It is certainly not his physical close to the Hyundai i30 and the Opel Astra that will help him in this but rather his chassis and its engines. Indeed, the Japanese will be able to highlight its system of all-wheel drive and its engines flat.
It now rests on the platform of its cousin the XV and will be exclusively marketed in 5-door version in Europe. The promised driving sensations give water to the mouth thanks to a lower center of gravity and a more precise steering and stiffness than ever before. As a bonus, it has a very active active safety system that has made it the safest in its class in Japan.
First there is the Subaru WRX and its turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine developing 268 horsepower and 258 pounds-feet of torque. The latter can be coupled to a 6-speed manual transmission or a CVT box to suit your tastes. Of course, all-wheel drive is a standard feature for the Subaru WRX 2018.
Afterwards, there is the version STI recognized for its performances on the tracks of rally car around the world. The Subaru WRX STI 2018 is powered by a turbocharged 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine, which features 305 horsepower and 290 pound-feet of torque. This mechanism is only available with a 5-speed manual transmission and also benefits from all-wheel drive as standard. The Subaru WRX STI has a performance of 5.4 seconds.