STI: this is your life
The hooligan's rallyist brand of choice has a new model. We chart its slidey, gold-wheeled history
Posted: 14 Jan 2014
2004 Impreza S203 STI
This was the Impreza with which Subaru planned to conquer Europe. So it made the STI version Christ-make-it-stop fast. The turbo grew, the exhaust was improved, the engine was balanced, it got a new wind tunnel-tuned aero kit, and there were bucket seats with a dry carbon shell. Weight was kept down to just 1445kg, and all the tunery resulted in 316bhp. Even a Petter Solberg-developed chassis couldn't stop it appearing in ditches across the country...