VT7r – 2007 Open Class Rally Car

The Vermont SportsCar prepared Open Class 2007 Subaru Impreza WRX STI was used by Subaru Rally Team USA drivers Travis Pastrana and Ken Block through late 2006 and all of 2007. The 2006 X Games was the first X Games to feature rally car racing, and was the debut event for the VT7r, where Pastrana narrowly defeated Subaru teammate Colin McRae to earn a Gold medal. Pastrana won the 2006 and 2007 Rally America National Championship in a VT7r as well as the aforementioned Gold plus Bronze medals at the 2006 and 2007 ESPN X Games. 

ENGINE
Turbocharged and intercooled, horizontally opposed 4 cylinder
HP/TQ: 300hp/400lb-ft (with Rally America Open Class mandated 34mm restrictor)

WEIGHT
2800lbs 

ENGINE MANAGEMENT
MOTEC ECU with GEMS co-driver display

TRANSMISSION
KAPS 5-speed dog engagement 

DRIVE SYSTEM
Programmable DCCD (Driver Controlled Center Differential) ECU

SHOCK ABSORBERS
Ohlins  – with Pressure Sensitive Damping/Hydraulic Bump Stop

BRAKES (gravel spec)
AP/STI Gravel rally brakes

EXHAUST SYSTEM
Stainless steel 3 inch, quick change

TIRES
BFGoodrich Rally Tires

RADIO EQUIPMENT
Kenwood

WHEELS
Work 15×7 Gravel 

FUEL CELL
Premier 88 liter under floor fuel cell

ROLL CAGE / SHELL PREP
Seam welded shell
FIA Group N roll cage 

SEATS
Recaro SPA ProRacer w/Hans

LIGHTS
PIAA HID driving lights housed in carbon fiber light pod

INTERIOR 
Carbon fiber dash with anti-glare coating
Carbon fiber door cards
Carbon fiber co-driver footrest
Sabelt harnesses
Hydraulic Handbrake
Coralba C-Giant rally computer

BODY
STI roof scoop
1/4 inch Aluminum sump guard
Carbon Kevlar underfloor protection

MISC
STI increased durability Driveshafts
STI Quick Ratio Steering Rack (2.5 to 1)
STI increased durability Front Hubs
STI high pressure power steering pump
Cusco Lateral Links and Trailing links

DIFFERENTIALS
Cusco (front and rear)

2007 VT7R Mud Bath
2007 VT7R Interior Dash
2007 VT7R Snodrift Spray
2007 VT7R Exterior Front
2007 VT7R Interior Driver Seat
2007 VT7R Interior Center Console
2007 VT7R NEFR Jump
2007 VT7R Interior Cockpit