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2009 SEMA Show: Subaru on Display



From the SEMA Show, we have more information about Ken Block's Gymkhana Impreza WRX STI. Here's a comprehensive list of modifications tthe car from its display stand at the show.


• Crawford Performance SR5 2.7-liter billet race engine
• Crawford Performance billet 84mm stroker crankshaft
• Pauter billet long rods, Crawford Performance spec.
• JE Pistons billet pistons, Crawford Performance spec.
• Subaru “Gold” STI rod bearings
• STI main bearings
• STI piston rings
• STI head gaskets
• STI 10mm oil pump
• STI camshafts
• STI intake manifold
• Crawford Performance high flow water pump
• Crawford Performance race-prepped cylinder heads
• Crawford Performance fuel rails with stainless-steel lines
• Crawford Performance rotated twin-scroll turbo kit with Garrett ball-bearing turbo
• Subaru twin-scroll headers
• ARP® head studs, Crawford Performance spec.
• TiAL® Sport 44mm wastegate
• Crawford Performance cold air intake
• Crawford Performance fuel swirl pot
• Crawford Performance radiator tank
• Crawford Performance custom radiator
• Crawford Performance aluminum radiator lines
• Crawford Performance aluminum radiator ducting
• Crawford Performance oil cooler
• Crawford Performance stainless-steel exhaust with dual Crawford Performance megaphones
• MOTUL 300V 10W40 oil
• NGK spark plugs
• Bosch fuel pump and fuel injectors
• E85 fuel


• TEIN Super Racing Coilovers, custom-valved
• TEIN springs
• CUSCO swaybars
• Crawford Performance custom front hubs
• Crawford Performance custom tie rods
• Crawford Performance custom front A-arms
• Crawford Performance alignment and setup


• 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX STI
• Crawford Performance carbon-fiber roof (7 lb)
• Crawford Performance carbon-fiber hood
• FIA-legal roll cage
• STI carbon-fiber roof scoop
• STI front lip
• Prodrive carbon-fiber wing
• Prodrive carbon-fiber OEM wing cover
• Prodrive carbon-fiber dash
• SYMS carbon-fiber mirrors
• SYMS carbon-fiber door panels
• RECARO carbon/Kevlar® seats customized for Ken Block
• Crawford Performance Lexan® rear window
• Willans seatbelts
• Sparco steering wheel
• Tinted windows
• Paint by Patrick Flynn’s Auto Body


• KAPS 6-speed 4+2 dog box
• STI short-throw shifter
• EXEDY triple-carbon clutch
• The Driveshaft Shop aluminum driveshaft
• The Driveshaft Shop high-performance axles
• Volk TE37 wheels with custom paint
• CARBONETIC front and rear carbon differentials
• BFGoodrich® g-Force T/A® KDW “Smokey” tires
• MOTUL transmission and differential fluids


• MoTeC M800 ECU
• MoTeC SDL digital dash display
• MoTeC knock detection system
• MoTeC custom wiring harness for the entire car
• MoTeC 5-bar MAP sensor
• Engine tuned by Crawford Performance
• Kenwood 2-way radio system
• Custom Crawford Performance start button
• ODYSSEY® battery


• Brembo GRAN TURISMO 6-piston monobloc front calipers
• Brembo GRAN TURISMO 4-piston rear calipers
• STI brake bias controller
• Prodrive/STI hydraulic hand brake
• STI brake booster delete
• Stainless-steel brake lines and fittings
• MOTUL RBF 600 brake fluid












Modified by Subaru Performance Tuning (SPT), the 2010 Legacy 2.5GT Sedan was given the full VIP treatment. With an emphasis on luxury, the styling required major changes in the body, extremely low ride height, and aggressive wheels. The car's Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive breaks with the traditional rear-wheel drive VIP platforms. SPT considers its Legacy VIP thave “… an extra dose of East Coast flair.” Here are most of its highlights.


•  2.5-liter DOHC 16-valve turbocharged and intercooled 4-cylinder SUBARU BOXER engine with Active Valve Control System
•  265 hp @ 6,000 rpm
•  258 lb-ft of torque @ 2,000-5,200 rpm
•  Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive with locking viscous-type center differential (50/50 torque split) & 6-speed manual transmission
•  SPT billet oil cap v2.0 (Subaru Accessory)
•  SPT billet battery hold-down v2.0 (Subaru Accessory)
•  Mishimotfront-mount intercooler with custom piping
•  STI flexible strut tower brace (Subaru Accessory)


•  Rolled and flared fenders
•  JDM hood, bumper fascia, sport grille, and under spoilers front and rear
•  JDM HID headlights and fog lights
•  Roof and decklid lip spoiler
•  MC3 Enterprises Trinidad wheels
•  20 x 10, 30 offset with 3" lip front
•  20 x 10, 12 offset with 4" lip rear
•  Falken FK452 235/30 R20 tires (stretched)
•  Air suspension by Universal Air
•  JDM power folding signal mirrors with chrome caps
•  Chrome trunk garnish (Subaru Accessory)
•  JDM vent shades
•  Puddle lights (Subaru Accessory)
•  Paint: Sinjuku Black Plum


