2015 WRX STI video produces 3 million views: Have you seen it?
If you haven’t seen the 2015 Subaru "WRX STI vs StickBomb" video yet, you need to see it, because it's just too good to pass up. Guess which is faster, a lightening-fast StickBomb toy made of wooden sticks snapped together, or a meticulously made radio control model of the all-new 2015 Subaru WRX STI?
The production 2015 Subaru WRX STI just made its European debut at Geneva International Motor Show 2014, and this video shows the speed and agility of the real Japanese performance car. A group of guys and girls in Japan, with too much time on their hands, wanted to find out which is faster, Stickbomb or a 2015 WRX STI radio controlled car.
First, they designed a one-off radio controlled 2015 Subaru WRX STI performance car that was specially made for the feat. They meticulously built the body of the STI, and it looks incredibly realistic. The staff operating the radio control model were amazed at points in the shooting at just how real it looks. They used a 3D printer on the car and it looks incredible in the shoot.
The StickBomb toy is made of wooden sticks that are woven together and explode like a bomb when they come apart. But it takes an extreme amount of time to put them together. The Japan crew who set up the incredible StickBomb toy worked almost non-stop for the 3 days with very little rest in between setting it up for the shoot.
We don’t know how long it took to put together the 2015 Subaru WRX STI radio controlled car, but it must have taken many hours to hand-craft the realistic looking body. Subaru says that 30,000 StickBombs were brought in for the filming. To make the video, the Japanese crew had to weave together thousands of sticks to form a reticulated grid with each stick held in place by tension created by the elasticity of wood. This was no easy task.
The making of “Subaru WRX STI vs StickBomb” video took place on February 11-13, 2014 in Japan. The crew were able to use a Yokohama Tire super factory M space for the incredible shoot. This video has already been seen 3 million times to date. What happens when you take a 2015 Subaru WRX STI radio control car vs a StickBomb toy? Who wins?
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Watch StickBomb taking on a 2015 Subaru WRX STI in this video.