NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -- On Tuesday morning Robert Eberback of V.I.P. Honda reported to the police that a Suburu Impreza STI valued at more than $30,000 was stolen during the previous night from in front of their used car lot on Route 22 West.
North Plainfield Police Chief William Parenti reported that V.I.P. Honda had only had one set of keys for the 2012 car, and that these keys were still in their possession. The car was reputed to be locked for the overnight while the dealership was closed.
The three year old car has a high value, according to Parenti, because it can reach speeds of 100 miles per hour in just over six seconds, and is highly sought after for parts.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration the Impreza, including the sports models like the STI, are in the middle of the pack as targets for thieves.