Do you remember the Subaru Impreza WRX driven by actor Ansel Elgort in the movie ‘Runaway Rhythm’? The model starred in chase scenes after a bank robbery early in the career. And now, one of the units used in the record is being auctioned. online.
Watch the Subaru Impreza WRX chase scenes in the movie ‘Run Away’:
The car, manufactured in 2006, was modified by AllPro Subaru, which specializes in branded vehicles, to perform in the queue. The model received a 2.5 turbo engine with 300 hp from the WRX STI, with forged pistons. In the transmission, new front and rear differentials were installed, as well as a powerful clutch.
The changes also include a hydraulic handbrake, to aid in manoeuvrability drift. Finally, inside, the Impreza received a set of instruments also from the WRX STI version. The seats are covered in black leather.
The car has documents confirming participation in the film ‘Em rhythm of escape’
To confirm the authenticity of the car, which is important in this type of business, the seller provides interested parties with documents related to the restoration work, an interview with the pilot Jeremy Fry, who actually drove the car in the chase events, and photos from the records.
The online auction in which the Subaru Impreza is being offered ends next Monday (20). Currently, the highest bid is $19,000, which corresponds to approximately R$102,000. However, it is expected that the bids will still be very high: after all, in 2017, another Subaru Impreza WRX used in the movie ‘In a rhythm of escape’ fetched US$ 69.1 thousand (about R$ 371 thousand) after receiving 71 offers .
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