Subaru WRX STI Specs, Engine, Release Date

Subaru is working on the new version of WRX STI model to make it more comfortable and performable. One’s wait for the long anticipated iconic design from the manufacturer will get over soon. With the release of 2018 Subaru WRX STI, desperate fans can bring charm in their driving experience. This model has already been shown at the 2016 New York International Auto Show.

2018 Subaru WRX STI front

2018 Subaru WRX STI Concept

This is the fifth generation Impreza from the manufacturer’s house. Subaru has produced different variants of Impreza compact car. Experts have predicted that 2018 WRX STI will be going to be the best-known for its features and performance. It is expected that its best feature will be turbocharged engine and standard all-wheel-drive system.

Back in October 2007, when Subaru WRX STI was first introduced with 2.0-liters, EJ207 engine, it is expected to be equipped with an a far better engine for the new generation people.

2018 Subaru WRX STI – Exterior Design

It is also expected that 2018 Subaru WRX STI will get a front grille with a number of small holes. The front bumper will incorporate a bit larger area for these small holes for more air intake. This will also keep its engine ready to perform for long distances with proper air cooling of different engine parts under the hood.

Headlights also will be seen a bit angular to the hood and fog lights will be placed beside the area of air holes. With the integration of LED technology for its lighting system, new WRX STI will offer better visibility in different conditions.

If someone looks onto its hood, then one can see a depression that holds the gap to take more air inside. At its side, depression will be seen at the lower part of the door running from front fender to the rear one. At the rear end, its design will offer perfect aerodynamics that will be far better than its previous model.

2018 Subaru WRX STI rear

2018 Subaru WRX STI – Interior Concept

The Subaru WRX STI 2018 will not only provide amazing cabin, but it will be a platform of advanced technologies. The dashboard will be completely digitalized, and center console will offer free space to keep small items. But space inside will be comfortable to sit and enjoy in all driving conditions.

It has been found that it will integrate the latest Subaru’s Starlink infotainment system. With the feature of Bluetooth and smartphone connectivity. One can also get the advantage of satellite radio along with a navigation system.

2018 Subaru WRX STI interior

2018 Subaru WRX STI – Expected Engine Specs

The manufacturer has not revealed any such specifications. It will be interesting to see what the automaker will equip for its new model. Different sources have predicted that new WRX STI will be powered by 2.5-liter turbocharged engine that can produce up to 305 hp. Another engine variant might be a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that can produce up to 268 hp.

2018 Subaru WRX STI – Price and Competition

The price of this new vehicle is not announced officially, but experts have predicted that it might be reached around $35,000.

This manufacturer is doing their best to beat the main rivals of 2018 Subaru WRX STI that include Ford Focus RS and Volkswagen Golf R.

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