The Subaru Impreza campaigned by Richard Burns and Robert Reid in the 2000 Planet Rally Championship sold for a lot more than $865,000 final 7 days, turning out to be the most up-to-date significant-profile Subaru to convey in big revenue on a collector car or truck auction web-site.
“Chassis No. 11 was acquired instantly from the finish line of the 2000 Community Q Rally GB immediately after getting pushed to outright victory by the late, fantastic Richard Burns, therefore preserving its originality,” the listing on Accumulating Vehicles states. “It has been in the recent personal assortment for practically a few decades, mechanically recommissioned, and has been employed for a quantity of demonstration gatherings to present off its outstanding effectiveness and patina.”
There had been number of other aspects integrated in the listing, but chassis No. 11’s racing pedigree is effectively-documented. Homologation cars like this 1 utilized engines that had been relatively shut to showroom spec, and the course restrictions for 2000 permitted the WRX to make a relatively delicate three hundred horsepower. Burns’ 2000 period was hamstrung by an accident at Rally Finland that in the long run took him out of championship competition, but the car or truck by itself was a lot more than aggressive.
This just isn’t the first significant-profile Subaru auction to fetch a balanced six-figure sum in 2021. A 1998 22b STI sold for a lot more than $310,000 on Deliver a Trailer in April.
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