Years of rally success made Subaru a default choice for hoons in the early 2000s, but recent WRX models have struggled to meet (lofty) expectations. To build some hype for the current WRX STI, Subaru sat Mark Higgins in a specially-prepared car and told him to drive down the bobsled run in St. Moritz. As you might imagine, the results make for great viewing.
This isn't the first time Subaru has teamed up with Mark Higgins. The rally driver, who has also spent time as a stunt driver on James Bond films, is the man responsible for the four-wheeled record around the Isle of Man, lapping the fearsome TT track in 17:35.139.
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Although this stunt didn't last nearly as long as the Isle of Man lap, it presented a totally different set of challenges. As you can probably tell from the image above, the combination of wide car and narrow bobsled run led a few big crashes, and a bit of time spent on two wheels.
You can check it all out in the video below.
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