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Hoonigan is no stranger to incredibly cool throwback motorsports machines, and its latest concoction thoroughly proves this point. Travis Pastrana is now the pilot of this insane Subaru Gymkhana build.

  • Car: Travis Pastrana Gymkhana Subaru GL
  • Location: Unknown
  • Photog: Unknown (used with permission from Hoonigan)
  • Camera: Unknown

This thing looks the absolute business. It’s a throwback to the early 1980s Subaru GL wagon shape with massive fenders, giant tires, the works. It looks like a cross between a ’80s AJTCC car mixed with an ’80s Trans Am racer, except it’s a car that never raced in either series.

What’s cool is it’s not a modified old GL, but rather a full carbon, all-custom racecar styled after it. There’s no word on what’s underneath, but I’ll hedge that it has some kind of race-prepped Subaru STI drive/powertrain like his previous Gymkhana machine. My God, does it sound so glorious banging off the rev limiter in a fast slide, as demonstrated at the beginning of this video. All that’s left to do is backflip it.

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