The P25 Subaru Impreza restomod will cost £552,000
Confirmation that Prodrive’s very special car will have a very special price
The P25 restomod will cost £552,000, Prodrive has confirmed to TopGear.com. And to pre-empt your next thought, no, you don’t need both kidneys anyway.
Big price for a big car. It of course pays tribute to the glorious Subaru Impreza 22B road car, and Prodrive is working on making it more powerful, lighter and pointier than that iconic original.
Explaining the £460,000 + VAT price, a Prodrive spokersperson told TG: “We've been working on the development of this car for more than 12 months already. It is bespoke: the engine, gearbox, drivetrain and suspension have all been developed specifically for the P25 using the latest technology.
“The bodyshell has been extensively reworked with extensive use of carbon to make it lightweight, and we've applied all our motorsport experience to effectively give it the performance of a tarmac WRC.”
We know it’ll use a 2.5-litre flat-four boxer engine kicking out well over 400bhp, hooked up to a six speed semi-automatic paddle-shift gearbox. And Prodrive boss Dave Richards is confident this thing will be even better than its predecessor.
“We wanted to enhance everything that made that car so special,” he said, “by applying the very latest technology to create our own modern interpretation of a car that’s established a place in motoring history.”
You’ll see it first at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, and after that? With only 25 cars being built at upwards of half a million a pop, maybe not so frequently…
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