1998 Subaru Impreza STI Sold For $ 312,000
A rare Subaru Impreza STI with a mileage of 40 thousand kilometers was sold at the Bring A Trailer auction. The buyer paid $ 312,555 for the car.
The Subaru Impreza 22B STi is a road-going version of the rally car, produced in an edition of 426 vehicles. 399 cars were sold in Japan, and one of them with serial number “156” was brought to the United States in July 2020, serviced, and then put up for sale.
The car is painted in World Rally Blue and has a black and blue interior. As with all 22B models, the aluminum hood has an air intake, the fenders are widened, and a huge rear wing is installed.
Optional equipment includes fog lamps with caps, rear wiper, power-folding side mirrors, red radiator grille emblem, 22B STi boot badge, STi branded exhaust tailpipe, and tinted windows.
The factory-made 17 ” BBS alloy wheels are gold-colored, wrapped in Dunlop Direzza ZII 235/40 tires with production codes 2019. The car is equipped with red STI brake calipers and the suspension contains original Bilstein shock absorbers.
Under the hood is a 2.2-liter turbocharged boxer EJ22G combined with a 5-speed “mechanics”. The four-cylinder engine develops 280 hp. and 363 Nm. The drive is full.
Rare and unusual cars are often found at the Bring A Trailer Auctionskion. For example, in January, they sold an expeditionary version of the 2006 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S. The total cost of the lot was $ 42,500