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UPDATE: the Subaru from ‘Baby Driver’ has sold for $69k

Excellent J-turn lessons not included with this movie star Impreza

After 71 bids, the eBay listing for this 2006 Subaru Impreza WRX has ended, at a whopping $69,100. Whopping, because frankly this car’s not exactly a minter.

The original colour was grey, but someone’s decided to respray it bright red. Another person then decided to take Subaru’s famous all-wheel drive, decide they knew better, and throw the front half of the driving components in the skip. So it’s now rear-wheel drive. Oh, and the seller admits there a few dings and scratches and no warranty. 

There is a very good reason for this Impreza’s unimpressive condition, and the fact it’s sold for $69k. It was the hero stunt car used to make this year’s best film, in TopGear.com’s humble opinion: Baby Driver. And if you’ve seen the film, and the improbable stunts pulled by this very car in the stunning opening sequence, you’ll agree this thing’s a bargain. And quite lucky to still be in one drivable piece. 

Sixty-nine thousand dollars for a 158,000-mile Scoob that probably isn’t really very insurable probably doesn’t strike you as a must-have dream garage entrant, but for launching the coolest movie of 2017, and the best motoring flick since, er, Drive, a good buy. Just don’t drive it like you’ve seen Baby do it. Needs practice, that. And the right choice of backing music.

Click here to read Top Gear’s review of Baby Driver.

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