Andy T. from the mothership sent me this link to Andy Forrest Performance's GC Impreza that ran 8.87 ET @ 164mph on radials this past weekend at Santa Pod Raceway in the United Kingdom. I don't really keep track of Subaru 1/4 mile records, but regardless this car is pretty damn quick for an Impreza. In the video below, watch Andy Forrest bust out a 1.3 second 60 foot. This GC launches like a mad man. NICE job Mr. Forrest!
Everything is nice and big: turbo, intercooler, intake manifold, exhaust, etc. There is no fucking around here and all biz. The transmission is still an H-pattern manual.
The meats look like Mickey Thomson ET Street radials.
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Congratulations Andy Forrest and Steven Darley
For more info and pictures on this car, check out the AFP Website.