About the car
This car was produced in Japan by Subaru in 2017 alongside the S208 model as a special edition package with additional aesthetic features. With only 450 units of the stock S208 model sold for the Japanese market, only up to 350 units could be equipped with the NBR Challenge Package which includes a carbon fibre wing, front lip spoiler, and roof.
The S208 is powered by a 2.0 litre turbocharged boxer engine specifically tuned to provide 329 bhp. The Subaru standard four-wheel drive system used in the regular model remains’ and a six-speed manual gearbox is the only transmission available for this car.
It also features adjustable rear suspension, quicker steering rack and torque vectoring on this limited run high performance car. It is available in a select few of limited colours – this one was produced in blue.
About the Brand
Subaru is a Japanese automobile manufacturing division of the Transportation Conglomerate Subaru Corporation. It was founded in 1953 by Kenji Kita. Subaru cars are recognised for the use of their boxer engine layout in most of their vehicles above 1500cc, which is one of the company’s marketing angles as they try and target consumers who desire their unique engine and drivetrain, along with many other specialised features.
About the Manufacturer
Kyosho is a Japanese and, international selling brand specialising in the manufacturing of model cars, planes, helicopters, and boats. Kyosho was founded in 1963 by Hisashi Suzuki. They created its first trademark radio-controlled car in 1970 with the production of die-cast models beginning in 1992. They have built a positively reputable brand with products consumer know are likely to exceed expectations.