The Subaru Wrx STI continues to be a sedan enthusiast-focused rally-bred delivers performance even more Wrx standard. However, the Subaru Wrx STI levels of comfort and refinement means that it’s now free to do as he was on every day as it is blitzing the backroads. Significantly, unlike the last generation model, the current Subaru Wrx STI is not offered as a hatchback. At first glance, the Subaru Wrx STI is visually similar to the Wrx, but a closer look reveals that the Subaru WRX STI is not a salesman skills of its heightened with touches aggressive like the deep front air number, narrowed “eagle eye” headlights, fenders burlier and oversized rear wing.
Subaru Wrx STI, power comes from a turbocharged 2.5-liter boxer-cylinder that produces 305 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 290 lb-ft of torque at 4,000 rpm. STI consumers will need to know how to drive a stick – a six-speed manual slick-shifting is the only transmission. It helps sedan to accelerate from zero-to-60 mph in a (conservative and likely) claimed 5.1 seconds. The Subaru Wrx STI Brembo brakes bring the action to a halt, including four-piston calipers and 13.0-inch rotors up front, and two-piston calipers clamping 12.4 inch rotors at the rear.
Setting the Subaru Wrx STI other than common Wrx Multi-Mode Driver Controlled Center Differential relations existing in the system all-wheel drive Subaru’s. A Planetary-type center of the difference of delivering up a nominal 41/59 torque split (front / rear), and a limited slip center of the difference in mechanical helps insulation to the fore the power and grh automatically in one of three ways. A manual mode lets drivers pick one of six pre-selected the difference closes the levels of the various factors driving.
One element of the Subaru Wrx STI performance arsenal is Active torque Vectoring, using the vehicle stability and traction control systems to use the brake pressure inside the front wheels for a more neutral cornering. Significantly, the stability control offers the choice of three settings – normal, traction control and off. Selection than that offered by Intelligent Drive Subaru’s or SI-Drive powertrain management system, which features Intelligent, Sport and Sport Sharp modes accessed in the center console-mounted dial. Intelligent we provide to feel more relaxed, while the Sport and Sport Sharp speed up the answers for extra driving fun.
Unlike standard Subaru Wrx STI, economic and Impreza sedan shares a platform, an STI using the deviation Rag front suspension to improve cornering. Aluminum lower L-arms up front to reduce unsprung weight. This makes the setup delivers a ride that strong but livable for those who regularly scour the maintenance of roads neglected. The upside, of course, is a bit of body roll and the impressive turn.
Subaru Wrx STI Interior
Like the Wrx, the inside of the Subaru Wrx STI is based on that of the Impreza. That means a simple, no-nonsense design that thrives hands clear to ergonomics and intuitive. , Sporty elements STI-specific include a wheel flat-bottom steering, (optional) a combination of Alcantara / two-tone leather sports seats, imitation carbon fiber trim, and red-face shifter knob.
Instrumentation Informative one of the strong points of Subaru Wrx STI. A special Subaru Wrx STI Design electroluminescent gauge panel uses a 3.5-inch LCD screen to display certain functions, including the selected gear, and 4.3 inch LCD screen mounted on the dashboard provides information on blood pressure, fire control, audio settings and Bluetooth connectivity.
Too delicate and often confused, use, optional navigation system is one of the worst units in any modern car. At least provides a good performance by using a communication system StarLink Subaru’s, giving the smartphone-based radio Aha, Facebook and Twitter. Although the third-not as practical as its five-door hatchback predecessor, the STI boasts 12 cubic feet of trunk space decent rear room. The rear seats fold down 60/40 to free up extra trunk space.
Subaru Wrx STI Level trim Breakdown
The Subaru Wrx STI is offered in the base model and Limited trims. A special Launch Edition, zi, will briefly be available. The Subaru Wrx STI base model comes with full power accessories, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, a six-speaker AM / CD / HD radio / SiriusXM stereo with USB and aux inputs, camera rearview, Bluetooth connectivity, cruise control, heated external mirrors, asthma Wiper de-nicer and 18-inch alloy wheels. For those features, the Limited adds or leather upholstery, power-adjustable seat driver, audio Harmon / karmon, a moonroof, and 18-inch BBS forged alloy wheels. A navigation system with 6.1 inch LCD screen is optional on all STIs, and the model can be spec’d with Limited Harmon / Kardon stereo.
To celebrate the debut of the Subaru Wrx STI, Subaru is offering a special Launch Edition models. Limited a run 1,000 units, builds off the base model with WR Blue paint, gold BBS alloy wheels, exclusive blue color of the inner, STI short-throw shifter and remote start.
Subaru Wrx STI Competitors
Subarus appeal to two very different groups, families seeking a safe and reliable means of transportation, and younger consumers seeking fast, fun, all-wheel drive performance cars. The Subaru Wrx STI Sedan aims to the second group, in determining the competitiveness of its major rival Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X. Some may consider the Mazda 3 Mazdaspeed and Ford Focus ST.
Subaru Wrx STI Safety
All Subaru Wrx STI models are fitted as standard with dual front, front side and full-length side curtain airbags. In addition to the driver knee airbag and traction and stability control systems available for Subaru Wrx STI.