•  Diamond-stitch seats, door trim, full engine-bay cover, and trunk trim, finished in Togarashi Red
•  Rear bucket seats with beverage cooler and motorized valuables pod
•  Auto-dimming mirror with transflective display and HomeLink®1 (Subaru Accessory)
•  Interior Illumination Kit (Subaru Accessory)
•  Illuminated Sill Plates (Subaru Accessory)
•  Twin rear seat multifunction displays
•  Carputer tintegrate subsystems
•  Head unit: JVC KJD-AVX77 touch screen
•  Amplifiers
•  JBL® GT5-A604 4-channel amplifier
•  JBL GT5-A2001 sub-amplifier
•  Speakers
•  JBL GTO608C 6.5" component front (2)
•  JBL GT5-402 4" coaxial center channel (2)
•  JBL GTO628 6.5" coaxial rear (2)
•  JBL GT5-10 Dual Voice Coil 10" subs (2)

1 HomeLink is a registered trademark of Johnson Controls.




The Legacy GTk concept vehicle was conceived as an enthusiast's wagon – in this case, a go-kart enthusiast. The GTk is a wagon version of the Subaru Legacy 2.5GT Sedan modified tcarry a kart tand from the track. Modifications were performed by Specialized Vehicles, Inc. (SVI), of Troy, Michigan. Here is a list of the GTk's features.


•  Tuned 2.5-liter DOHC 16-valve turbocharged and intercooled 4-cylinder SUBARU BOXER engine
•  300 hp
•  350 lb-ft of torque
•  Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system
•  6-speed manual transmission
•  SPT short-throw shifter
•  SVI custom quad-tipped exhaust system
•  Braided stainless-steel brake lines and hoses
•  SPT strut tower brace
•  SPT anodized aluminum replacement parts
•  Custom boost, temperature, and oil pressure gauges


•  Bilstein®1 struts and suspension calibration
•  Lowered suspension
•  STI “Pink” springs
•  Brembo monobloc calipers with 355 x 32mm 2-piece floating cross-drilled discs with billet aluminum hats
•  6-piston front
•  4-piston rear
•  HRE custom 19" competition wheels
•  BFGoodrich P245/50 R19 g-Force T/A KDW-2 tires


•  RECARO Sportster custom front seats
•  Custom rear seats
•  Ultrasuede® and leather-trimmed interior
•  STI shift knob
•  STI aluminum pedals
•  SVI custom “kart friendly” cargarea with rubber decking, tie-down points, and LED lighting upgrades
•  harman/kardon custom surround-sound 18-speaker GreenEdge™ audisystem
•  Concept harman/kardon®2 head unit: 1CD AM/FM/XM®3 with 7" touch-screen display
•  Carbon-fiber patterned instrument panel and door trim


•  JAC Products custom low-profile roof rail and cross bar system
•  JDM rear liftgate spoiler
•  JDM rear mid-gate spoiler
•  JDM “blackout style” HID headlights
•  SVI custom front air dam
•  SVI custom lateral hood vents
•  SVI custom window tint
•  SVI custom rear diffuser
•  SVI custom smoked taillights
•  SVI custom fog lights
•  SVI custom Black over Red paint finish

1 Bilstein is a registered trademark of August-Bilstein GmbH & Co.
2 harman/kardon is a registered trademark of Harman International Industries, Inc.
3 XM is a registered trademark of XM Satellite Radio, Inc.




In addition to the bolt-on SPT parts featured on the Impreza WRX STI “catalog” vehicle, a number of parts were displayed in the cargarea. These included ones mounted in a motorized display case. Here are the car's features.




•  2.5-liter DOHC 16-valve turbocharged and intercooled 4-cylinder SUBARU BOXER engine with Dual Active Valve Control 
••• System with 14.7 psi boost
•  Estimated 315 hp @ 6,000 rpm
•  Estimated 290 lb-ft of torque @ 4,000 rpm
•  Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system
•  Driver Controlled Center Differential, limited-slip helical front differential, Torsen® rear differential
•  6-speed close-ratimanual transmission
• SPT Performance Exhaust System
• SPT TurbHeat Shield


• STI Performance Springs
• SPT Strut Tower Brace
• SPT Lower Chassis Brace
• 19 x 8.5 Prodrive GT2 wheels finished in Glitter Gold (available from Wheel Dynamics)
• Michelin® Pilot® Sport A/S 245/35 R19 tires (available from Tire Rack)


• SPT Boost Gauge
• Media Hub digital music integration system (Subaru Accessory)
• Auto-dimming Mirror with transflective display and HomeLink (Subaru Accessory)
• XM Satellite Radi(Subaru Accessory)


• STI Front Lip Spoiler
• STI Shift Knob
• Exhaust Finishers (Subaru Accessory)
• SPT Billet Oil Cap v2.0
• SPT Billet Battery Hold Down v2.0
• All-weather Floor Mats (Subaru Accessory)
• STI Sport Grille
• Roof Carrier Bars (Subaru Accessory)
• 2 Universal Fork Mount Bike Carriers (Subaru Accessory)


































Reconfigured from the SPEED World Challenge specification under which it competed in 2009, the #111 Impreza WRX STI features these components.

