The American subsidiary of Subaru recently revealed 2015 Subaru WRX and WRX STI prices.
The entry level 2015 Subaru WRX gets a price tag of USD 26,295. The sportier 2015 WRX STI on the other hand starts at USD 34,495. The WRX STI Launch Edition kicks off at USD 37,395, with production limited to just 1,000 units.
The limited edition model gets WR Blue Pearl exterior paint, blue cabin highlights, standard keyless access & start system, and STI short-shifter for 6 speed manual ‘box.
The Subaru WRX is powered by a 4 pot, 2.0-liter turbo charged, boxer engine that has a max power of 268 bhp (200 kW) and peak torque of 258 lb-ft (349 Nm). The engine comes mated to a six speed manual gearbox, or can also be had with a Sport Lineartronic CVT.
Powering the new Subaru WRX STI is a 2.5 litre turbo-charged Subaru Boxer four-pot engine that has max power of 305hp and peak torque of 290lb/ft. The engine comes mated to a six-speed gearbox that has shorter throws than non-STI model and also offers slicker and sportier shift feel.
Sales of the new Subaru WRX and WRX STI in US will commence in April this year and you can stay tuned to Motoroids for more updates on one of the most promising Japanese performance sedans of recent times.
Subaru WRX STI specifications:
- Length / width / height: 4,595 x 1,795 x 1,475 mm*3
- Wheelbase: 2,650 mm
- Engine: 2.5 litre Horizontally-Opposed turbo
- Displacement: 2,457 cc
- Transmission: six-speed manual
- Maximum output: 305 hp / 6,000 rpm
- Maximum torque: 290 lb.-ft. / 4,000 rpm
- Tyre size: 245/40 R18
- Seating capacity: 5