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Subaru WRX STI Powered ATV!

Published by on Oct 20th, 2007, 11 Comments

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A quad-bike with a turbocharged Subaru Impreza WRX STi engine? We’ve seen some crazy stuff here at Car Blog but this “thing” is totally nuts and we want one ASAP! The hand made ATV (All-Terrain-Vehicle) was built by a Ken Brough, a New-Zealander who describes himself as “a 50-year-old with petrol in my veins”.

The insane quad-bike, which Ken calls the STiATV, is fitted with a 90′s Subaru Impreza WRX Sti engine and a 5-speed gearbox using a clutch assembly from a 1.8-litre Leone. We don’t have any acceleration or horsepower figures but Ken supports that the STiATV weighs a mere 530 kg (1,168 pounds) so performance is definitely not a problem. What may create a few problems is the weight distribution of the AWD quad as it’s split 70/30 between the front and rear end. However, that’s something we could live with. What’s really bad is that, despite his efforts, Ken couldn’t get the STiATV approved for road use in New Zealand.

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[...] Check it out! While looking through the blogosphere we stumbled on an interesting post today.Here’s a quick excerptA quad-bike with a turbocharged Subaru Impreza WRX STi engine? We’ve seen some crazy stuff here at Carscoop but this “thing” is totally nuts and we want one ASAP! The hand made ATV (All-Terrain-Vehicle) was built by a Ken Brough, … [...]

October 20, 2007 7:12 pm Reply

aj exum

how much does the sti atv cost? and are they availabe in the US

October 25, 2007 8:08 pm Reply

Subaru WRX STI-Powered ATV Video

[...] Ok, it’s one thing looking at pictures of Ken Brough’s awesome hand-built ATV (or Quad-Bike) that’s powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine from a Subaru Impreza WRX STi but seeing and hearing it in live action, is something else. Once you’re finished watching the video (don’t be shy, do it more than once, we did) you can click here and read the story behind this invigorating Quad. [...]

November 12, 2007 3:15 pm Reply

pj

good! my car would piss it tho!

November 23, 2007 12:32 pm Reply

curt bob

how much does one of these atvs cost
and are you guys making more

December 2, 2007 7:57 pm Reply

Theo

This is realy extraordinary, look at the latest “side by side with 13″ beadlock rims, complete colour coded to match complete racing outfit.

March 10, 2008 10:19 pm Reply

car tracker

This is great – a Turbocharged ATV! Looks great too, but can it go off road or is it just a pure on road speed machine?

March 24, 2008 3:07 pm Reply

Philadelphia

Eat a third and drink a third and leave the remaining third of your stomach empty. Then, when you get angry, there will be sufficient room for your rage.

May 21, 2008 8:55 am Reply

Pete

This is a fantastic piece of engineering!

And it looks amazing…

January 16, 2009 2:54 am Reply

Stephen

Hi i have seen the video of this(STI ATV) about 100 times,what is the whistle after the blow off valve? Is it the the BOV? If so what brand is it. If someone could help me plese do.

January 31, 2009 2:40 am Reply

ben

hi m8 i need to get one of these, get the darn thing sold, sell it to me

October 2, 2009 6:19 pm Reply
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