The 2021 Subaru Forester STI is a must for the Company after the death of Forester XT Turbo model. Currently, there is no Forester performance version and many fans are disappointed.
Subaru Forester is a flagship model of this company, with Impreza, this could be one of the most famous models from this carmaker. It was launched in 1997. Ever since it had 4 generations and a few interesting variants. Unfortunately, one of the most interesting, Subaru Forester STI, was launched only in Japan. Also sadly, it was discontinued the third generation arrival in 2008.
According to the latest information the new 2020 Subaru Forester is getting the hybrid engine and we can’t expect STI version for that model year. However, we are expecting the STI version in the coming years.
The Company could bring back the Subaru Forester STI for the 2021 model year. However, this time the crossover could see a worldwide appearance. Trusted sources from Subaru confirmed that bosses are weighing options. However, the final decision is not made yet, so fans will have to wait for some while.
2021 Subaru Forester STI Launch Date
Back in 2004, Subaru introduced Subaru Forester STI quietly in its homeland. But, its popularity spread over the world. Fans that had a chance to drive it, fell in love immediately. The fourth generation of the crossover is already 6 years old. Previous lasted not more than that.
New, fifth generation could present the Forester as a part of its lineup. But, this time, it will have to go global. Whatsoever, we still don’t know when it will happen. Enthusiasts hope in 2020, but the next-gen Forester could come a year later.
Subaru Forester STI Engine
We will again travel back in time to check the powertrain of the predecessor. Then, Subaru Forester STI used the same engine as the Impreza WRX STI. This model is still available. It uses a 2.5-liter flat-four engine that is good for 300 hp. The 2021 Subaru Forester STI version could use the same unit. It is mated to a 6-speed auto transmission. Also, some unique features are coming with it, such as torque vectoring and limited slip differentials.
2021 Subaru Forester STI Redesign
It is hard to guess the look of the Subaru Forester STI. It is certain that the model will share a platform with its standard version. However, some updates outside and inside will make it aggressive and more appealing. Inside, we should find a lot of red details and unique solutions.