. But with Block hanging up his helmet (at least for Gymkhana videos) now Subaru has returned with this wild-looking 2020 WRX STI that Travis Pastrana will drive in the 11th Gymkhana film.

Travis Pastrana’s Subaru WRX STI for the next Gymkhana film.

Subaru USA worked with its local rally team, Vermont Sports Cars, and Gymkhana producers, Hoonigan, to create the ultimate WRX STI. Free from any regulations the three parties have come up with this wild machine that features an exhaust popping out of the bonnet and that massive rear wing.

“This STI is unbelievable!” Pastrana said. “We’ve never had the opportunity to do this before, to build a car with no restrictions. Engine, suspension, aero – everything is unlimited, clean sheet. It’s crazy fast, easy to control and get sideways and it was perfect out of the box in testing. Gymkhana is a new challenge for me but I want to raise the bar, and this is the car to do it.”

Travis Pastrana’s Subaru WRX STI for the next Gymkhana film.

Hoonigan is set to release the new Gymkhana by the end of 2020, but the exact timing hasn’t been revealed yet. But Pastrana and Subaru have promised a “new take on the Gymkhana concept.”

Check out this video below to see Pastrana get his first taste of shredding tyres in this wild Subaru.

Speedcafe.com comment policy

Comments require approval before being published. Speedcafe.com reserves the right to deny any post that is abusive or offtopic.

Users are encouraged to flag/report comments which should be removed.

Some comments may require approval before being published which can take up to 48 hours.

For support, please contact [email protected]

Torquecafe.com has been established to provide a daily performance motoring news service to the industry and fans in Australia and internationally.

Newsletter

Subscribe to our daily newsletter, the best way to get your news first, fast, and free!