Subaru Impreza GE WRC2008 (S14)
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2008: Subaru Impreza GE WRC2008

Also called Subaru Impreza S14 WRC2008
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Assembly: see video


Group/Class A/8 Homologation number: A 5713 (01/01 WR)
Years active 2008 Homologation start: 1/6/2008
Homologation end: 31/12/2016
Type EJ207, boxer 4 cyl (180o) located front longitudinal
Capacity 1998 cc WRC: x 1.7 = 3396 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 92.02 x 75.1
Compression ratio 9.0:1
Output power - torgue 300 HP / 5500 rpm 66.3 kgm (650 Nm) / 3000 rpm
Main bearings 5 of 64mm diameter, 52mm big end journals diameter connecting rod length between centers 130.5mm, big end bearing diameter 55mm
Materials block: die-cast aluminium alloy, with cast iron "dry type" cylinder liners, 201mm height cylinderhead: die-cast aluminium alloy 127mm height
Cams/valves 2 x 2 overhead camshafts (DOHC), belt driven with Active Valve Control System (AVCS) and Tumble Generator Valves (TGVs) 4 valves/cyl. - 16 valves total. 36.2mm inlet valves diameter, 32.2mm exhaust valves diameter. 20.5o angle between inlet valves and vertical, 20.5o angle between exhaust valves and vertical. 1 coil spring per inlet/exhaust valve
Aspiration IHI RH twin scroll turbocharger (oil lubricated and watercooled) with chargecooler (water-to-air intercooler), 34mm turbo restrictor, anti-lag system and catalytic converter fitted. Nippon Denso MPI multipoint electronic fuel injection with a drive-by-wire throttle pressure: 2.0 bar
Ignition Subaru programmable electronic engine management system. Firing order 1-3-2-4
Cooling system watercooled 7.7 lt
Lubrication system wet sump with 1 oil cooler 5.5 lt
Type four wheel drive Prodrive ATM (Automated Manual Transmission) 6-speed semi-automatic gearbox, electronically controlled, hydraulically actuated paddle-shift, or conventional H-pattern
Gearbox ratios t: 3.636/1 (40/11)
2nd: 2.375/1 (38/16)
3rd: 1.761/1 (37/21)
4th: 1.346/1 (35/26)
5th: 1.062/1 (34/32)
6th: 0.842/1 (32/38)
R: 3.545/1 (26/11 x 39/26)
1st: 3.000/1 (30/10)
2nd: 2.250/1 (27/12)
3rd: 1.800/1 (27/15)
4th: 1.470/1 (25/17)
5th: 1.210/1 (23/19)
6th: 1.000/1 (21/21)
R: 3.545/1 (26/11 x 39/26)
Diffrential ratio front 3.900/1 (39/10), rear 3.545/1 (39/11), transfer box 1.100/1 (33/30) active hydro/electronically controlled epicyclical center differential with viscous coupling, 1st output to helical gears transfer box, 2nd output through hollow secondary gearbox shaft to hypoid spiral bevel gears limited slip front differential. Hypoid spiral bevel gears limited slip rear differential
Clutch dry double carbon plate, 240mm diameter
Type steel monocoque GE chassis with roll-cage, front steel subframe for front suspension and gearbox, and rear steel subframe for rear suspension. 5 door hatchback steel bodyshell with extended wheel arches, aluminium front bonnet, polypropylene and steel front and rear bumbers, and synthetic rear wing
Front suspension mac pherson strut with lower wishbone, coil springs, Bilstein telescopic watercooled gas shock absorbers and anti-roll bar
Rear suspension mac pherson strut with longitudinal and transverse links, coil springs, Bilstein telescopic watercooled gas shock absorbers and anti-roll bar
Steering system power assisted rack and pinion
Brakes ventilated disks all around,
tarmac: 378/326/310mm diameter front/rear with 6/4 piston calipers
gravel: 316mm diameter with 4 piston calipers front/rear
dual circuit with Hitachi servo
length: 4.415 m (173.8") width: 1.800 m (70.9") height: 1.475 m (58.1")
wheelbase: 2.635 m (103.7") front track: 1.550 m (61.0") rear track: 1.560 m (61.4")
Rims - tires tarmac: 8" x 18", gravel: 7" x 15" Pirelli
Weight 1230 kg
Weight/power 4.1 kg/HP
Fuel tank 70-120 lt

Results in WRC


2008 2009 2010 Total
Races 9 9
Entries/finishes 20/16 20/16 (80%)
Races 7 3 10
Entries/finishes 9/5 5/5 14/10 (71.5%)
Total WRC results
Races 9 7 3 19
Entries/finishes 20/16 9/5 5/5 34/26 (76.5%)
Total points 84 15 6 105
(5.526 per race)
(3.088 per entry)


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Works team: Subaru World Rally Team

Entry Rally event
Petter Solberg
Phil Mills
works 2nd 6th 6th 5th 4th 5th 5th 8th 4th
Chris Atkinson
Stéphane Prévot
works ele ctri cal 13th 3rd 6th radi ator 7th 6th 4th acci dent
Brice Tirabassi
Fabrice Gordon
works 10th eng ine
Total points
84 9 5 13 11 7 11 11 10 7
Works Starts/finishes 20/16 2/1 2/2 2/2 2/2 2/1 3/3 3/2 2/2 2/1

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