Watch: Colin McRae’s old Subaru Impreza goes Christmas tree picking

A genuinely jolly Christmas video proves how versatile Impreza rally cars are
by Stephen Dobie | Dec 21, 2018
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Still not got a Christmas tree, a mere four days before we’re all getting tucked into bed awaiting Santa Claus? Well, if you live in a country where it’s possible to get a real tree, there’s still time to head off into a rural forest to hack down the finest of firs beneath which the big man can leave his presents.

Well, there is if you have an ex-Colin McRae Subaru Impreza rally car to hand. A point proven by London specialist car dealer Girardo & Co, which has put together a Christmas video that manages to not be completely cheesy. Bravo.

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There are skids, jumps, and the truly heartwarming sight of left-foot braking in wellington boots. Not to mention a dirt-soaked rally car trundling through London traffic looking cool as hell.

It all serves to remind us that, if we’re being brutally honest, the only thing we really want for Christmas this year is, well, an ex-Colin McRae Subaru Impreza rally car. We’ve been really good, honest.

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NOTE: This article first appeared on TopGear.com. Minor edits have been made.

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