The new 2016 Subaru WRX STI S207 is for those, who want their cars to be stylish as well as power packed. The Japanese automaker has made WRX STI powerful and given it excellent styling details, which are reminiscent of the ones are seen in Subaru S206 and R205. Right now, the car has been launched only in Japan; it may reach the US but nothing official about it yet. Only 400 units will be produced and its bookings are open until March 2016.
Exterior and interior details of 2016 Subaru WRX STI S207
WRX is 182.48″ long, 70.66″ wide, and 57.87″ high. It is hard to miss its strong style features. The intakes are big and have a strong presence. The grille has a mesh design with a red border and Subaru badge. The under spoiler is what catches the attention almost immediately. The way it protrudes from the spoiler, you are reminded of how this Japanese carmaker likes to make its cars robust and be full of attitude. The black side garnishes are cool accents. WRX will run on 19-inch BBS aluminum wheels, which are lightweight and performance oriented at the same time. The rear flaunts a spoiler with special S207 logo. The bumper looks nice and being the same color as the car, it blends well. Colors options include Crystal White Pearl, Sunrise Yellow, Crystal Black Silica, and WR Blue Pearl.
Recaro bucket seats with leather trim offer ultimate comfort as well as protection to driver and passengers. The interior comes with 3 options: Carbon Black Checkered Cloth, Carbon Black Leather, and Black Alcantara with Carbon Black Leather Bolsters. The entire interior space measures more than 96cu.ft. The rear seats are 60/40 split folding, which makes 12.0cu.ft of space available.
Engine and Mileage specifications of 2016 Subaru WRX STI S207
The car gets power from the Subaru Boxer engine. It is turbocharged and produces 323hp with 318lbs.ft of torque. Apart from delivering such high power, the engine also works with greater efficiency, thanks to its improved parts, which enhance chassis stiffness. Its horizontal design provides it with balance and makes it capable of transferring power steadily. The pistons of the horizontal engine make side-to-side movement thereby eliminating their own vibrations and working without any interruption.
- year: 2016
- make: Subaru
- Model: WRX
- Engine: inline-4
- Horsepower @ RPM: 323 @ 7200
- Torque @ RPM:317 @ 3200
- Displacement: 2.0 L
- 0-60 time: 4.5 sec. (Est.)
- Top Speed: 155 mph (Est.)
Price and release date
As the Japanese carmaker has not released WRX in the US market, its price in US dollars can only be gauged by its price in Yen, which currently stands at $46,050.
Source: Top Speed
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