•JE stock size forged pistons
•AEM cold air intake
•STI air duct hose
•STI radiator hose kit
•STI radiator cap
•SPT battery hold-down
•SPT strut brace
•Crawford Performance oil separator
•Ron Davis Racing Products radiator
•Ron Davis Racing Products oil heat exchanger
•Invidia downpipe
•Invidia cat back exhaust
•Stock ECU tuned by EcuTek
•2 Bosch fuel pumps
•Stock transmission
•STI short-throw shifter
•Phoenix Performance transmission oil cooler kit
•Stock rear differential
•Phoenix Performance differential oil cooler kit
•PERRIN™ rear differential cover
•ARP wheel studs
•Quarter Master® clutch disc
•Quarter Master stock flywheel
•DMS front camber plates
•SPT lower chassis brace
•Grand-Am spec. KONI shocks
•VAC Motorsports bushings
•Stock front swaybar
•Whiteline rear swaybar
•Agency Power rear swaybar links
•VAC Motorsports rear shock mounting plates
•Stock front and rear brakes
•Goodridge brake lines
•Phoenix Performance brake duct kit
•Hawk Performance brake pads
•STI front lip spoiler
•STI mesh grille
•Bosch ICON™ wiper blade
•OMP hood latches
•OMP rear deck spring latches
•VAC Motorsports front and rear tow hooks
•AiM dash data logger
•Cobra seat
•Safe-Quip seatbelts
•SPA Design fire system
•Safecraft driver side nets
•G-FORCE Racing Gear window net
•Sparco steering wheel
•OMP kill switch
•Motorola® in-car radio
•Longacre rearview mirror
•Phoenix Performance roll cage
•Custom ATL fuel cell with dry brake valve






The 2009 Subaru Impreza “TRAX” WRX STI and sleigh were built by Subaru Rally Team USA's technical partner, Vermont SportsCar. Here are specifications for both.



• Horizontally opposed 4-cylinder SUBARU BOXER engine
• Turbocharged and intercooled
• MoTeC M800 ECU
• Approximately 400 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque 
• KAPS 5-speed dog-engagement gearbox
• Programmable DCCD (Driver Controlled Center Differential) ECU
• EXEDY single-plate racing clutch
• Homologated STI Group N differentials front and rear
• STI increased durability driveshafts
• MOTUL 15W50 fully synthetic motor oil
• MOTUL Gear FF Competition 75W140 gear oil


• EXE-TC Group N competition rally suspension with pressure-sensitive damping/hydraulic bump stop
• Tracks system
• Mattracks 105M1-A1 rubber track conversion
• Custom machined hubs
• Drivetrain dropped 3" taccommodate tracks system
• STI Group N gravel rally brakes – 4-pot front and 2-pot rear
• MOTUL RBF600 brake fluid


• Seam-welded shell
• STI carbon-fiber roof scoop
• 1/4-in aluminum sump guard
• Carbon-fiber rear wing
• Vermont SportsCar/Custom Cages FIA spec. roll cage
• Overall weight – approximately 3,100 lb without track system
• Snowboard racks
• Yakima® FatCat 4 snowboard rack
• Yakima Landing Pad rack base
• DC Shoes XFB-C snowboards


• Modified STI dash
• Carbon-fiber door cards and carbon-fiber co-driver footrest
• Sabelt harnesses
• Hydraulic hand brake
• Coralba C-Giant rally computer
• RECARO Pro Racer with HANS (head and neck restraint) SPA
• V.I.O. POV.1 videsystem



• Custom-built hand-laid fiberglass body
• Sandwich-core construction
• Carbon-fiber dashboard and center tunnel cover
• Acrylic curved windshield (1/4-in thick) – thermoformed over a custom-built mold
• Spray-on polyurethane bed liner on interior floor surfaces
• Snowboard racks
• Yakima FatCat 4 snowboard rack
• DC Shoes XFB-C snowboards
• Rear-mounted grab bar
• Rear cooler/storage space


•  Custom-built steel skis
•  Torsion-bar suspension


• 4 RECARSPEED leather seats with embroidered DC logo
• Sabelt harnesses
• Sound system
• Head unit – Alpine iDA-X100M Marine Digital Media Receiver
• Speakers – KICKER KM620.2 Marine 6" 2-way water-resistant component system
• Subwoofer – KICKER CompVX™ CVX10 (10")
• Amplifier – KICKER MX700.5
• 4 cup holders
• Padded roll bars embedded with LED interior lighting
• 2 Optima YellowTop® high-performance AGM batteries
• 2 V.I.O. POV.1 camera systems
• Camera flush-mounted in dashboard panel
• Camera mounted on roll bar tube
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